CURRICULUM VITAE NASARUDDIN CHE ABU Nasaruddin Che Abu is currently the General Manager of the Regulatory Division, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, a position he has held since 15 January 2002. Nasaruddin, 52, started his career in the civil service in 1973 as an officer in the Federal Treasury, Ministry of Finance. During his 17 years there, he held various senior posts mainly in its Procurement and Finance Divisions. In 1991, Nasaruddin was promoted and transferred to the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment as the Director of Venture Capital, Technology Park Malaysia. In the following year, he was appointed as the Minister Counselor (Economic Affairs) at the Embassy of Malaysia to Belgium and the European Union in Brussels, Belgium. During his four-year tenure at the Embassy (1992-1996), apart from economic reporting, Nasaruddin was responsible for a variety of administrative portfolios. Upon his ret urn to Malaysia, he assumed the post of Director-General of the Postal Department at the Ministry of Energy, Communications and Multimedia, a post he held until 2000. Apart from helping to develop the postal industry in Malaysia, Nasaruddin led many nation al delegations to various international postal events. Among them were the World Postal Congress, Beijing (1999) and the Asia-Pacific Postal Conference (1996 and 1997) in the Philippines and Vietnam respectively. Additionally, he was responsible for organising the Commonwealth Postal Conference (1998) in Kuala Lumpur where he was also the Chairman of the Conference. In 1998, Nasaruddin was appointed as the Controller of Certification Authority under the Digital Signature Act 1997 and held the post until 2000. Between 2000 and 2001, Nasaruddin once again served with the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment. He was the Director of the Environment Division for a year before being promoted to Deputy Secretary -General (Policy) in 2001. Nasaruddin holds a BA (Hons) in Economics from Universiti Malaya and an MBA from the International Institute for Management Development, Switzerland. He has also attended various management programmes, both local and foreign, and these include the Oxford Advanced Management Programme at the University of Oxford in October 2001.