H.E. Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor

Wife of the Prime Minister of Malaysia


Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Malaya and a Master’s degree in Sociology and Agriculture Extension from Louisiana State University. She served at the Agriculture Bank of Malaysia until 1983, and then as Business Development Manager at Island and Peninsular Berhad where she served until 1987. 

Today, as the wife of the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Haj Abd Razak, she is a patron of various associations and charities. She serves as President of the Welfare Association of Minister’s Wives (BAKTI) and President of the Girl Guides Association of Malaysia. She is also a Patron of the Malaysia AIDS Council, the National Heart Institute Foundation, the Foundation for Underprivileged Children and the Badminton Association of Malaysia. 

Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor strongly believes that human capital development begins with children and is an important investment for the nation. She has been actively engaged with PERMATA, a program for early childhood education and care. The program has been expanded to involve gifted children in the performing arts and in formal study of the Quran and the Sunnah to prepare them as future Islamic scholars. Beyond her concerns for the welfare of children, she is also passionate about women’s issues and in advancing youth at risk. 

Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor has been recognized for her many contributions through various national awards and has received several honorary degrees.