Non-Independent Non-Executive Director (with effect from 15/08/2017)
Malaysian, Age 60
DATUK SERI DR RAHAMAT BIVI BINTI YUSOFF holds a Bachelor of Social Science (Economics) (Honours) degree from Universiti Sains Malaysia and a Master of Economic from University of Western Michigan, USA as well as a Diploma in Public Administration from the Institute of Public Administration (INTAN), Malaysia. She was also conferred a Ph.D in Public Policy from Australian National University.
She had served in the public service for almost 36 years, with experience and knowledge in the field of economy, finance and macro development.
She began her career in the Ministry of Finance (Tax, contract and supply divisions) as Assistant Secretary in 1981 to 1988 and also as Project Officer in Institute of Public Administration from 1988 to 1991. She then served as Assistant Director, Macroeconomic and Evaluation Section of Economic Planning Unit in the Prime Minister’s Department from 1991 to 1993. She was later promoted to the position of Principal Assistant Director, Macroeconomics and Evaluation in 1994, Principal Assistant Director, Section Industry and Services in 2001. In June 2002, she was seconded to the Department of Industrial Development, The Energy Commission as Director. She later returned to the Economic Planning Unit in the Prime Minister’s Department as Deputy Director, Macroeconomic Section in August 2004. In October 2006, she was appointed as the Secretary of Economic Division in the Ministry of Finance. Subsequently in October 2008, she was promoted to Director, Budget Division in the Ministry of Finance, and Deputy Secretary General (Systems & Controls), Ministry of Finance in 2011. She was the Director General of Economic Planning Unit in the Prime Minister’s Department from 2011 to June 2017.
She also sits on the boards of Malaysia-Thailand Joint Authority, Perbadanan Insurans Deposit Malaysia, Malaysia Nuclear Power Corporation and Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd.