Mohd Shihabuddin Bin Mukhtar was appointed to the Board of Directors of MARA Inc. in February 2016. He is currently the Principal Assistant Secretary of Government Investment Companies Division at Ministry of Finance, the post he holds since 2014. His career began in 2002 as a Telecommunication Engineer in TM Cellular Sdn Bhd (now Celcom Axiata Bhd) and then joined Administrative and Diplomatic Service in 2003. He held various positions in civil service including Assistant Secretary (Communications & Multimedia Division) for Ministry of Energy, Telecommunication and Multimedia, Assistant Secretary (Management Services Division) for Ministry of Energy, Water and Communications, Principal Assistant Director (Finance Division) for Malaysian Administrative and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU), Prime Minister’s Department and Principal Assistant Director (Human Capital Development Division) for Public Service Department. In 2011, he was seconded to Shell Malaysia Ltd as Senior Finance Analyst before joining Ministry of Finance in 2012 as Principal Assistant Secretary (Government Procurement Division). He holds a Master of Finance from The University of Adelaide Australia, a Bachelor of Electronics Engineering from Multimedia University Malaysia and a post-graduate Diploma in Public Administration from National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN).