CPA Treasurer (2019-2022)

Hon. Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin, MP 
CPA Treasurer
Parliament of Malaysia

During the 64th CPA General Assembly which took place at the 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference in Uganda, Members of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) endorsed the appointment of Hon. Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin, MP (Malaysia) as the new CPA Treasurer (2019-2022). 

The Treasurer, who is a Member of the Association nominated by the Executive Committee, is appointed for three years by the General Assembly and works with the CPA Secretary-General and the CPA Headquarters Secretariat to monitor the finances of the Association. The CPA Treasurer also joins the Trustees board of the Association.

Hon. Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin, MP is a Member of Parliament for Hang Tuah Jaya constituency in Malaysia since 2013. He is the Information Chief for the government party, People’s Justice Party (KEADILAN). In 2018, he was appointed as the Federal Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Primary Industries with responsibility for the industrialisation and plantation of various commodities such as palm oil, sago, kenaf, peppercorn, timber and cocoa.  

He actively participates in international organisations and is currently the Chairperson of the CPA Malaysia Branch and a board member of the Parliamentary Network on The World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF). The Parliamentary Network is a platform for Parliamentarians around the globe to advocate for increased accountability and transparency in international financial institutions and multilateral development financing. Before he joined politics, he was an Advocate and Solicitor in the High Court of Malaya


Updated 3 October 2019/CPA HQ 

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