Datuk Zaiton Mohd Hassan joined the IFAC Professional Accountants in Business Committee in January 2016. She was nominated by the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Ms. Hassan is currently the Chairman of the Private Pension Administrator Malaysia. She is also the Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Governance & Audit Committee of the publicly-listed Sime Darby, one of Malaysia’s largest conglomerates. She is a Board member of Bank Islam, Rothschild Malaysia, and several other private limited companies. She is also the Vice Chairman of FIDE FORUM, an alumni association of financial institution directors established to enhance and promote high standards of corporate governance and ethical behavior.
Ms. Hassan started her career in PricewaterhouseCoopers as an audit trainee and later joined the Development Bank of Malaysia. She was the President/Executive Director of Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad (MARC) until September 2004 when she left to set up her own financial advisory firm, Capital Intelligence Advisors Sdn Bhd. Prior to her appointment in MARC, she served for 12 years at Maybank, Malaysia’s largest banking group, in various senior positions including General Manager, Group Strategic Planning.
Ms. Hassan is the Vice President of MIA. She was also the President of the ACCA Malaysia Advisory Committee from 2013 to 2015. She is also a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Malaysian Institute of CPAs.