Media Kit

Dato' Mohammad Faiz bin Mohammad Azmi

Dato' Mohammad Faiz Azmi was elected as MIA President on 27 July 2015.

He was re-appointed to the MIA Council on December 2014 after last serving on the Council in 2012.

Dato’ Faiz is the Executive Chairman of PriceWaterhouse Coopers (PwC) Malaysia and has over 30 years of experience in the audit and business advisory services of financial institutions in Malaysia. He has been involved in the audits of clients in the banking, healthcare, power and construction sectors. He has led a number of projects relating to strategy, investigations and merger work both locally and internationally. He has also acted as the Administrator for a national airline.

He is also the Project Director, leading a team on the Accrual Accounting project together with the Accountant General’s Department of Malaysia.

He currently sits on the Financial Reporting Foundation and is a member of the International Advisory Panel of Labuan International Business Financial Centre (Labuan IBFC). He is a Board Member of the Kuala Lumpur Business Club (KLBC) and Chairman of Malaysia Professional Accounting Centre (MyPAC).

Dato’ Faiz is the past Chairman of the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB) and a Council Member of The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). In addition, he is a member of The Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals and chairs the Islamic Finance Working Group of the Asian-Oceanian Standard-Setters Group. Dato’ Faiz has been appointed as the Chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board’s Islamic Finance Consultative Group.

Dato’ Faiz was educated in Malaysia and UK and read law at the University of Durham before being called to the English Bar. He is the past city Group Chairman and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), a Liveryman of the city of London, and a member of the Worshipful Company of Chartered Accountants England and Wales. He was conferred an honorary degree of Doctorate of Laws by the University of Nottingham in July 2016.

Datuk Zaiton binti Mohd Hassan
Vice President

Datuk Zaiton Mohd Hassan was elected as MIA Vice President on 27 July 2015.This is her new term as MIA Vice President.

Datuk Zaiton was first appointed as MIA Council member on 16 July 2013. Datuk Zaiton is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Professional Accountancy Centre. She is the Chairman of the Private Pension Administrator Malaysia. She is also the Chairman of a public-listed company, Dolphin International Berhad, and Director of Sime Darby Berhad, BIMB Holdings Berhad and Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad.

She was the President of the ACCA Malaysia Advisory Committee. She was also formerly the President/Executive Director of Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad (MARC). Prior to joining MARC, Datuk Zaiton served 12 years with Maybank in various senior positions including that of General Manager, Group Strategic Planning.

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.