Prof. Tan Sri (Dr.) Ambrin Buang was appointed the Auditor-General on 22 February 2006 upon his retirement after having served in the Malaysian Civil Servant for over 35 years. He holds a Degree in Economics from University of Malaya (1971) and Master in International Business from University of South Carolina, USA (1981). His working career includes experience in the Ministry of Trade and Industry from 1971 to 1982 and was appointed as Deputy Director, Small Scale Industries Division in 1981. He had also served in the Malaysian Timber Industry Board from 1982 to 1987, and the National Institute of Public Administration from July 1987 to 1991. Tan Sri Ambrin Buang had also served at the Malaysian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan from 1992 to march 1995 as Minister for Economic Affairs and Deputy Head of Mission. He was a Senior General Manager for the Kuala Lumpur International Airport Berhad from April 1995 to February 1999 and the State Secretary of the Selangor State Government from March 1999 to September 2001 and Secretary General of the Ministry of Education until his appointment as Auditor General. He has been conferred several honorary awards from the Federal Government and State Government. He is currently the Board Member of the Malaysian Institute of Integrity and a member of the Selangor Royal Chamber. For the past 10 years, he has been a frequent speaker and panelists presenting his views and perspectives on public sector auditing, good governance and integrity at many seminars and conferences organised domestically and internationally. He has published a book entitled “Issues and Challenges of Public Sector Auditing” and published 11 departmental journals on Public Sector Auditing.