The Judges

Our judging panel comprises members of our leadership team and rising entrepreneurs. Scroll down to learn who's on board this year. 

Sridharan Nair
Managing Partner
PwC Malaysia

Sridharan Nair (or Sri) is PwC Malaysia's Managing Partner and responsible for the overall management of the firm.

He is also the PwC SEAPEN* Region Senior Partner. His other key roles include being a member of PwC’s Asia Pacific and Americas Cluster Leadership team and a board member of PwC’s South East Asia Consulting practice.

Sri has 27 years' experience in audit and business advisory here in Malaysia as well as in the UK.

When he’s not meeting clients, Sri is often busy presenting, moderating or sharing his views at various conferences and forums on topics he is passionate about such as economic issues, trust, governance and diversity at the workplace.

An avid sports fan, Sri is most happy to exchange banter on various sporting events but on football in particular, being a lifelong fan of Liverpool FC.

Sri is also an adventurous traveller and has scaled the 5,500 metre high Kalapathar peak in Nepal during a trekking expedition with a group of PwC colleagues and friends. Find him on Twitter (@Sri_PwC) where he actively engages followers and shares his opinions on various topics.

*PwC SEAPEN Region comprises Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, and employs more than 4500 people.

Nurul A'in Abdul Latif
Markets Leader
PwC Malaysia

Nurul A’in Abdul Latif is the Markets Leader at PwC Malaysia. She also leads the Assurance Technology, Information, Communications and Entertainment (TICE) and Energy Industry Practice in Malaysia.

She has over 16 years of experience in providing audit and business advisory services. Nurul has worked with clients in a range of industries including media, telecommunications, and oil & gas, for both public listed companies as well as cross border clients.

She had a two year stint in the London office of PwC UK from September 2000 to August 2002 where she worked on an account with a new global client. She's worked with some of the largest public listed companies in Malaysia on audit and business advisory matters.

Nurul is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and  the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). She has a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) Degree from University Malaya.

She's also trilingual. She speaks and writes Mandarin, English, Malay, and is a mother to four children.

Alex Tan
Partner and Forensic Services & Risk Consulting Leader
PwC Malaysia

Alex is a Partner with PwC Malaysia's Consulting practice. He leads the Forensics team and the Risk Consulting team in Malaysia.  

He specialises in the prevention, detection and response to financial crime particularly fraud, corruption, conflicts of interest and money laundering.

Alex has over 30 years experience including nine years as an Inspectorate officer with the Royal Hong Kong Police Force and eight years with the New Zealand Serious Fraud Office.

Previously, Alex sat on the Board of Transparency International (New Zealand). He joined PwC New Zealand in March 2005 and transferred to PwC Malaysia in March 2012. He is currently part of PwC’s Global Anti Money Laundering and Anti-Bribery and Corruption working groups.

Rajeev Peshawaria
Iclif Leadership and Governance Centre

CEO of The Iclif Leadership and Governance Centre, author of the Wall Street Journal and Amazon best seller Open Source Leadership (McGraw Hill 2017), Too Many Bosses, Too Few Leaders (Simon & Schuster 2011), co-author of Be the Change (McGraw Hill 2014) and a regular writer for Forbes, Rajeev is an out-of-the-box thought leader on leadership, management and corporate governance. He has extensive global experience in leadership and organizational consulting, with a particular focus on uncovering personal and organizational “leadership energy.”

Rajeev’s professional roots are in industry. He has been Chief Learning Officer of both Coca-Cola and Morgan Stanley, and has formerly held senior positions at American Express and Goldman Sachs. At Goldman, Rajeev helped found Pine Street - the firm’s acclaimed leadership academy - and headed Pine Street for Europe and Asia. In his early career he was a banker and currency trader.

He has provided speaking, coaching, consulting and advisory services globally. His clients include Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Mitsubishi, Johnson & Johnson, MetLife, The World Bank, US Treasury, US Securities & Exchange Commission, Indian Railways, Sinarmas Indonesia, Allianz, Permata Bank Indonesia, PwC, Nestle, Mohammad bin Rashid School of Government Dubai, Prudential, Maybank, Great Eastern, Citibank and many more. He also serves as guest faculty at leading business schools in the US, Europe and Asia.

Rajeev is a sought after international speaker and has been widely featured in international media platforms such as Bloomberg TV & Radio, CNN, Knowledge@Wharton, European Financial Review, National Public Radio (NPR), Harvard Business Review, CNBC, Fast Company, Leader to Leader, American Management Association (AMA) magazine, Leadership Excellence magazine, The Times of India, The National Dubai, Mint-Wall Street Journal and the Conference Board.

In 2014 and 2017 he was named one of Top 100 Global Thought Leaders for Trustworthy Business by ‘Trust Across America.’ Rajeev and his family have lived in fourteen cities in eight countries.


Toh Yen Kee
Special Officer
Ministry of Finance

Yen Kee is the Special Officer to Minister of Finance.

Prior to this, Yen Kee spent 23 years abroad (Singapore, US and Thailand) working for major American MNCs - Gillette, P&G and Lear Corporation. An experienced Finance professional, Yen Kee has worked across multiple finance disciplines including financial analysis & reporting, business strategy, budget & forecasting, M&A , business development & product supply finance and organization learning & development.

Also known as a Transformation Coach, Yen Kee occasionally leads seminar sharing her experience and insights on areas such as career, health, finance, fitness and relationships. Her recent one, Limitless Possibilities, she shared about how mindsets, values and beliefs shape human lives.  She is also the Co Founder Of The Playground Fitness located at Nadi Bangsar.

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