Haji Abdul Malik bin Haji Kamis, Acting Director of SHHBIDSS
Prior to Mr Haji Abdul Malik bin Haji Kamis’ appointment as the Acting Director of SHHBIDSS in 2022, Mr Haji Abdul Malik was first appointed as a Diplomatic Officer in Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 27 September 1994. During his service, he was appointed as the Second Secretary at the Embassy of Brunei Darussalam in Manila, Republic of the Philippines from 1998 to 2004, and as First Secretary at the High Commission of Brunei Darussalam in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 2010 to 2013. Under this appointment, he was also involved in the participation of Brunei Darussalam in the ASEAN Summit, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), ASEAN Ministerial Meeting, Bilateral and Multilateral meetings. While he was posted in the Philippines, he represented Brunei Darussalam's Embassy in the Philippines in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) - Committee of the Six Meeting to discuss on the implementation of the "1996 Final Peace Agreement". Additionally, he was also entrusted to act as the High Comissioner of Brunei Darussalam in Malaysia during his post in Malaysia. In 2014, he moved to the Management Services Department (MSD), Prime Minister’s Department as a Senior Management Services Officer.
In 2018, Mr Haji Abdul Malik was appointed as the Assistant Director at the Directorate of Administration and Manpower, Ministry of Defence, Brunei Darussalam. On 2nd January 2019, he served as an Acting Director at the same Directorate. Among the initiatives taken under this appointment includes the implementation of the restructuring of the Administration Section to improve the effectiveness of the directorate’s service and delivery process. He also led the initiative in managing the resettlement of staff involved with the outsourcing project in military camps, as well as the implementation of the recruitment of daily paid employees to fulfill the needs of manpower in the Ministry of Defence. Apart from that, he also took the lead in reviewing Human Resources Development Programme specifically for MINDEF following the development of COVID-19 pandemic, as well as redesign in-house training programme to enhance the organisation's productivity.
In February 2020, Mr Haji Abdul Malik was appointed as the Chairman of the COVID-19 Action Team at the Ministry of Defence. Subsequently, he became a part of the Executive Members of the Ministry of Defence and Royal Brunei Armed Forces-led COVID-19 National Coordination Centre (N3C19). In addition, he is also a member of the Human Resource Development Committee of the Ministry of Defence and a member of Stakeholder Liaison Committee (SLC) in the Civil Service Institute, Prime Minister’s Office Department.