Media Kit



Dr. Veerinderjeet Singh
President


Dr Veerinderjeet Singh was elected by the MIA Council as the 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 30 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.



Zuraeda Ibrahim
Vice President


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zuraeda Ibrahim was elected as the new MIA Vice President effective 19 September 2019.

Dr. Zuraeda was first appointed as an MIA Council member on 16 July 2017 for a term of two years and subsequently reappointed on 16 July 2019 for another two years.

She is currently the Director of the Student Leadership Institute, Student Affairs Division, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).

She is a member of MIA and CPA Australia and obtained her PhD in Accounting & Finance from University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom.



Dr. Nurmazilah Dato’ Mahzan
Chief Executive Officer


Dr. Nurmazilah Dato’ Mahzan is the Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. She was previously the MIA Deputy Chief Executive Officer.

Prior to leading 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.

An accountancy graduate of the International Islamic University of Malaysia, Dr. Nurmazilah is a member of MIA, MICPA, an ASEAN CPA and a CGMA fellow. She is also a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and holds the Certified Risk Management and Assurance (CRMA) qualification. Dr. Nurmazilah has a deep interest in applied research, especially in digital and technological issues affecting the profession. 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.



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).