The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) appoints Dato’ Mohammad Faiz Azmi, FCA, Executive Chairman of PwC Malaysia, and Dato’ Gan Ah Tee, FCA, DNS, JP, Regional Senior Partner (ASEAN) and Managing Partner of BDO Kuala Lumpur as Council Members for a two-year term.
Dato’ Mohammad Faiz Azmi, FCA who has over 34 years’ experience in the audit and business advisory services of financial institutions in Malaysia will hold office as the representative for the constituency of Malaysia. He was also the Project Director on theAccrual Accounting project with the Malaysian Accountant General’s office and is currently a member of the Ministry of Finance Malaysia, Debt Management Committee.
He is currently the Administrator to an airline. He is a Fellow of ICAEW, a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), a Council Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and a member of The Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals. He is the immediate past President of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, former Chairman of the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board and is the current Chairman of the Islamic Finance Consultative Group of the International Accounting Standards Board. He is the President of the Kuala Lumpur Business Club (KLBC).
Dato’ Gan Ah Tee, FCA, DNS, JP with over 37 years’ of experience in auditing and financial advisory will continue in his office as ICAEW Council Member for ASEAN. He specialises in corporate turnaround and financial restructuring of under-performing companies and has extensive experience with corporate finance and advisory assignments.
A Fellow of ICAEW, Dato’ Gan is also an Executive Committee and Council Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and Vice President of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). He is also a member of the Financial Reporting Foundation (FRF), a trustee body responsible for the oversight of the Malaysian Accounting Standard Board’s (MASB) performance, financial and funding arrangements, and as an initial source of views for the MASB on proposed standards and pronouncements. Dato’ Gan was first appointed to the ICAEW Council in 2015.
“I would like to congratulate both of them on their appointment to the ICAEW Council and look forward to working together with them to advance the views of members in Malaysia. I would also like to thank David Lim for his service and invaluable contribution in building a strong network of ICAEW Authorised Training Employers (ATEs) in Malaysia,” said Loh Wei Yuen, FCA, Head of Malaysia, ICAEW.
Council is the ultimate, global governing body for ICAEW, located in London, England. Council Members have a representative role for their constituencies, ensuring views across the profession are heard to set the strategy and maintain the role of ICAEW as a leading global professional body. The Council is responsible for ensuring ICAEW operates in the public interest under the terms of its Royal Charter and holds the Board to account for the delivery of strategic priorities.