Faiz is the Executive Chairman of PwC Malaysia. He was the leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers Global Islamic Finance Team practice from 2007 to September 2012 and was also previously the Financial Services Leader for PwC Malaysia.
Faiz has over 28 years experience in the audit and business advisory services of financial institutions both in UK and Malaysia. He has also been involved in the audits of clients in the banking, healthcare, power and construction sectors.
A subject matter expert on banking and Islamic finance, Faiz is often invited to speak at seminars and forums on these topics, both locally and abroad.
Faiz is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and a Member of the Association of Chartered Islamic Finance Professionals Malaysia. He is the Chairman of the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB), Council Member of MICPA, First Chairman of the Asian-Oceanian Standard Setters Group (AOSSG) 2009/2010, Chairman of AOSSG Working Group on Islamic Finance, Member of the AAOIFI (Middle East Islamic Standards Setter) Accounting and Auditing Standards Board based in Bahrain and an Advisory Board Member to the Faculty of Business & Accountancy University Malaya.
Faiz was also appointed by the Ministry of Higher Education in October 2012 as a committee member of the "Hala Tuju Bidang Perakaunan 3" and also sits on the International Accounting Standards Board's (IASB) Shariah-compliant transactions Consultative Committee. He was conferred the Darjah Kebesaran Dato’, which carries the title Dato’ on 11 December 2013.
Faiz was educated in Malaysia and UK. He read law at the University of Durham and trained with Touche Ross & Co London after being called to the English Bar.