Aznan Abdul Aziz

Director, Financial Sector Development Department / Bank Negara Malaysia

Aznan Abdul Aziz is the Director of Financial Sector Development Department of Bank Negara Malaysia. The department is responsible for developing strategic plan for the overall development of the financial system and coordinate policy direction and initiatives involving financial institutions, infrastructure, legislation and financial market.

He previously served as the Director of Financial Intelligence Unit, which is responsible for anti-money laundering policy and regulations, and has served in a number of different capacities in banking regulation, supervision and surveillance departments.

Prior to joining Bank Negara Malaysia, he was the Assistant General Manager of Danamodal Nasional Berhad, the special purpose vehicle established to recapitalise distressed financial institutions during the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis. He holds a degree in Economics and Accounting from the University of Bristol, England.