ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) confirms that Dato’ Lock Peng Kuan FCCA has been elected to ACCA’s global Council.
With 36 elected members from all over the world, Council is the governing body of ACCA and a vital part of how the organisation is run. Council members work with ACCA’s executive team to shape ACCA’s future and develop the profession.
Dato’ Lock has held an ACCA membership since 2000, and has also served on ACCA’s public practice committee in 2007. Like all Council members, Dato’ Lock’s role is voluntary and carried out while he works as a Partner at Baker Tilly Malaysia, a position he has held since 2006.
Dato’ Lock Peng Kuan, said, “I am delighted to have the opportunity to serve as a Council member, and to use my experience and knowledge to ensure ACCA achieves its strategic aim to be number one in developing the accountancy profession the world needs. The ACCA Qualification offers a unique open access policy and continues to provide opportunities to anyone of ability, free from artificial barriers to become finance professionals.”
He joins Datuk Mohd Nasir Ahmad and Datuk Zaiton Mohd Hassan as the third Council member from Malaysia.
Dato’ Lock is also currently the Deputy Chair of ACCA Malaysia’s Advisory Committee, and as Chairman of ACCA’s Global Forum for Audit and Assurance.
Commenting on Dato’ Lock’s appointment to Council, Edward Ling, head of ACCA Malaysia, said, “We warmly congratulate Dato’ Lock on his election to Council. His experience has made him a respected mentor and industry advisor, he acts as a fine advocate for ACCA, accountancy and developing student success.”
ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants, offering business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.
ACCA supports its 208,000 members and 503,000 students in 179 countries, helping them to develop successful careers in accounting and business, with the skills required by employers. ACCA works through a network of 104 offices and centres and more than 7,300 Approved Employers worldwide, who provide high standards of employee learning and development. Through its public interest remit, ACCA promotes appropriate regulation of accounting and conducts relevant research to ensure accountancy continues to grow in reputation and influence.
ACCA has introduced major innovations to its flagship qualification to ensure its members and future members continue to be the most valued, up to date and sought-after accountancy professionals globally.
Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability.