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Dato' Othman Semail

Dato' Othman has over 37 years of experience in public sector.  He began his career as an Assistant Agriculture Office at Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (RISDA) in 1982 and moved on to the Planning and Corporate Division of Ministry of Primary Industries as an Assistant Secretary in 1998 and moved on to the Planning and Corporate Division of Ministry of Primary Industries as an Assistant Secretary in 1998.  He Holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and graduated with a Bachelor of Natural Resources Economics from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia (UPM) in 1996.  He also holds a Diploma in Public Administration (1999) from the National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN) and a Diploma in Agriculture from UPM (1982).
 
He then joined the Ministry of Finance in 2005 as an Assistance Secretary in the Government Procurement Division and thereafter undertook numerous positions before he was promoted to his current position as Deputy Secretary General (Management) in October 2018).
 
Dato' Othman currently sits on the Board of AmanahRaya Trustee Berhad (ART), Malaysian Kuwaiti Investment Co. Sdn Bhd (MKIC), Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM), Lembaa Pembangunan Perindustrian Malaysia (CIDB), Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Selangor (PKNS), Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (BPMB), SRC International Sdn Bhd and Chairman of Technology Depository Agency Berhad (TDA).