KAMERI HAJI AFFANDI Permanent Secretary, Ministry of International Trade and eCommerce


Kameri was appointed as Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of International Trade and eCommerce when it was formed in May 2017. An individual with vast knowledge and experience, he joined the State Civil Service since 1987 and held various offices since then. Kameri was the Director of Sarawak State Sport Council (1997), a Principal Assistant Secretary of Human Resource Management Unit in the Chief Minister’s Department (1998), a Principal Assistant Secretary of Ministry of Planning and Resource Management (2001), the Deputy Director of the Human Resource Management Unit in the Chief Minister’s Department (2006), among the Board of Director Land Custody and Development Corporation (2008), a Director of Bumiputera Entrepreneurship Development Unit (2015) as well as the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Social Development and Ministry of Youth Sport and Solidarity from 2015 to 2017.

Kameri graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the National University of Malaysia and then later earned his MBA from Ohio University Athens, USA.