About the speaker

About The Speaker [Datuk Johan Mahmood Merican]


Datuk Johan Mahmood Merican
Deputy Secretary General (Policy), Ministry of Finance



Datuk Johan is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) and graduated with an Economics Degree from the University of Cambridge. Since 2004, Datuk Johan has served in various roles including National Budget Director at the Ministry of Finance, Deputy Director General (Human Capital) of the Economic Planning Unit and CEO of Talent Corporation Malaysia. Since March 2022, he has held the position of Deputy Secretary General (Policy) at the Ministry of Finance. Before joining the government in 2004, he worked for 9 years in corporate finance and accounting roles in the private sector.

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