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Datuk Siti Zauyah Md Desa

Datuk Siti Zauyah Md Desa is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of Telekom Malaysia, a Director of Cagamas Holdings Berhad, an Independent Non-Executive Director of Westports Holdings Bhd and Council Member of Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA).
Datuk Zauyah graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Quantity Surveying from the University of Reading, United Kingdom in 1982 and obtained Diploma in Public Administration from the National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN) in 1989. She later obtained a Master in Business Administration (International Banking) from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom in 1995 and attended the Oxford High Performance Leadership Programme Said Business School, University of Oxford, United Kingdom (UK) in 2010.
Datuk Siti Zauyah began her career in civil service in 1982 as Quantity Surveyor with the Public Works Department and later moved on to hold several other positions with a higher learning institution and several public sectors before pursuing her Diploma in Public Administration at 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 1995. 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 Director Advisor until August 2006. Upon her return, she continued her service with MOF in the Loans Management Division and was appointed as the Deputy Secretary (Economy, Public Transportation and Infrastructure), Investment, MOF (Inc.) and Privatisation Division in April 2008. She was promoted as Secretary, Loan Management Division in November 2012 and later as Secretary, Government Investment Company Division on 13 January 2014 and subsequently serve as Director of National Budget, National Budget Office from 12 December 2014 until 1 February 2016. Datuk Zauyah was then appointed the Deputy Secretary General (Policy) from 2 February 2016 until her retirement on 13 November 2019.