MAHATHIR MAHZAN B.Eng (Hons) FCA CA(M)
FOUNDING & MANAGING PARTNER
Mahathir is a Chartered Accountant and a member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).
Mahathir graduated with honours from University College London with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering. He then pursued his Chartered Accountancy training in Dublin, Ireland. After successful completion of his professional examinations, he qualified as a Chartered Accountant and was admitted as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.
Mahathir returned to Malaysia after spending 15 years in the United Kingdom and Ireland and worked for BinaFikir, a local strategic advisory firm and subsidiary of Maybank Investment Bank. Subsequently, he founded his accountancy firm, Mahathir Mahzan & Company in 2010, and merged with AFS Financial Services in 2015 to form Mahzan Sulaiman PLT.
Mahathir is also an Executive Director at Imej Jiwa Communications Sdn Bhd and is involved in advising Malaysian public listed companies on Investor Relations.
In addition, Mahathir is also an Independent Non-Executive Director and a member of the Audit Committee of OCK Group Berhad, a Malaysian company listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia. He is also a member of the Audit Committee of Apex Investment Services Berhad, a local investment and fund management firm.
Throughout his career, he has accumulated significant experience in areas of audit, accounting, tax, company secretarial, corporate finance, insolvency, corporate governance, strategic advisory and investor relations.
FEIZAL SULAIMAN BSc FCA CA(M)
Feizal started his career in Dublin, Ireland, as an auditor in BDO Simpson Xavier. Upon his return to Malaysia, he joined CIMB Investment Bank’s Corporate Finance and later joined Bank Islam in the Capital Markets team. At Bank Islam, he was instrumental in the recapitalisation exercise of Bank Islam, which saw Dubai Investment Group emerging as a substantial new shareholder to the bank in 2006.
In 2012, Feizal was Head of Wholesale Banking in Century Banking Corporation, the first Islamic bank in Mauritius, where he was credited with the execution of the first Commodity Murabaha Financing and the first Islamic Commercial Certificate (Wakalah) issuance in Mauritius. Feizal also had a stint in managing real estate development in Dubai prior to coming back to Malaysia.
With a career spanning almost 18 years and across four continents, he has accumulated a wealth of experience in various roles in corporate finance, capital markets, real estate and business management.
Feizal is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Ireland and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Financial Analysis from University of Warwick, UK.
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