Press release

2 Oct 2020 Kuala Lumpur, MY

EY announces appointment of Farah Rosley as Malaysia Tax Markets Leader

Related topics Tax

EY announced today that it has appointed Farah Rosley as the new Malaysia Tax Markets Leader in Ernst & Young Tax Consultants Sdn Bhd (“EY”), effective 1 October 2020. As the Tax Markets Leader, Farah will be tasked with driving the effective implementation of the Tax Market strategy, as well as strengthening the EY brand. Working strategically with other leaders in the EY member firm in Malaysia, Farah will help position the Malaysia Tax Services to accelerate growth and market share.

Farah has more than 20 years’ experience managing corporate tax engagements across a variety of sectors; conducting feasibility studies; reviewing incentive packages; as well as negotiating and securing special incentive packages. She has also been involved in special government initiatives and studies on tax matters and has lent insights into government policies for specific sectors.

Farah joined Ernst & Young Tax Consultants Sdn Bhd  as a Partner in 2013 and has contributed significantly to building a portfolio of clients. She is currently the Malaysia Tax Global Compliance and Reporting Leader at Ernst & Young Tax Consultants Sdn Bhd, a position she will continue to hold, and also the Client Service Partner for a number of the organization’s key accounts. As a practitioner, Farah has led EY teams in providing Tax services, mentoring and empowering them to achieve engagement goals.

“Farah is an outstanding leader who is highly respected in the industry. She has made significant inroads in the growth and expansion of EY Tax Services in Malaysia through the relationships that she has built,” said Amarjeet Singh, EY Asean Tax Leader and Malaysia Tax Leader, Ernst & Young Tax Consultants Sdn Bhd. “Her philosophy and enthusiasm for building a better working world for EY people, clients and community through ethical tax practices have led to positive outcomes. Farah is assuming this role during a time of significant growth for EY Tax Services in Malaysia. I am confident she is well-positioned to enhance its presence and drive its growth into the future.”

Farah is the current President of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia. She is also a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), and is a licensed tax agenct with the Ministry of Finance, Malaysia. Farah holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Hull, United Kingdom.

“It’s a real honor to have the opportunity to lead the market growth and expansion of the Malaysia Tax Services. Against a grim economic landscape caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the immediate future will pose many challenges as well as opportunities for businesses,” said Farah. “It makes this an incredibly exciting moment for me to be taking on this role. I look forward to the opportunity to further enhance the EY Tax leadership position in Malaysia.”

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