Hazleen Panayiotou is a strategic thinker with a strong commercial edge and an extensive Corporate Communications experience to shape company image, increase its business and extend its market impact. A wife, mother of 3, CEO of fully licensed travel company TrekkersAsia and founder of a women only mountaineering group Amazing Trekkers Club (lifestyle, travel and trekking advisory), Hazleen was Executive Director for an Islamic Investment Bank (Bahrain) and Head of Corporate Communications for a leading property development company (Dubai, UAE). Voted Middle East Media Woman of the Year (2006), she has over 20 years’ experience in FMCG, Finance, Real Estate and Hospitality. She is a passionate and effective leader and has the ambition and drive to be a change maker and lead a successful organization. Hazleen has travelled extensively in Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa and has successfully climbed 27 mountains, organized and led dozens of large group treks giving the opportunity for women of all fitness levels to achieve their trekking goals through a meticulous method of preparation to ensure success. Hazleen wants to inspire everyday women like herself to be confident by creating a movement of sisterhood and strongly believes girls should be socially raised to accept imperfection and to be brave.