Y. Bhg. Tan Sri Dato' Sri Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz, D. K. (Johor), P.S.M., S.S.A.P., D.P.M.J., S.U.M.W, has been a Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia since May 2000. Dr. Aziz joined the Economics Department in Bank Negara Malaysia in 1985. She held number of senior positions, including Bank Negara Malaysia's Chief Economist and Head of the Economics Department and as Assistant Governor responsible for economics, reserve management, foreign and money market operations, and exchange control.
Dr. Aziz serves as the Chairman of Bank Negara Malaysia and Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. She serves as Member of Governing Board at The International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation. She serves as Director of Bank Negara Malaysia. She served as Chairman of Asian Consultative Council at Bank for International Settlements from October 2008 to 2010. She served as Director of Khazanah Nasional Berhad since July 10, 2000. Dr. Aziz received Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Malaya and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, specializing in Monetary and International Economics.