Datuk Peter Thien, Former Deputy Permanent Secretary (Development), has been attached with the Ministry of Finance since 1991. He has been with the State Civil Service since 1982. He graduated in 1980 with B.A. (Hons.) degree in Economics & Law and holds a Master Degree (M.A.) in Business Law from the United Kingdom. He holds a Harvard University Certificate with Distinction on “Investment Appraisal and Management”. He is the Chairman of Nomination Committee of SSB and also sits in the Investment Committee. He is also a Director of Saham Sabah Global Ltd as well as SSB Investment Sdn Bhd.