Paul Chan is a partner of CE.A.I (M) and President and Co-Founder of Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors (MACD).
Paul’s professional, business and corporate experiences span decades in leadership capacities in Public Accounting, Auditing, Financial, Business and Corporate Advisory Services in a variety of industries. He has served over a dozen Boards and Committees ranging from Publicly Traded to Privately-Owned Companies, Regulatory Committees and not-for-profit Professional entities; he is an all-round corporate professional.
The industries Paul currently serves in at Board Governance include IT Software Services and Education, Industrial Chemical, and Asset Management. Formerly, he had served on boards of Life Insurance and Financial Services, Multi-Port Facilities Operator, Cold-roll Steel Processing and an Industrial Group. The not-for-profit professional entities he has taken leadership of include that of public accountants, corporate secretaries, corporate governance, corporate directors, and financial and wealth management professionals.
Paul is also Vice President I of FPLC (Federation of Public Listed Companies) and Executive Committee Member of GNDI (Global Network of Director Institutes.) He is an IIRC Ambassador of the International Integrated Reporting Council, UK, and also serves on the Advisory Board of FutureBoards SA, Oslo, Norway.
He has delivered numerous presentations in forums, seminars, workshops and conferences, both locally and internationally, on issues relating to Board Governance, Corporate Directorship, Business Continuity and Succession Planning, and Financial Planning. Paul is the President of Business Transitions Asia Sdn Bhd, a business strategic advisory firm.
A Chartered Accountant, a Fellow Member of, respectively, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA, UK), the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (FCIS, UK) and CPA Australia (FCPA), he is also an NACD Governance Fellow and NACD Board Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors, USA, and a Life-Member of Ascend Pinnacle Pan-Asian Corporate Directors, USA.