Mr. Chan Wan Siew
Accounting and Finance
A Malaysian, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, was appointed to the Board of AwanBiru Technology Berhad (formerly known as Prestariang Berhad) on 18 November 2010. He was the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board and a member of the Nomination Committee, Risk Management Committee, Remuneration Committee and the Finance and Investment Committee. Professionally, Paul is a Chartered Accountant, a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK), and the CPA Australia. He is also a Certified Financial Planner and Chartered Financial Consultant (USA). Mr Chan retired from Board of AwanBiru Technology Berhad on 24th November 2022.
Previously, he served as an Independent Non-Executive Director in various capacities on the Audit, Risk Management, Nomination, and Remuneration Committees in Luxchem Corporation Berhad from 2008 to 2020. He was also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad from 2013 to 2016.
Paul’s professional and business experience spans over 35 years across areas of accounting, corporate, financial and business advisory services. He is the President of Business Transitions Asia Sdn Bhd, a company that provides business advisory services to businesses in transition, serving the business-owners as an independent advisor in managing the value of their business. He is active in serving various professional and Non-Governmental Organizations [NGO].
He is the President of Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors (MACD). He is a Founding & Strategic Member of Global Network of Director Institutes (GNDI), and a Director of Corston-Smith Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. He is also a Global IIRC Ambassador of the International Integrated Reporting Council, UK, he is an Adjunct Practice Professor at Sunway University Business School. He is a DBA Assessor, International University of Malaya-Wales and serves on Advisory Board Member, FutureBoards SA, Norway.
He had served as the President of ACCA Malaysia (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), President of Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (MAICSA), Founding Board Member/ Vice President of Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM) and Secretary General of Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (MICG).