YBhg. Dato’ Ir. Ts. Razib Dawood graduated with a BTEC National Diploma in Engineering in 1991 from Coventry Technical College, followed by an Electrical Engineering Degree from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom in 1994. He was then awarded his Master of Science in Power Electronic Engineering from the University of Manitoba in Canada in 1996.
He started his early career with Tenaga Nasional Berhad Engineers Sdn. Bhd. and has more than 20 years of professional experience, having worked for both Malaysian and Australian national power utilities, independent power producers, TNSP and as a consultant for renewable energy. During his career highlights, he has held many roles such as a construction engineer, project manager, technical advisor, systems planning engineer and power system study specialist.
From October 2012 to August 2017, he was the Head of Electricity Market Operations with the Energy Commission before being assigned by the Prime Minister’s Department to be the Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Nuclear Power Corporation from 2017 to 2018. On 9 April 2018, YBhg. Dato’ Ir. Ts. Razib Dawood was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of the Energy Commission. On 2 April 2019, he was appointed as the Acting Chief Executive Officer responsible for the overall administration and management of the functions of the Energy Commission.
He was appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of the Energy Commission effective 1 August 2019.