Dato' Dr. Gan Wee Beng
Private Sector Representative
Dato’ Dr. Gan Wee Beng was reappointed as a member of the Board on
1 March 2016.
He is currently a Board Member of PIDM. He was the Advisor of CIMB Group,
a position he has held since 2012 until his retirement in 2015. Prior to that,
he was the CIMB Group Deputy CEO responsible for risk management and an
Executive Director of CIMB Bank. He has been a consultant to various local
and international agencies, which included Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM),
the Economic Planning Unit of the Prime Minister’s Department, Ministry of
Finance, World Bank, International Labour Organisation, Asian Development
Bank, and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. He
was a member of BNM’s Working Group on Market Risk Capital Adequacy
Framework and was also a member of National Economic Advisory Committee
on Price Control and Subsidies.
Prior to joining CIMB Bank, Dato’ Dr Gan was the Senior Adviser (Economics)
for the Monetary Authority of Singapore besides having held the position
of Associate Professor at the University of Malaya. He is also a recipient
of the Tun Abdul Razak Foundation Award for Best Published Article in an
He holds a Bachelor’s and Masters’ degree in Economics
from the University of Malaya and obtained his Ph.D from the University of
Pennsylvania, United States of America.