Appointed to the position with effect from: December 2016
• Bachelor of Finance and Accounting (Honours), University of Salford, United Kingdom
Skills, Experience and Expertise:
Afiza Abdullah is responsible for PIDM’s key policy areas and international relations. Her main responsibilities are to assess, develop and propose policies that concern the mandate and operations of PIDM, advance the views and interests of PIDM through involvement in relevant policy discussions by supranational bodies as well as strategically position PIDM in the international arena. Afiza joined PIDM in 2011 as Deputy General Manager, Policy and International Division.
Prior to joining PIDM, Afiza had over 9 years of regulatory experience with Bank Negara Malaysia, and had been involved in, among others, prudential policy formulation for insurance and banking sectors, and the modernisation of the Central Bank Act 2009 as well as the regulatory laws. She was a core team member in the development of the Bank Negara Malaysia Financial Blueprint. She began her career in an audit firm in London, United Kingdom and joined a local investment bank upon her return to Malaysia, before joining Bank Negara Malaysia.
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.