Marzunisham Omar

Deputy Governor
Bank Negara Malaysia

Marzunisham Omar is Deputy Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) overseeing the full breadth of the Bank’s corporate management, which includes currency and finance, digital and technology, human capital and corporate services, as well as overseeing the Bank’s Financial Intelligence and Enforcement, and Legal Departments. Marzunisham is a member of the Bank’s Board of Directors, Management Committee, Monetary Policy Committee, Financial Stability Committee, Reserve Management Committee and Risk Management Committee. He is also the chair of the National Coordination Committee to Counter Money Laundering.

Marzunisham joined Bank Negara Malaysia in 1993 and holds a Master’s degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. He has 30 years of experience across various functions of Central Banking, ranging from economic and monetary policy, financial sector regulation and development, financial inclusion and organisational development. From 2015 until 2017, Marzunisham served as Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), representing South East Asia.