Media Kit

Salihin Abang

Salihin Abang was elected as MIA President on 24 August 2017.

He was elected as MIA Council member on 19 September 2015.

Salihin is the founder and managing partner of SALIHIN. He is also the president of Malaysian Accounting Firms Association (MAFA).

He is a member of MIA Taxation Practice Committee, member of Public Practice Committee and, member of Small and Medium Practice Committee and Interview Panel for Approved Company Auditors and Liquidators. In addition, he is also a member of the Accounting and Audit Sub-Committee of the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM).

Salihin is a member of the Association of Malay Chartered Accountants Firms (AMCAF) committee, a member of Malaysian Association of Tax Accountants (MATA), a fellow member of Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM) and, an associate member of Certified Practicing Accountant (Australia).

He was a member of the MIA Investigation Committee prior to his appointment as MIA President.

He received his Bachelor of Accounting from International Islamic University Malaysia in 1997 and obtained his Masters of Science in Accounting from the same university in 2008.

Dato' Narendra Kumar Jasani
Vice President

Dato' Narendra Kumar Jasani was elected as the MIA Vice President on 24 August 2017.

He was elected as MIA Council member on 19 September 2015.

Dato’ Jasani is currently the country managing partner of Grant Thornton Malaysia. He is the Chairman of Grant Thornton Cambodia and, a Director of Grant Thornton Singapore.

Dato' Jasani has been involved in all aspects of professional practice including auditing, receivership, liquidation, consulting, corporate restructuring, privatisation and tax planning exercises.

He is the Chairman of the MIA Public Practice Committee. He is also involved in a number of Committees including Small & Medium Practice Committee (SMP), and Insolvency Practice Committee (IPC).

Dato' Jasani established the Malaysian chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and, was the Chairman for four years. He remains actively involved as the ICAEW Past Chairman and Adviser. He is a member of The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and, a member of Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA).

Dr. Nurmazilah Dato’ Mahzan
Chief Executive Officer

Dr Nurmazilah Dato’ Mahzan was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants on 2 July 2016. She was previously the MIA Deputy Chief Executive Officer.

Prior to her role in the MIA, Dr Nurmazilah was the Director of University Malaya Graduate School of Business. She started her career with Arthur Andersen in 1993, and later joined KUB Malaysia Berhad as Group Accounts Manager. Her corporate experience covers various industries including property development and construction, banking, unit trusts, trading and manufacturing.

Dr Nurmazilah was a MIA Council member from 1 August 2012 until 31 July 2014, a Member of the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB), elected member of Board of Governors for the Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia (IIA Malaysia), Council member of The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and the Honorary Treasurer with Persatuan Ekonomi Malaysia. Dr Nurmazilah also served in various committees of MIA and MICPA.

She holds a PhD in accounting from University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. She has conducted various research projects in the areas of auditing, financial reporting and corporate governance.