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Governance

Find out about CIMA Malaysia's national and regional governance structures.

South East Asia Regional Board

Become a Board Member

Notice is given that there are three vacancies on the SE Asia Regional Board for elected members.

The Regional Board serve as a key conduit between the customers and stakeholders in the global regions and the Management Accounting Board of the Association. They provide perspective on the development of the Association’s strategic plan, the local marketplace and understanding emerging issues in the region.

The Regional Board comprises 11 members of which 3 are elected by the regions. The term of office for the vacancies will be one year, commencing with effect from 1 July 2017.

If you would like to put yourself forward for election or wish to nominate a member for election please contact Saritha Subramaniam – saritha@aicpa-cima.com. All candidates must have two or more CGMA members who nominate them, (at least one to be a Fellow), whose registered addresses are in the SE Asia region.

Nomination forms for candidates and the guidelines for election can be obtained by emailing Saritha – saritha@aicpa-cima.com. Please read the rules carefully before completing the form.

The nomination must be received on the prescribed form by 13.00 GMT on 23 May 2017 and should be clearly marked for the attention of:

Saritha Subramaniam
CIMA SE Asia Sdn Bhd
Lot 1.05, Level 1, KPMG Tower,8 First Avenue, Bandar Utama
47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
T. +603 7723 0286  M. +6012 932 9004

A scanned copy of a signed and completed form would be considered acceptable.

Member announcement

Changes agreed by CIMA’s council aim to bring the Institute closer to local market conditions and provide the regional autonomy and empowerment essential to meet the council’s objectives.

The council approved the formation of the South East Asia Regional Board (SEARB) in March 2011. The new structure became effective from 1 July 2011 and is made up of elected representatives from the following countries:

  • Malaysia
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

CIMA wishes to ensure that it engages with and takes advantage of local conditions. These are best understood by CIMA members and staff locally. They are empowered to propose their own governance rules to meet the CIMA council’s objectives. The SEARB is empowered by the council and is dedicated to overseeing CIMA’s agreed strategy in the South East Asian market.

We are pleased to announce the line-up of board members for the South East Asia Regional Board (SEARB) who will serve the term of 2014-2017.

View the board's term of reference
View the past board members 

SEARB List

Following recent elections, we are pleased to announce the new line-up of board members for the South East Asia Regional Board (SEARB) who will serve the term of 2014-2017.

Council Member for Electoral Constituency 16

Mr Francis Chan Feoi Chun FCMA, CGMA (Malaysia)

Elected Country Representatives

  • Mr Francis Chan Feoi Chun FCMA, CGMA (Malaysia)
  • Y Bhg Dato’ Yogesvaran Arianayagam FCMA, CGMA (Malaysia)
  • Mr Eugene Lim FCMA, CGMA (Singapore)
  • Mr Dhinakaran Ramasamy FCMA, CGMA (Singapore)
  • Mr Richard Yvanovich FCMA, CGMA (Vietnam)
  • Mr Szilard Brenner FCMA, CGMA (Thailand) 

Co-opted

  • Mr Hugo Walkinshaw FCMA, CGMA
  • Mr Christopher John Fuggle FCMA, CGMA

Heading the SEARB as chairman is Mr Mr Christopher John Fuggle FCMA, CGMA and Dato’ A. Yogesvaran FCMA, CGMA as deputy chair. As stipulated by the SEARB’s terms of reference, both will hold office for a year from July 2016. The SEARB’s role is to oversee CIMA council’s strategy for the South East Asia markets. We look forward to a robust growth for CIMA in this region over the next few years.

View the board's term of reference
View the past board members 

Malaysia Country Branch

As part of CIMA's global governance transformation process, a Malaysia country branch committee was formed on 28 December 2012. 

The committee assists the CIMA South East Asia regional board (SEARB) in delivering CIMA council’s global objectives for growth in the country and supporting members’ needs. It replaced the former Malaysia divisional council, following the dissolution of CIMA Malaysia division as a society under the Registrar of Societies.

2016 committee members

  • Mr Yeo Tek Ling ACMA, CGMA
  • Y Bhg Dato Yogesvaran Arianayagam FCMA, CGMA
  • Dr Ng Boon Beng FCMA, CGMA (Immediate Past Chairman)
  • Y Bhg Prof Datin Dr Suzana Sulaiman FCMA, CGMA
  • Mr Francis Chan Feoi Chun, FCMA CGMA
  • Mr Lim Kian Hui FCMA, CGMA
  • Ms Tham Lee King ACMA, FCMA
  • Mr Gilbert Goh Joon Thye FCMA, CGMA
  • Mr Richard Yeow Kian Leong ACMA, CGMA

Office bearers

  • Chairman: Mr Yeo Tek Ling ACMA, CGMA
  • Deputy Chairman: Y Bhg Dato Yogesvaran Arianayagam FCMA, CGMA

View the past committee members (PDF 87KB)

Operating rules

Read the branch committee operating rules (PDF 79KB).

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Lot 1.05, Level 1, KPMG Tower
8 First Avenue, Bandar Utama
47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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