Dato' Ir. Hj. Mohd Jamal Sulaiman holds a qualification in civil engineering from the University of Salford, United Kingdom. He began his career as a Civil Engineer in July 1981 and was placed in the Malaysian Public Works Department (JKR) in Pahang State. During his 36 years of service, he has served in various posts and places such as the Economic Planning Unit, Hulu Selangor District Water Supply Department, JKR Selangor State.
He has also held Director of Policy and Corporate Management from 2014 until January 2017 and prior to his retirement later that year, he was appointed as Senior Director of General of Works (Building Sector) at JKR. Dato’ Ir Mohd Jamal was twice awarded Excellent Service Award as well as JKR Special Achievement Award 2010 during the span of his public service career.