Dato’ Dr. Dolbani Mijan is the Director General of PLAN Malaysia - Federal Department of Town and Country Planning, Peninsular Malaysia under the Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government.
A Registered Town Planner with more than 35 years of experience, he has served several states and positions, such as State Planning Director for Perak and Planning Officer in Johor and the Northern Project Office.
His interest is in Urban Design, Urban Morphology and Place Making. He has achieved many successes in his professional career. He was one of the key planners in the initial planning of Putrajaya and to date has co-published 15 coffee table books on topics related to Town Planning.
Dato’ Dr. Dolbani Mijan obtained an Honour’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Malaysia University of Technology in 1980, holds a Master’s degree in Arts and Urban Design from Oxford Brooke University United Kingdom in 1985, and a PhD. in Urban Design from Oxford Brooke University United Kingdom in 2000.