Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof

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Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof
محمد رضوان مد يوسف
Minister in the Prime Minister's Department
Special Functions
In office
10 March 2020 – 16 August 2021
MonarchAbdullah
Prime MinisterMuhyiddin Yassin
DeputyMastura Mohd Yazid
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byAbdul Latiff Ahmad
ConstituencyAlor Gajah
Minister of Entrepreneur Development
In office
2 July 2018 – 24 February 2020
MonarchsMuhammad V
(2018–2019)
Abdullah
(2019–2020)
Prime MinisterMahathir Mohamad
DeputyMohd Hatta Ramli
Preceded byHamzah Zainudin
(Minister of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism)
Succeeded byWan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar
ConstituencyAlor Gajah
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Alor Gajah
In office
9 May 2018 – 19 November 2022
Preceded byKoh Nai Kwong
(BNMCA)
Succeeded byAdly Zahari
(PHAMANAH)
Majority6,980 (2018)
Other roles
2021–Chairman of TERAJU
Personal details
Born
Mohd Redzuan bin Md Yusof

(1957-04-14) 14 April 1957 (age 66)
Masjid Tanah, Malacca, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyMalaysian United Indigenous Party (BERSATU) (since 2017)
Other political
affiliations
Pakatan Harapan (PH) (2017–2020)
Perikatan Nasional (PN) (since 2020)
Spouse(s)
Hamidah Osman
(m. 1981)

Nurshid'la Ahmad Kamaruddin
(m. 2011)
Alma materSekolah Tuanku Abdul Rahman
University of Leeds (BEng)
OccupationPolitician
ProfessionBusinessman
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Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof on Parliament of Malaysia

Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan bin Md Yusof (Jawi: محمد رضوان بن مد يوسف) is a Malaysian politician who served as Minister in the Prime Minister's Department for Special Functions in the Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration under former Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin from March 2020 to August 2021, the Minister of Entrepreneur Development in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration under former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad from July 2018 to the collapse of the PH administration in February 2020 and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Alor Gajah from May 2018 to November 2022. He is a member of the Malaysian United Indigenous Party (BERSATU), a component party of the PN coalition and formerly PH coalition.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Mohd Redzuan was born in Masjid Tanah, Malacca, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia). He graduated with Bachelor of Civil Engineering from University of Leeds.

Early career[edit]

Mohd Redzuan worked for an American company based in Malaysia for eight years. He joined Petronas in 1999 and worked there for three years. After that, he started his own business.[2]

Political career[edit]

Mohd Redzuan contested and succeeded in winning the Alor Gajah parliamentary seat as a BERSATU candidate in the 2018 general election. Following this, he was appointed as the Minister of Entrepreneur Development in the seventh Mahathir Mohamed's cabinet on 2 July 2018 in the presence of the Yang di Pertuan Agong.[3] After political crisis took place in 2020, he was appointed back as Minister in the Prime Minister's Department for Special Functions in Muhyiddin cabinet.

Personal life[edit]

Mohd Redzuan was married with two women (with Hamidah Osman in 1981 and with Nurshid'la Ahmad Kamaruddin in 2011) and blessed with 4 children.

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia[4][5][6]
Year Constituency Government Votes Pct Opposition(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2018 P135 Alor Gajah, Melaka. Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof (BERSATU) 29,330 50.73% Wong Nai Chee (MCA) 22,350 38.66% 59,000 6,980 83.85%
Mohd Nazree Mohd Aris (PAS) 6,135 10.61%
2022 Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof (BERSATU) 17,211 23.58% Adly Zahari (AMANAH) 28,178 38.60% 73,000 890 78.23%
Shahril Sufian Hamdan (UMNO) 27,288 37.38%
Muhammad Nazriq Abdul Rahman (PEJUANG) 323 0.44%

Honours[edit]

Honours of Malaysia[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pribumi announces supreme council line-up, Mukhriz made deputy president – Nation | The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Tuah Mohd Redzuan, kali pertama jadi wakil rakyat terus jadi menteri". Utusan Online. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  3. ^ "New Cabinet all sworn-in before King (Full List) – Nation | The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2018. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  5. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE – 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  6. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  7. ^ "Husam kembali bergelar 'datuk', Mujahid Dr Dzul Ahmad Awang 'datuk seri'". MALAYSIADATELINE (in Malay). 13 October 2018. Retrieved 13 October 2018.

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