Currently, Ms. Shella Georgina Beatrice is pursuing her PhD study in Swinburne University of Technology at Sarawak Campus. Her PhD study is on exploring rural entrepreneurs in rural tourism on their experiences in training. She completed her Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching (Higher Education) Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. She also obtained her Corporate Master of Business Administration (Finance) from the University Malaysia Sarawak, Sarawak, Malaysia. She was a recipient of Tunku Abdul Rahman Sarawak Scholarship Foundation, Yayasan Sarawak. She has more than seventeen years of teaching experience at various institutions of higher learning in Malaysia such as LimKokWing Institute of Creative Technology, Sarawak Campus, Open University Malaysia, Sarawak Campus, Wawasan Open University, Sarawak Campus and Chermai Jaya College, Sarawak, Malaysia.
Prior to joining Swinburne University of Technology (Sarawak Campus), she worked as a Financial Executive with Maybank Group, Malaysia for nine years. She was responsible to execute sales activities to increase sales revenue of basic products such as credit cards, insurance and unit trusts, carry out sales and marketing for Etiqa, wealth management, and specific product from Group Retail Financial Services. She served affluent and high net worth customers. She managed all matters related to affluent and potential high net worth segments/portfolio assigned to ensure high level of customer service. She referred customer in engagement to customer service executive for fulfilment in the event customer require a loan (mortgage). She participated in sales launches and data mining for potential customer and source for new business. During her employment in Maybank, she was selected as a participant of high achiever sales convention nationwide in Maybank Group. She had achieved more than RM1Million sales in unit trust/capital guaranteed/structured deposit and achieved annual financial year premium more than RM200,000 before financial year end for life insurance. She was the top financial executive for credit card quarterly nationwide. She was an outstanding lead generator for ASB (Amanah Saham Bumiputra) loan and among the top contributors to Islamic and Conventional Structured Deposit nationwide.
Upon completion of her degree, she worked at Lasme Enterprise Sdn. Bhd. as an Account Executive. She was an audit trainee with Ernst and Young, Audit firm in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. She has taught various subjects such as management accounting, financial accounting, auditing, accounting for managers, management decision accounting, business analyst, investment management, international trade and finance, advance finance, financial planning & investment, banking operations & governance, economic, accounting, international finance and law, financial markets and financial management. Presently, she is engaged by the University as a full-time lecturer, specialising in accounting for manager, international trade & finance and bank, operations & governance. In order to maintain her professional license membership, she is attached to Public Mutual Berhad as a part time unit trust consultant and private retirement scheme consultant. Last but not least, she has actively contributed some of her times and involved in associations such as Bidayuh Literary Society, Sarawak Dayak Graduates Association, Koperasi Serantau Dayak Berhad (Co-operative Society) and Visionary Sarawak Women Entrepreneurs Association (SARANITA) to serve the communities and extend the networking among the communities for more than ten years.
UKAS: Swinburne Sarawak PGRS Sumbang Bantuan Bakul Makanan Kepada Penduduk Kampung Tema Saan. Available at https://ukas.sarawak.gov.my/2021/08/24/swinburne-sarawak-pgrs-sumbang-bantuan-bakul-makanan-penduduk-kampung-tema-saan/
New Sarawak Tribune: 55 households receive food aid from Swinburne, 2021. Available at https://www.newsarawaktribune.com.my/55-households-receive-food-aid-from-swinburne/
Utusan Borneo: Swinburne Sarawak akhiri bengkel STEAM untuk 15 sekolah rendah di Serian. Available at https://www.utusanborneo.com.my/2021/07/06/swinburne-sarawak-akhiri-bengkel-steam-untuk-15-sekolah-rendah-di-serian
Swinburne Media: 15 schools in Serian join Swinburne STEAM workshops. Available at https://www.swinburne.edu.my/news/15-schools-serian-join-swinburne-steam-workshops.php
Swinburne Media: Swinburne’s STEM team ‘Highly Commended’ at VC’s Award 2020. Available at https://www.swinburne.edu.my/news/swinburnes-stem-team-highly-commended-vcs-award-2020.php
Swinburne Media: 200 students and teachers from Serian attend Swinburne’s STEM workshop. Available at https://www.swinburne.edu.my/news/200-students-teachers-serian-attend-swinburnes-stem-workshop.php
Swinburne Media: Swinburne’s teams among the best in PNB Investment Quiz (2019). Available at https://www.swinburne.edu.my/news/swinburnes-teams-among-best-pnb-investment-quiz.php
Swinburne Media: High school students learn STEM skills in Swinburne workshop (2019). Available at https://www.swinburne.edu.my/news/high-school-students-learn-stem-skills-swinburne-workshop.php
Borneo Post: Strengthen your investment by Rule of 72. Available at https://www.theborneopost.com/2019/06/26/strengthen-your-investment-by-rule-of-72/
Borneo Post: 17 Nov 2017. Swinburne S’wak team among the best in investement quiz. Available at: https://www.pressreader.com/malaysia/the-borneo-post/20171117/282011852652759
Swinburne Media: 15 Nov 2017. Swinburne Sarawak business students amongst the best in investment quiz. Available at: https://www.swinburne.edu.my/news/swinburne-sarawak-business-students-amongst-best-investment-quiz.php
Borneo Post: 22 Nov 2016. SDGAWC women empowerment seminar inspires with real-life success stories. Available at: http://www.theborneopost.com/2016/11/22/sdgawc-women-empowerment-seminar-inspires-with-real-life-success-stories/
Borneo Post: 21 Nov 2016. 200 attend SDGA women’s empowerment seminar. Available at: https://www.pressreader.com/malaysia/the-borneo-post/20161121/282050506657703