Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew Abdullah ("Dato Dr Amin") was appointed as the Minister at The Prime Minister's Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II on 27 September 2018, and before that was holding the position of the Minister of Finance II from 30 January 2018. Prior to these appointments, Dato Dr Amin was the Deputy Minister of Finance (Investment), while holding the CEO position of Darussalam Assets Sdn Bhd ("DA"), an investment holding company owned by the Minister For Finance Corporation, Brunei Darussalam. Before joining DA, Dato Dr Amin held several key positions with the Brunei Government, including being appointed as the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources and the Managing Director of the Brunei Investment Agency.
Prior to his tenure with the Brunei Government, Dato Dr Amin worked as a Crude Oil Trader with Brunei Shell Petroleum Co Sdn Bhd in the mid-nineties after returning from the United Kingdom where he worked for ICI Finance PLC as a research analyst in the late eighties / early nineties.
Dato Dr Amin currently serves on the boards of many Brunei Government linked companies in diverse sectors including telecommunications, medical services, hospitality, oil and gas, information technology and education.
Dato Dr Amin graduated with a First Class Bachelor degree from Queen Mary College, University of London in 1984 and both a Master degree in 1989 and a PhD degree in 1993 from Imperial College, University of London. Dato Dr Amin also holds a professional qualification as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) since 2004. He is also a member of CFA Singapore.