Dato’ Mohd Sallehhuddin bin Hassan graduated with Bachelor of Arts from Universiti Malaya in 1988. He was formerly a Special Duty Officer at the Ministry of Education, Malaysia. He then joined the Development Division of the Ministry of Agriculture & Agro-Based Industry as the Division Secretary in 2014. Last year, he became the Deputy Chief Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture & Agro-Based Industry. In 2016, he received the Darjah Pangkuan Seri Melaka which carries the title ”Datuk” and Darjah Kebesaran Setia Mahkota Kelantan Yang Amat Terbilang (D.P.S.K) which carries the title ”Dato’ Paduka”. .