Hanin Shaharuddin

Hanin is adept at designing and communicating concise solutions to complex issues, having tackled a wide breadth of policy problems for more than a decade.

Drawing from her experience in macroeconomic policy and financial regulation, she understands what it takes to translate macroeconomic insight into pragmatic policy measures. She believes good policy draws on human-centred design principles built on sound analysis.

Influential work

  • Spearheaded a nationwide roadmap to incorporate climate risk considerations into macro-financial surveillance and developed the central bank’s approach to the inaugural industrywide climate risk stress test exercise for the Malaysian financial system
  • Designed the recovery and resolution planning policy framework for Malaysian banks, and authored prudential standards on recovery planning, which led to the creation of comprehensive crisis playbooks for all major banking groups in Malaysia
  • Served as a key financial stability advisor for the design and rollout of financial support measures during the COVID-19 pandemic to mitigate the repercussions of the health crisis on the financial system
  • Led the execution of multiple top-down scenario-based stress-test exercises for the Malaysian banking system between 2015 and 2020.

Outside of Nous

Hanin previously worked with the Malaysian central bank, establishing herself as a subject matter expert in financial crisis monitoring, prevention, management and resolution. In Australia, she has worked with the Western Australian Department of Treasury on policy issues related to labour participation and skills shortages.

Hanin holds a Bachelor of Applied Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley.

In her spare time...

Hanin enjoys picking up new skills and hobbies. At the moment, she is sewing and knitting her way into a new wardrobe and playing (and replaying) classic role-playing video games.


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