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Chief Information Officer

dr mohd zabri

YBhg. Datuk Dr. Mohd Zabri bin Yusoff



Letter of instruction of Chief Secretary to the Government of Malaysia dated 22 March 2000: Nomination of Chief Information Officer in Public Sector stated that "public sector agencies have to nominate a Chief Information Officer (CIO) among their top management".

Government IT and Internet Committee (JITIK) Meeting No. 1/2009 chaired by the Chief Secretary to the Government of Malaysia on 18 March 2009 stipulated that "MAMPU acts as the office of public sector CIO and provides terms of reference for public sector CIO".

Note: CIO – Chief Information Officer / Ketua Pegawai Maklumat


  1. Lead changes through the alignment of the agency's ICT Strategic Plan (ISP) with the requirements of the ministry/state ISP, National Development Plan, Agency Strategic Plan and Public Sector ISP.
  2. Implement the use of policies, standards and best practices of ICT.
  3. Adopt and Implement the use of IT in Delivery Service System
  4. Whole-of-Government.
  5. Implement innovation through applications, infrastructure and ICT security.


Date of update: 14 April 2021.

NO.AGENciesNAMe of CIOposition
1 Department of Polytechnics and Community Colleges Education (JPPKK) YBrs. Dr. Zubaidah binti Aman Deputy Director General (Planning)
2 Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) YBrs. Puan Normahizan binti Yaacob Deputy Executive Director General (Management)
3 National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) YBrs. Encik Azhar bin Ahmad Chief Financial Officer
4 Universiti Malaya (UM) YBhg. Prof. Ir. Dr. Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Raman Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs)
5 Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) YBhg. Prof. Dr. Md Roslan bin Hashim Chief Information Officer
6 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) YBhg. Prof. Dr. Mohd Juzaiddin Ab Aziz ICT Director as CIO
7 Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) YBhg. Prof. Ts. Dr. M. Iqbal Saripan Chief Information Officer
8 Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) YBhg. Prof. Madya Dr. Mohd Shahizan bin Othman ICT Director as CIO
9 Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) YBhg. Prof. Ts Dr. Mohd Fozi Ali Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development)
10 Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM) YBhg. Prof. Dato' Dr. Norbik Bashah bin Idris Chief Information Officer
11 Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) YBhg. Prof. Dr. Abdul Malek Abdul Karim ICT Director as CIO
12 Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) YBhg. Prof. Dr. Wan Hashim bin Wan Ibrahim Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)
13 Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) YBhg. Prof. Madya Dr. Ag. Asri Ag. Ibrahim ICT Director
14 Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) YBrs. Puan Norazizah binti Othman ICT Director as CIO
15 Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) YBhg. Prof. Madya Ts. Dr. Madihah Mohd Saudi Chief Information Director
16 Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) YBhg. Prof. Ts. Dr. Muhammad Suzuri bin Hitam Chief Information Director
17 Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) YBhg. Prof. Madya Dr. Mohd Farhan bin Md. Fudzee ICT Director as CIO
18 Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) YBrs. Encik Mohd Isa bin Mohd Dom Chief Information Director
19 Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) YBhg. Prof. Madya Dr. Mohamed Ariff bin Ameedeen ICT Director as CIO
20 Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) YBhg. Prof. Ir. Dr. Anuar bin Mat Safar Chief Digital Officer (CDO)
21 Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA) YBhg. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Hassan Basri bin Awang Mat Dahan Vice-Chancellor
22 Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) YBhg. Prof. Ts. Dr. Arham bin Abdullah Chief Information Officer
23 Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM) YBrs. Dr. Mohd Rizal bin Mohd Isa ICT Director as CIO


This handbook aims to help CIOs in the public sector to understand their roles and responsibilities as implementers, coordinators and leaders of change. This handbook covers CIO governance and toolkits in the areas of information management, ICT policy and legislation. The content of this guide should be understood by all CIOs and subsequently utilised in performing their roles in their respective agencies.

pdf Public Sector CIO Handbook (6.98 MB)


The Agency CIO Information Form can be downloaded for the purpose of registration and update of the respective agency CIO information.

document Borang Maklumat CIO (75 KB)
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Division Secretary
Information Management Division
Ministry of Higher Education
Level 6, No. 2, Tower 2, P5/6 Street, Presint 5
62200 Putrajaya
(Att.: ICT Policy Unit - CIO)
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