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 presently the Chairman of the MIA Executive Committee, Chairman of MIA Nominating Committee, Chairman of MIA Monitoring Committee and, Chairman of the MIA-MQA Joint Technical Committee and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Financial Reporting Foundation. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Malaysian Accountancy Research and Education Foundation and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Financial Reporting Foundation.

In addition, he is also a member of the Accounting and Audit Sub-Committee of the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM), an Interview Panel for Approved Company Auditors and Liquidators under the Ministry of Finance as well as a honorary members of the Institute of Cooperative and Management Auditors (ICMA). He is also a committee member of the Association of Malay Chartered Accountants Firms (AMCAF) and Malaysian Association of Tax Accountants (MATA). Salihin is also the fellow member of The Association of International Accountants (AIA), UK.

He has served as a member of MIA’s Taxation Practice Committee, Public Practice Committee and, Small and Medium Practice Committee, and Investigation Committee. Salihin was the immediate past President of Malaysia Accounting Firm’s Association (MAFA).

Salihin has led to the establishment of Teaching Accountancy Firm (TAF) in five local universities, UMT, UITM, UniKL, UPM and UIA (in the pipeline). This first in the world TAF became part of Minister of Higher Education’s initiative on how industry and university can work together for the betterment of accounting students and achieve nation building. Salihin also contributes to the academia as an industry advisor for numerous universities’ undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

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. He has also enrolled and participated in Harvard Business School Alumni Club of Malaysia's Senior Management Development Program (SMDP).

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.