Independent Non-Executive Director
Date of Appointment: 1 March 2019
Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants
Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Membership of Board Committee:
Audit Committee (Chairman)
Risk Management Committee (Chairman)
Other Public Company
Eric was a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Malaysia until his retirement in June 2015 after 38 years of service. He joined the firm of Price Waterhouse (PW) (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers) in 1977, qualified as a Certified Public Accountant in 1981, and was admitted to the partnership of PwC in Malaysia in 1991.
In 2012, Eric assumed the responsibility to lead the middle market practices of the Asia Pacific cluster of PwC firms, focused on working with entrepreneurs, high net worth individuals and families.
During the period from 2002 until 2008, Eric assumed the role of Assurance leader for PwC’s regional grouping in Asia, and was a member of PwC’s Global Assurance leadership team.
In 1996, he assumed management and leadership positions for different parts of PW/PwC within Malaysia, across Asia and globally. He was also appointed PW Malaysia’s leader for Audit and Business Advisory Services, and continued in the role following the merger between PW and Coopers & Lybrand to form PwC in 1998, a position he held through 2008.