Independent Non-Executive Director
He started his career as a Bank Officer in 1978; a year later he took a leap to work with the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM) as Assessment Officer. He then rose through the ranks in IRBM, being appointed Deputy CEO of Compliance, Deputy CEO of Operations, and CEO in January 2011 until his retirement in December 2016.
Throughout the years, he received many accolades and awards, he was elected President of the Malaysian Association of Statutory Bodies and Chairman of The Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrations (CATA); and was awarded the CEO of the year 2015 by The European Emerging Markets Awards and received the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award-Outstanding Contribution in Shaping People by the Asia HRD Award.
Equipped with 36 years of vast experiences both in taxation and management throughout his tenureship with IRBM, he now leads his own Tax and Management firm known as MSM Management Advisory. With his continuous engagement in the tax related field, he was subsequently appointed as the Chairman of McMillan Woods National Tax Firm, Chairman of Uniutama Education and Consultancy. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Uniutama Management Holdings, and Prokhas, a private limited company wholly-owned by Minister of Finance, a Partner of YYC Advisors and an Advisor to Century Software (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
Date of Appointment: 15 January 2018