She earned her Masters in Economics from University of Malaya in 2006 and in 2011, graduated from the National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN) Malaysia under the Advanced Leadership Management Program.
She began her career in 1983 with the Ministry of Works where she was responsible for the budgeting, coordination, and management of public roads, government buildings and water projects in Sarawak, Sabah and Labuan. In 1988, she left the Ministry of Works and joined the Ministry of Finance Malaysia. During her tenure there, she was involved in the preparation of loan agreements, facilitation of multilateral loan agreements between the Malaysian government and international organisations, consolidation of financial laws into the Financial Services Act and Islamic Financial Services Act with Bank Negara Malaysia as well as the establishment of standard operating procedures for terms and conditions in the granting of house loans to civil servants.
In 2017, she left the Ministry of Finance as the Deputy Under Secretary (Investment Evaluation Sector) of the Strategic Investment Division. She then joined the Prime Minister’s Department soon after as the Deputy Director General (Special Project) of the Public Private Partnership Unit. Here, she contributed in the fast tracking the conclusion of a high priority Public-Private Partnership contract negotiations together with relevant government ministries/agencies/company. She then retired in 2018 as a senior super scale government officer.