Media Kit

Dr. Veerinderjeet Singh

Dr Veerinderjeet Singh was elected by the Council as the MIA President on 26 September 2020.

Acknowledged as a leading expert in accountancy and taxation, Dr Veerinderjeet Singh commenced his current term on the MIA Council when he was appointed as a member on 25 May 2019.

He is currently the President of The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and is a Non-Executive Chairman of Tricor Services (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd. He was also Past President of the Chartered Tax institute of Malaysia (CTIM) from 2007 to 2010.

With over 40 years of diverse experience in the fields of accounting, taxation and commerce, Dr Veerinderjeet has served in the Inland Revenue Department, University of Malaya (as an Associate Professor), Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young (as a Tax Partner/Executive Director) and authored several influential and authoritative tax publications. Dr Veerinderjeet also sits on the Boards of Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad, AmBank (M) Berhad and UMW Holdings Berhad. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Monash University, Malaysia and the current Chair of the Monash Business School Industry Advisory Board.

Globally, Dr Veerinderjeet contributes his expertise as a member of the Commission on Taxation of the International Chamber of Commerce based in Paris and a member of the Board of Trustees of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (a tax research and consultancy body) based in Amsterdam.

Bazlan Osman
Vice President

Datuk Bazlan Osman was elected by the council as the Vice President on 30 July 2021. Previously he was appointed as MIA Council member on 1 December 2019.

He is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of GITN Sdn Bhd. He is also an Independent Director of Bursa Malaysia Berhad, Independent Non-Executive Director of FIMA Corporation Berhad, Citibank Berhad, Glomac Berhad and Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Keluarga Berhad. He is also a Director of the Malaysia Professional Accountancy Centre.

He was formerly an Executive Director of Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM). His last position in TM was Acting Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) and was also the Deputy GCEO. Prior to that he was the Group Chief Financial Officer of TM.

Datuk Bazlan holds a Diploma in Accounting from Polytechnic of North London and had attended senior leadership management programs at the University of Oxford’s SAID Business School, and IMD.

Datuk Bazlan is a Chartered Accountant, a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He is also the Deputy Chair of the ACCA Malaysia Advisory Committee.

Dr. Nurmazilah Dato’ Mahzan
Chief Executive Officer

Dr Nurmazilah Dato’ Mahzan has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 2016, leading the Institute’s value creation, regulatory and nation building agenda.

Simultaneously, she contributes her expertise on governance, regulation, standards and business to several other global and professional bodies. Currently, she serves as a member of the Integrated Reporting Framework board of the Value Reporting Foundation and a technical advisor of the Public Accountants in Business (PAIB) Advisory Group of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). She has also delivered presentations and keynote addresses on various topics locally and globally.

Throughout her career, Dr Nurmazilah has contributed to various bodies in her commitment and passion for the profession. Prior to being appointed CEO of MIA, she had served as a Council member of MIA, a Member of the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB), an elected member of the Board of Governors for the Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia (IIA Malaysia), a 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 numerous professional qualifications and certifications as well as academic degrees. An accountancy graduate of the International Islamic University of Malaysia, Dr. Nurmazilah is a member of MIA and MICPA, an ASEAN CPA, and a CGMA fellow. She is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and holds the Certified Risk Management and Assurance (CRMA) qualification. In addition, she holds a PhD in accounting from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, and conducted various research projects in the areas of auditing, financial reporting and corporate governance throughout her academic career. She continues to take a deep interest in applied research, especially in digital and technological issues affecting the profession. Her extensive work experience spans across public practice, industry, academia and now, regulation.

About the Malaysian Institute of Accountants

Established under the Accountants Act 1967, MIA is the national accountancy body that regulates, develops, supports and enhances the integrity, status and interests of the profession in Malaysia. MIA accords the Chartered Accountant Malaysia or C.A. (M) designation to a professional in accountancy, business and finance with a recognised qualification and relevant work experience.

Working closely alongside businesses, MIA connects its membership to an unmatched range of information resources, events, professional development and networking opportunities. Presently, there are members making their strides in businesses across all industries in Malaysia and around the world.

MIA’s international outlook and connections are reflected in its membership of regional and international professional organisations such as the ASEAN Federation of Accountants (AFA), and the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).