YANG BERHORMAT DATO SERI SETIA DR. AWANG HAJI MAT SUNY BIN HAJI MD HUSSEIN
MINISTER OF ENERGY
Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mat Suny bin Haji Md Hussein was appointed on 30th January 2018, by the command of His Majesty The Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam as the Minister of Energy and Industry. Yang Berhormat Dato was previously the Deputy Minister of Development from 2005-2010.
Prior to Yang Berhormat Dato’s appointment to the civil service, he was a consultant/partner of Konsultan MWH after his retirement from Shell. He was the Deputy MD/Corporate Affairs Director, Brunei Shell Petroleum Sdn Bhd, MD Brunei Shell Marketing, Director Shell Petroleum Company, London from 1992-2002. He had full responsibility for human resources and corporate matters including Government liaison. He started his early engineering career with a consultant in London before returning to Brunei. He joined Shell in 1974 as a project engineer for planning, installation and commissioning of offshore structures in the South China Sea for Brunei Shell, Sarawak Shell and Sabah Shell. The largest project he managed was the Fairley-4 Complex which involved the installation and hook-up of drilling and gas platforms and accommodation module. He had a number of assignments overseas including as Assistant Area Coordinator based in London and the Hague for East Australasia with responsibilities for exploration and production, concession and production sharing agreements and external affairs.
Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mat Suny is married with 3 children.