Dr. Muhammed Abdul Khalid

Economic Adviser, Government of Malaysia

Dr. Muhammed Abdul Khalid is currently the Economic Adviser to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Prior to this appointment, he led the Council of Eminent Persons' (CEP) secretariat. The Council was set up three days after the 2018 general election to advise the new Malaysian government on economic and financial issues.

He has served as a consultant for the World Bank, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the United Nations Children’s Fund, and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.

He has also served as a Director of Research at Khazanah Research Institute, Head of Economics at the Securities Commission Malaysia, and as a senior analyst at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies.

He was also a Senior Technical Advisor at the UNDP Malaysia.

Muhammed obtained his PhD from the Institut d’études Politiques de Paris, France, and holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Malaya and a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

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