Event Details

On Wednesday, July 31, 2024, from 3.30 pm to 6.00 pm, AMCHAM will hold a dialogue session with Datuk Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour, Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia.

This dialogue is an opportunity for members to engage with the Governor directly in an open and friendly sharing session. We expect to exchange views on recent developments, discuss regulatory compliance frameworks, and to understand the facilitation of greater FDI and DDI to flourish within Malaysia's economy.

Seating will be limited so that we can have a vibrant exchange of ideas. Please reserve your seat(s) early to avoid disappointment.

Event Details:

Date: Wednesday, 31 July 2024

Time: 3.30pm - 6.00pm (Registration 3.00pm)

Venue: Le Meridien Hotel in Kuala Lumpur

Ticket Prices:

  • Member Ticket: RM350
  • Non-Member Ticket: RM420
  • Corporate Tables are available

The dialogue will be followed with a networking session will be held from 5.00pm to 6.00pm, offering a chance to connect with fellow attendees.

We urge you to attend but to also contribute to the conversation by contacting AMCHAM to shape the agenda and content of the discussion. Please send an email to gr@amcham.com.my for discussion topics or any further clarification.

Sponsorship Opportunities are available for this event. For more information, please contact Christy Ooi at christy@amcham.com.my.


3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Registration & Arrival of Guests
3:30 PM - 3:35 PM
Welcome Remarks by AMCHAM
3:35 PM - 3:40 PM
Opening Remarks
3:40 PM - 3:45 PM
Keynote Address: Datuk Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour, Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
FireSide Chat Session with Datuk Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour, Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Networking Session
6:00 PM - 6:05 PM
Program End


  • Datuk Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour (Governor at Bank Negara Malaysia)

    Datuk Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour

    Governor at Bank Negara Malaysia


    Datuk Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour is the 10th Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia. He was appointed for a five-year term effective 1 July 2023. In his role as Governor, Rasheed also serves as the chair of the Bank’s Board of Directors, Monetary Policy Committee and Financial Stability Executive Committee.

    Rasheed joined the Bank in 1988 and has helmed various positions across the breadth of the Bank’s primary functions. These include monetary policy and economics, international reserves management and financial markets, financial sector development, and banking regulations. In 2016, he assumed the role of Deputy Governor.

    Rasheed has also played a leading role in driving the Bank’s advocacy efforts on economic affairs, including in the areas of social protection and labour market reforms. This includes to support and advise the Government on issues relating to the management of the pandemic. He also played key roles in the development and implementation of the Financial Sector Masterplan and Financial Sector Blueprints.

    At the international level, Rasheed has served and been a member of various international platforms, such as the Islamic Financial Services Board and Bank for International Settlements. He has also championed various efforts to strengthen regional financial integration and cooperation, such as the ASEAN Banking Integration Framework. Previously, he also served as the Alternate Executive Director of the Southeast Asia Voting Group Office of the International Monetary Fund.

    Rasheed attended St. John’s Institution in Kuala Lumpur, prior to obtaining his Bachelor of Economics from Universiti Malaya. Rasheed also holds a Masters of Business Administration from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

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