Financial Technology Enabler Group

The Financial Technology Enabler Group (FTEG) was established by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) in June 2016 to support innovations that will improve the quality, efficiency and accessibility of financial services in Malaysia. Comprising of cross functional group within BNM, the FTEG is responsible for formulating and enhancing regulatory policies to facilitate the adoption of technological innovations in the Malaysian financial services industry.

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1 Director of Financial Development and Innovation Department (JPSKI)
2 Director of IT Services Department (JIT)
3 Director of Islamic Banking and Takaful Department (JPIT)
4 Director of Development Finance and Inclusion Department (DFINC)
5 Director Consumer and Market Conduct Department (JKAP)
6 Director of Economics Department (JEK)
7 Director of Financial Conglomerates Supervision Department (JP1)
8 Director of Banking Supervision Department (JP2)
9 Director of Specialist Risk Unit (SRU)
10 Risk Specialist of TRSU
11 Director of Payments Oversight Department (JPP)
12 Deputy Director of Financial Development and Innovation Department (JPSKI)

Embrace technology and at the same time, be mindful of the challenges that come with it. Don’t be a dinosaur. Look beyond traditional ways of doing things. Focus not so much on the rules but on the outcomes we want to achieve and how we want to use technology.

Chairman, FTEG 2017
Director, Financial Development and Innovation Department


Affendi Rashdi
Affendi RashdiDeputy Director, Finance
Shahril Nizam Abdollah
Shahril Nizam AbdollahRisk Specialist (Operational), Specialist Risk Unit
Suhaimi Ali
Suhaimi AliDirector, IT Services
Tan Nyat Chuan
Tan Nyat ChuanDirector, Payment Systems Policy
Zainal Abidin Maarif
Zainal Abidin MaarifRisk Specialist (Technology), Specialist Risk Unit
Ang Jian Wei (Secretariat)
Ang Jian Wei (Secretariat)Economist, Economics Department