Aziz began her career as an economic analyst for the
South-East Asia Central Bank Training & Research Center,
remaining at that post from 1979 to 1984. She was then
appointed Deputy Manager of the Economics Department at
Bank Negara Malaysia.
She joined the Economics Department in Bank Negara
Malaysia in 1985 and was appointed Secretary to the
Board of Directors of the bank in 1987. In 1989, she was
posted to the Bank Negara Malaysia London Representative
Office as the Chief Representative. Upon returning to
the Head Office in 1994, Dr. Zeti was appointed the
Bank's Chief Economist and the Head of its Economics
Department. In 1995, she was appointed Assistant
Governor, responsible for economics, reserve management,
foreign and money market operations and exchange
Additionally, she was on the board of directors of
Khazanah Nasional Bhd from 2004 to 2008.
On November 16 2008, she was selected as one of the
members of a special task force at the United Nations to
examine reforms of the global market system.