Anchoring Malaysia's future, building resistance Event as iCalendar

(New Zealand Asia Institute)

16 May 2017

3 - 4pm

Venue: The University of Auckland Business school, Room 040, Level 0 Owen G Glenn Building, 12 Grafton Road, Auckland

Register for Anchoring Malaysia's future, building resistance.


Asia as a region has withstood two major crises; the Asian Financial Crisis in 1997 and the Global Financial Crisis in 2008. It is now the major driver leading the turnaround of the global economy. 

Against this backdrop, Governor Muhammad will share Malaysia’s economic and financial transformation story.

Governor Muhammad will also share the policy priorities and challenges for Malaysia moving forward.

Take this opportunity to challenge yourself intellectually and to arm yourself with the knowledge and skills needed to lay the foundations for a successful and rewarding career. 

About Muhammad bin Ibrahim

Muhammad bin Ibrahim is the Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia. Appointed in May 2016, he is also the Chair of the Central Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee and Financial Stability Committee. 

In the course of more than three decades at Bank Negara Malaysia, Governor Muhammad’s experience spans a multitude of central banking core areas. Prior to his appointment as Governor, he was the Deputy Governor responsible for the development of the financial markets, monetary policy implementation and reserve management. He also oversaw the development of the banking and insurance sectors including Islamic finance.

Governor Muhammad was the Chairman of the Irving Fisher Committee on Central Bank Statistics of the Bank for International Settlements where he strengthened collaboration with other international statistical institutions. He was closely involved with the United Nations Advisors Group on Inclusive Financial Sectors, in the working group chaired by Her Majesty Queen Máxima. He currently chairs the Global Standards and Policy Committee of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion which advises on engagements with international standard-setting bodies towards advancing the global agenda of financial inclusion.

Governor Muhammad holds postgraduate qualifications from Harvard University and International Islamic University Malaysia. He is a Fellow of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

For more information about this event please email Dinah Towle at or phone 09 923 1636.