En Attan graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) Degree, majoring in Accounting from the University of Malaya. He obtained his Diploma in Banking & Finance from the Institute of Bankers Malaysia and is a Senior Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers Malaysia. He also had successfully completed the MESDAQ Registered Dealers’ Representative Examination having satisfied the requirements of the Malaysian Exchange of Securities Dealing & Automated Quotation Bhd
En Attan started his career with POS Malaysia Berhad in the Postal Services Department in 1970. He later joined Citibank Berhad as an Executive Trainee and served the bank for 4 years. Subsequently, he joined Perwira Affin Bank Berhad where he served for 10 years rising to the position of General Manager. En Attan later moved to Golden Roots Food Manufacturing Sdn Bhd as a joint Managing Director in charge of Marketing, Finance and Administration.
In 1990 En Attan joined TA Securities Holdings Berhad as a Dealer’s Representative and in January 2000, he was appointed as Executive Director Dealing of the Company. In September 2002, he was also appointed as a Non-Executive Director of TA Futures Sdn Bhd. In May 2010, he resigned from the Board of TA Securities Holdings Berhad and then re-designated as Executive Director Dealing of TA Futures Sdn Bhd on 1 June 2010.