Shikin Jaafar - Operations Director
Shikin (Singaporean) has a mixed technological and business background. She has a degree in Mechatronics and worked for 5 years at Philips Consumer Electronics in Singapore before complementing her technical knowledge with a Masters in International Business from Erasmus University. She now combines her technical and business expertise as our Operations Director.
We asked Shikin a few questions about herself:
1. What do you like most about working at Mr. Marine?
Working with a bunch of very talented individuals and having the opportunity to learn from each and everyone of them…..even though we butt heads sometimes.
2. What is your greatest achievement (work or personal)?
My greatest achievement would be when I decided to pursue my masters at all costs, and it was worth it!
3. What motivates you?
Knowledge and growth.
4. What values drive you?
- Hard work
5. Favourite quote
“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible” – Dalai Lama.
What are your favorite hobbies?
- Playing Pool
- Short Walks with my Children
- Playing Games