Donald Joshua Jaganathan is the Assistant Governor responsible for Bank Negara Malaysia’s regulatory policy with direct oversight over departments responsible for financial surveillance, prudential policy, consumer protection and market conduct as well as money services business regulation. Apart from being a member of BNM’s Management Committee, he serves as member of the Financial Stability Committee and the Risk Management Committee.
Donald graduated with a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) degree from the University of Malaya and is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He holds a MBA degree from the Cranfield School of Management, United Kingdom and is an alumnus of the Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School.
He is a Fellow Chartered Banker (FCB) and a Council Member of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers, the Chairman of its Education Committee and is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Asian Banking School (ABS). Donald is also the country representative on the EMEAP Working Group in Banking Supervision and the Basel Consultative Group. He also held previous positions as the Board Chairman of Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd (PayNet) and the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Malaysian Insurance Institute.