Elvira Shamsuddin is currently the Deputy Director in the Outreach & Engagement Division of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission. This Division is mainly responsible for developing and implementing the internet safety awareness/education program from the Malaysian users. The Division is also responsible implementing the Networked Media Research Collaboration Program with institutions of higher learning in Malaysia. To date, MCMC has issued eight grants to various universities in Malaysia in support of the research into this area.
Elvira has been with MCMC since 2002. In addition to the current work in OED, which she joined in January 2014, she have also been assigned to the Consumer Protection Department, the Content Regulation Department as well as the MyICMS886 Directorate. She has held several positions in the private sector before working with MCMC including in the oil and gas and financial industries.