Dato’ Siti Zauyah Md. Desa
Dato’ Siti Zauyah binti Md Desa started her career as a Quantity Surveyor with the Public Works Department in 1982, and later moved on to hold several other positions with a higher learning institution and several private sectors before pursuing her Diploma in Public Administration from the National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN). Upon graduation, she joined the Ministry of Finance Malaysia (MOF) and served in the Contract Management Division as Assistant Secretary from 1989 to 1993 before pursuing her Master in Business Administration (International Banking) at University of Manchester, United Kingdom.
She continued to serve as Assistant Secretary with the Tax Division and Finance Division at MOF before being promoted as Principal Assistant Secretary in 2001. In 2003, she was seconded to the Asian Development Bank, Manila as Directors Advisor until August 2006. Upon her return, she continued her service with MOF and was appointed Deputy Secretary (Economy), Investment, MOF (Inc.) & Privatisation Division in April 2008. She was promoted as Under Secretary, Loan Management Division in November 2012 and later assumed the position of Under Secretary, Government Investment Company Division on 13 January 2014. On 12 December 2014, she was promoted as the Director of National Budget Office and on 2 February 2016, was further promoted to her current position as Deputy Secretary General (Policy), Ministry of Finance.