Appointed to the position with effect from: July 2018
Skills, Experience and Expertise:
Datuk Nor Shamsiah binti Mohd Yunus is the 9th Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia. Appointed in July 2018, she was the Deputy Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia from 2010 until 2016.
She recently served as Assistant Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Division of the International Monetary Fund.
As Deputy Governor, Datuk Nor Shamsiah was responsible for banking, insurance and Takaful supervision, financial intelligence and enforcement, talent management, finance and shared services of the central bank.
Datuk Nor Shamsiah joined Bank Negara Malaysia in 1987 and has served in various areas including prudential regulations, legislation, policies and guidelines for the financial sector and supervision. She was involved in the financial sector resolution initiatives during the Asian financial crisis. She played a key role in the formulation and implementation of the Financial Sector Masterplan (2001-2010) and Financial Sector Blueprint (2011-2020) that charts the development of the Malaysian financial system.
PIDM protects your deposits in the bank as well as your takaful and insurance benefits in the unlikely event of a failure of a member bank or a takaful operator / insurance company.