People and Institutions
Datuk Johan Mahmood Merican
Secretary General of the Treasury, Ministry of Finance, Malaysia
Datuk Johan is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) and graduated with an Economics Degree from the University of Cambridge. Since 2004, Datuk Johan has served in various roles, including Deputy Secretary General (Policy) and National Budget Director at the Ministry of Finance, Deputy Director General (Human Capital) of the Economic Planning Unit, and CEO of Talent Corporation Malaysia. On 27th February 2023, he was appointed Secretary General of the Treasury. Before joining the government in 2004, he worked for 9 years in corporate finance and accounting roles in the private sector.