Cecilia Ma Zecha is Executive Director for Forbes in Asia. She is responsible for content development and the recruitment and management of speakers for Forbes events, including the annual Forbes Global CEO Conference and the Forbes Forum on Asia’s Power Business Women. A former TV news anchor, Cecilia is a presenter at Forbes events and serves as a moderator and an emcee. In addition, Cecilia manages public relations for Forbes in the region. Based in Singapore, Cecilia joined Forbes in 2005.
Prior to Forbes Cecilia was an anchor and news producer for CNBC in Asia. She started as a news assistant for Asia Business News in Hong Kong in 1993, and became the host of Asia Squawk Box for CNBC in Singapore in 1997. She helped to build Asia Squawk Box from a one-hour show to a three-hour live program. Cecilia was also the host of the Asian Wall Street Journal On-Air, World Market Outlook and Asia Market Wrap. She profiled CEOs for Managing Asia on issues related to business and management. She was the host of CNBC’s inaugural program on executive women, Asia Working Woman.