The judges

Datin Seri Sunita Rajakumar

Climate Governance Malaysia (CGM)

Datin Seri Sunita Rajakumar is a professional independent director and a strong advocate of the importance of governance in general and risk management in particular. She founded Climate Governance Malaysia, the country chapter of the World Economic Forum’s Climate Governance Initiative.

She is a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia, promotes gender diversity on boards with the 30% Club, a member of the Global Advisory Board of Nottingham University's School of Business and sits on the Advisory Panel of the UN Global Compact Malaysia’s Sustainability Center of Excellence. She is also the work stream lead for the CEO Action Network, an industry led initiative to increase sustainability and climate resilience. 

She is Chair of Caring Pharmacy and independent director of Bursa-listed Dutch Lady Milk Industries, MCIS Insurance (a member of the Sanlam group) and Zurich General Insurance, as well as trustee of 5 charitable foundations.

Dr. Sean O. Ferguson

Associate Dean
Asia School of Business (ASB) Malaysia

Dr. Sean O. Ferguson is currently an Associate Dean at the Asia School of Business (ASB) in Malaysia. ASB is a start-up partnership collaboration between MIT Sloan and Bank Negara Malaysia (the Central Bank of Malaysia), established in 2015. 

He is a management education industry opinion leader having been quoted by publications including the Financial Times, Forbes, and the Wall Street Journal.  Sean also has served on numerous international boards in Asia, the USA, and Europe. Currently, Ferguson is serving on the board of MBA CSEA, where he was the first elected board member from an Asia-Pacific business school.

Ferguson received his doctorate in Global Education from the University of Southern California. His area of expertise focuses on employability and career management in Asia-Pacific. He also has an MBA from Rice University and a BS in Engineering from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

Nurul A’in Abdul Latif

Markets Leader and Assurance Partner
PwC Malaysia

Nurul A’in Abdul Latif is Markets Leader and Assurance Partner of PwC Malaysia. She has over 20 years of experience in providing audit and business advisory services, and has significant experience serving clients from a diverse range of industries. She has assisted clients on a number of assignments including cross border transactions involving mergers and acquisitions.

Her present and past clients include a major conglomerate in Malaysia, the national utility group, airline companies, a local automobile manufacturer and a number of local telecommunications groups. She has been involved in a number of major government initiatives, in particular, the implementation of accrual accounting and leading the validation of National Key Performance Indicators (NKPIs) results initiative for PEMANDU based on an Agreed Upon Procedures (AUP) approach.

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

Herbert Chua

Assurance Partner
PwC Malaysia

Herbert has over 20 years of audit experience with a wide range of public, private and multinational clients. His clients come from a diverse range of industries, including aviation, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, consumer and industrial products and education. 

Herbert currently leads the firm’s sustainability assurance and reporting practice in Malaysia. His portfolio of sustainability assurance engagements include clients from a variety of industries such as energy, property development, manufacturing, plantation, automotive and logistics, covering a range of environmental, social and governance criteria. He recently published a thought leadership that delves into the impact of climate change on financial reporting entitled “ESG Matters: Driving Change through Financial Reporting”.

Aside from this, he also plays various roles within PwC Malaysia, including leading the Eastern Region Assurance practice and being the Capital Markets and US reporting specialist. Herbert is a member of CPA Australia, Malaysian Institute Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), and Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). Herbert holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Adelaide. 

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