Appointed to the position with effect from: August 2017
• PhD, Australian National University, Australia
• Master of Economics, Western Michigan University, United States
• Bachelor of Social Sciences (Economics) (Honours), Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Skills, Experience and Expertise:
Tan Sri Dr. Rahamat Bivi was appointed as the Chairman of the Board of Directors on 15 August 2017 for a 3-year term. She previously served on the Board of PIDM from January 2012 to January 2017. Tan Sri Dr. Rahamat Bivi is the former Director General of the Economic Planning Unit. Prior to that, she held the position of Deputy Secretary General of Treasury, Ministry of Finance, in charge of the Systems and Controls Division.
Tan Sri Dr. Rahamat Bivi serves on the Boards of Malaysia Nuclear Power Corporation, IOI Corporation Berhad, Ekuiti Nasional Berhad, Malaysia-Thailand Joint Authority and Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad. She is also a member of the Research Advisory Council of Perbadanan Nasional Bhd.
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.