Board of Directors

Dato' Asri Hamidon
Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director

En Asri

Dato' Asri Hamidon was appointed to the Board on 25 September 2015. He is currently the Secretary General of the Treasury, Ministry of Finance. Presently, he sits on the Board of SME Bank, Syarikat Perumahan Negara (SPNB), the National Heart Institute (IJN), Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) and Bina Darulaman Berhad (BDB).

He has vast experience in the financial sector notably in the economic development sector. He started his career as Assistant Director of the Economic Planning Unit at the Prime Minister’s Department in 1994. He was then appointed as Assistant Director of the Anti-Corruption Agency (ACA) before serving as Administrative and Diplomatic Officer at the Public Service Department. Later on, he continued his service as the Principal Assistant Secretary at the Ministry of Finance.

Dato' Asri Hamidon holds a Bachelor of Economics from University of Malaya, a Masters in Economics from Hiroshima University, Japan and a Diploma in Public Administration from the National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN).

 


Datuk Dr. Yacob Mustafa
Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director

Dr Yacob Mustafa

Datuk Dr. Yacob Mustafa was appointed to the Board on 18 November 2019. He is currently the Accountant General of Malaysia. Presently, he sits on the Board of Perbadanan Insurans Deposit Malaysia (PIDM) and Lembaga Pembiayaan Perumahan Sektor Awam (LPPSA).

He has been serving various government entities for the past 30 years which include the Accountant General’s Department of Malaysia, Government Investment Companies Division under the Ministry of Finance and Malacca State Development Authority.

Datuk Dr. Yacob is a council member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, UK and CPA Australia.

Datuk Dr. Yacob Mustafa holds a PHD in Economics and a Master in Business Administration from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia as well as Bachelor of Accounting from Universiti Malaya.

 


Dr. Sivabalasingam Veerasingam
Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director

Dr Sivabalasingam Veerasingam

Dr. Sivabalasingam Veerasingam was appointed to the Board on 15 June 2017. He is currently the Chief Economist of the Economics Division of the Ministry of Finance, Malaysia. He commenced his career in the public sector in 1987 and has served the Royal Malaysia Police, Public Service Department and the Ministry of Finance. He joined the Fiscal and Economics Division of the Ministry in 2000 before heading the Research and Policy Development Cluster of the National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN) from 2013 to 2015. He returned to the MOF in 2015. He holds a Professional Degree in Accountancy from the United Kingdom, a Master in Finance from RMIT, Australia and a PhD in Economics from Universiti Putra Malaysia.