Suzilah Mohd. Sidek

Ambassador of Malaysia to the Czech Republic

Thursday 11.4.2024

Clarion Congress Hotel Prague

About me

Suzilah Mohd. Sidek read International Relations at Staffordshire University, United Kingdom in 1997. She continued her post graduate studies at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR) in Strategy and Diplomacy, in 2000. Upon joining the civil service in 2001, she completed her Diploma in Public Administration from the National Public Administration Institute (INTAN) in 2002.

Her working experience began in 1998, when she joined World Communications Sdn. Bhd. as a Public Relations Officer. She then joined the Public Service of Malaysia in 2001, as an Assistant Secretary at the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She became part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs after completing her Diploma in Public Administration, as an Assistant Secretary at the Southeast Asia Division; became the Second Secretary at the High Commission of Malaysia in Ottawa, Canada from 2004-2008; Principal Assistant Secretary of the Research, Treaties and International Law Department from 2008-2010; Principal Assistant Secretary at the Multilateral Department from 2010-2011 and a Counsellor at the Embassy and Permanent Mission of Malaysia in Vienna, Austria from 2011-2016. She was also a member of the Advisory Group of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) in Vienna, Austria from 2013-2016.

Upon completing her term in Vienna, she joined the ASEAN-Malaysia National Secretariat as a Director in the Political and Security Division. She was the Deputy Director General for the Political and Security Division, from July 2017- November 2018. From November 2018 to February 2023 she held the position of Minister / Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Malaysia in Bangkok and served as the Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP).

Presently, she has been appointed as Ambassador of Malaysia to the Czech Republic.