Johan Mahmood Merican
Johan was appointed Deputy Director General (Human Capital) of the EPU in June 2016. Prior to that, Johan was the CEO of TalentCorp from its inception in January 2011, driving public private partnerships to meet the nation’s talent needs. Between 2004 and 2010, Johan had served as Principal Private Secretary to the Minister in the Ministry of Finance and subsequently, in EPU, with a focus on policy development, such as the 10th Malaysia Plan and annual Budgets. Before serving the Government, Johan worked in the private sector for 9 years in corporate finance and accounting roles at MRCB, Sime Darby and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Johan trained as a Chartered Accountant, being member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales since 1998. He also holds a degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge.