Datuk Dr. Yacob bin Mustafa
Public Sector Representative
Datuk Dr. Yacob Mustafa appointed as KWAP Board Member on 15 December 2019. He has been appointed as the
Accountant General on 30 October 2019.
Datuk Dr. Yacob has more than 30 years of experience serving in various
government entities such as The Accountant General’s Department of Malaysia,
Government Investment Companies Division, Ministry of Finance and Malacca State
Development Authority. He was the Deputy Accountant General (Corporate) and
Deputy Accountant General (Operations) before being appointed as Accountant
General of Malaysia.
Datuk Dr. Yacob holds a degree of Accounting from Universiti Malaya; and a
master’s degree of Business Administration from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
He also obtained his PhD in Economics from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in
Datuk Dr. Yacob is a Chartered Accountant and a member of Malaysian Institute
of Accountants (MIA). He is also a Fellow member of the CPA Australia and a
Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA)