About the speaker

About The Speaker [Salmah Bee Mohd Mydin]


Salmah Bee Mohd Mydin
Executive Director, Market Development, Securities Commission Malaysia



Salmah Bee Mohd Mydin is the Executive Director of Market Development at the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) responsible for corporate planning and strategy as well as markets and products.

An important focus of the SC’s agenda is the longer term sustainable development of the broader capital market. Salmah manages a team that is responsible for formulating the overall planning and strategy for the SC, driving initiatives to enhance market efficiency, vibrancy, liquidity and competitiveness and its impact to the capital market. She is a board member of the Audit Oversight Board, the Finance Accreditation Agency, the Malaysian Venture Capital and Private Equity Development Council; and Penjana Kapital.

Given her vast experience in investigation, intermediaries’ supervision, market surveillance, authorisation and licensing; and development and policy formulation, Salmah has been involved in numerous external engagements including public sector transformation initiatives, the Attorney- General’s Chambers and the Anti-Corruption Agency (now known as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission). She has also served as a member of the SC’s Capital Market Compensation Fund Corporation and the Financial Stability Committee of the Labuan Financial Services Authority.

Previously Salmah was a business reporter with The STAR Publications. She has a Bachelor of Arts (Management and Business Studies) from the University of Liverpool and a Masters in Science (Public Policy and Management) from the University of London.

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