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  • Admitted to ICAEW: 1985
  • Joined Council: 2019
  • Election Constituency: Malaysia


Dato’ Faiz has over 38 years of experience in the audit and business advisory services in Malaysia and the UK. He was the leader of PwC's Global Islamic Finance Team practice from 2007 to September 2012. He was also PwC's Malaysia's Financial Services Leader and joint Head of Audit and lead the ESG and Shariah Investing part of PwC's Sustainability and Climate Change practice in Malaysia. He recently retired as a partner and the Executive Chairman of PwC Malaysia.

Much of his recent work has been with the Federal and State Governments involving work related to Accrual Accounting, acting as an Administrator for an airline and certain government entities and being part of the Federal Government National Covid vaccine rollout. He has also been involved in the financial restructuring of government agencies as well as investigations. He was recently also appointed as a board member of Securities Commission Malaysia.

Dato’ Faiz is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, a Fellow of ICAEW and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has held the post of President of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Chairman of the Malaysia Accounting Standards Board and ICAEW City Group Chairman.

He was educated in Malaysia and UK and read law at the University of Durham before being called to the English Bar. He is an alumni of Lincoln's Inn and a member of the Inns of Court of Malaysia. He is a member of the Worshipful Company of Chartered Accountants England and Wales. He was conferred the Darjah Kebesaran Dato’, which carries the title Dato’ in 2013 by the Sultan of Selangor. He was conferred an Honorary Degree of Doctorate of Laws by the University of Nottingham in July 2016.

Declaration of Interests

Membership of, or interests in, formal bodies or groups, including other professional bodies

  • Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
  • Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
  • Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals (CIIF)
  • Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC) Leadership Council Member

Membership of ICAEW Council, ICAEW Boards and other ICAEW Committees

  • Council

Partnerships, Directorships or beneficial interests in companies

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers PLT
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Capital Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Malaysia Holdings Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
  • Malaysia Professional Accountancy Centre
  • Kuala Lumpur Business Club

Professional or social relationships with individuals who have business relationships or who compete with ICAEW


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Mohammad Faiz Azmi, Dato’