Nur Liyana has a Diploma in Tourism Management from UiTM, Malaysia. After graduating, she took up an internship with an international professional teambuilding company as the Marketing and Communications Executive before working for several years facilitating educational expeditions across Sabah. She has also worked briefly as a Travel Consultant at a local travel agent. Liyana first joined the communications team for both LEAP Spiral and Forever Sabah before choosing to become the Technical Coordinator of the PES program working in the Babagon Catchment. She is also currently involved in a local Social Enterprise that does art, literature and performance events every other week in the city.