Director, Oil, Gas & Energy and Financial Services
Economic Transformation Programme, PEMANDU
Dr Emir is currently the Director of Oil, Gas & Energy and Financial Services in PEMANDU. He is also the current Board Director of the Malaysian Petroleum Resources Corporation and Malaysia Nuclear Power Corporation.
His last post prior to joining PEMANDU was the Advisor on Policy and Strategy for the Abu Dhabi Government, where he was involved in the development of the long-term strategic plan for the government known as the Abu Dhabi Policy Agenda 2030.
Previously, Dr Emir served as the advisor to the UAE Ministry of Finance for five years as a policy advisor to the Minister of Finance on fiscal and budget policies.
Dr Emir has a long list of involvement in policy and economic areas in other countries in the Middle East and Malaysia as well as international engagements with key world bodies such as OECD, World Bank and United Nations and Ivy League institutions focusing on public policy such as Harvard School of Government, Yale School of Management and Berkeley Hass School of Management.
Dr Emir graduated with a Chemistry degree from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Masters in Engineering Management from Warwick University, United Kingdom, and PhD in Government Reforms from Wanborough University, United Kingdom. He had also completed various executive education programmes in institutions such as Harvard and Yale.
Dr Emir is married with three children.