Josephine reported to the Penang Green Council as the new General Manager in April 2019. Prior to her appointment to Penang Green Council, Josephine served as the Special Officer in charge of the environmental portfolio under The Penang State Government for 7 years.
In this role, she has been a strong advocate in environment-related issues, actively participated in policymaking, educational awareness & outreach programmes as well as international networking platforms.
Josephine was born and raised in Penang, Malaysia. She received her secondary education in Penang Girls’ High School and graduated with Academic Distinction from the Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) with a bachelor’s degree (HONS) in Mass Communication in the Creative Industry Faculty. She is also holding a certificate of proficiency in food waste prevention.
She is currently the Leader for Circular Economy Club Penang Chapter, Advisory Band member the Sustainability Council (Majlis Kelestarian University-MKU)in University Sains Malaysia (USM), Advisory Board Member for Fides Certification Sdn Bhd. She is also a certified Standard Mental Health First Aider. She has been awarded as The Best & Outstanding Performance Government Officer from the year 2015 to 2019.