Kuala Lumpur, 10 August 2017: Perbadanan Insurans Deposit Malaysia (PIDM) announced the appointment of Datuk Seri Dr Rahamat Bivi Yusoff as the Chairman of its Board of Directors for a 3-year term with effect from 15 August 2017. Datuk Seri Dr Rahamat Bivi succeeds Tan Sri Datuk Dr Abdul Samad Haji Alias, a long-serving Chairman of the Board.
Datuk Seri Dr Rahamat Bivi served on the Board of PIDM from January 2012 to 2017, and is the former Director General of the Economic Planning Unit. Prior to that, she was the Deputy Secretary General of Treasury, Ministry of Finance, in charge of the Systems and Controls Division.
Datuk Seri Dr Rahamat Bivi holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Economics) (Honours) degree from Universiti Sains Malaysia and a Master’s degree in Economics from the Western Michigan University, USA. She was conferred a PhD from the Australian National University, Australia.
Datuk Seri Dr Rahamat Bivi serves on the Boards of Malaysia Nuclear Power Corporation, Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd and Malaysia-Thailand Joint Authority. She is also a member of the Research Advisory Council of Perbadanan Nasional Bhd.