Dato' Mohammad Faiz Azmi

Dato' Mohammad Faiz Azmi

Executive Chairman, PwC Malaysia

Dato’ Faiz is the Executive Chairman of PwC Malaysia and is also an Assurance Partner.

Dato’ Faiz is very active in the profession and the accounting world. Amongst other roles, he is a past President of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Council Member of ICAEW UK, past Chairman of the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB) and is the Chair of the Islamic Finance Consultative Group of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). He is also the Chairman of MyPAC, an education related body, is the Chairman of the Kuala Lumpur Business Club (KLBC) and a member of the Labuan International Business Financial Centre (Labuan IBFC) International Advisory Panel.

Faiz was educated in Malaysia and the UK and read law at the University of Durham before being called to the English Bar. He is a member of the Worshipful Company of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Nottingham.

When he’s not busy at work, Dato’ Faiz enjoys fiddling around with his cameras and working on his photography skills around the world.  He is also a self-confessed geek and enjoys flying drones and testing out the latest gadgets.  He is also an avid history buff now looking at 16th century maps of South East Asia.