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Paul W. Chan

President at Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors


Paul is President and Founding Board Member of the Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors (MACD) and is an Executive Committee Member of Global Network of Director Institutes (GNDI). Paul works with the Malaysian business community and the wider South East Asian market, and with GNDI member bodies.

Paul’s professional, business and corporate experiences span four decades in leadership capacities in Public Accounting, Auditing, Financial, Business and Corporate Advisory Services in a variety of industries.  He has served over a dozen Boards and Committees ranging from Publicly Traded Companies, Private Companies, Regulatory Committees and not-for-profit Professional Institutions; he is an all-rounded corporate professional.

A Chartered Accountant, a Fellow Member of ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK), ICSA (Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators, UK) and CPA Australia, respectively, he is also an NACD Governance Fellow and an NACD Board Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors, USA.

Paul was, respectively, the President of ACCA Malaysia and Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, a Council and Executive Member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Secretary General of Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance and had served on the International Council of ICSA (UK).

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