Dato’ Seri Dr. Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Dato’ Seri Mohd Irwan Serigar, aged 55, a Malaysian, was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Malaysia Airlines on 22 October 2012.
He holds a PhD in Economics from International Islamic University Malaysia, Masters of Science in Energy, Management and Policy from University of Pennsylvania, USA, and Bachelors Degree with Honours in Population Studies from University Malaya.
He also attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School, Harvard University, USA. Dato’ Seri Dr. Mohd Irwan Serigar has an extensive experience working in the Economic Planning Unit of the Prime Minister’s Department from 1984 until 2003. He was involved in the preparation of the Fifth Malaysia Plan, Action Plan of the First Industrial Master Plan, and setting up of the Energy Division. In 2003, he joined the Ministry of Finance and held various positions, including Principal Assistant Secretary in the Economics and International Division, Head of Econometrics Section, Head of Multi Lateral Relations, Deputy Under Secretary (Macro) of the Economics and International Division, and Under Secretary of Economics and International Division, before being appointed to his current position, Deputy Secretary General (Policy) in 2011.
He currently sits on the board of Employees Provident Fund, Retirement Fund Incorporated, Suruhanjaya Koperasi Malaysia, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kumpulan Wang Amanah Negara, Lembaga Tabung Haji, Malaysian Foundation for Innovation, GovCo Holdings Limited, Capital Market Development Fund, Malaysian Venture Capital Development Council and Malaysian Holding Sdn Bhd.