Photographic portrait of Lay Keng Tan
I am passionate about driving change and making a difference.

Lay Keng Tan

EY Asia-Pacific and Malaysia People Advisory Services Leader – Integrated Mobile Talent; Partner, Ernst & Young Tax Consultants Sdn Bhd

Committed team builder. Champion of diversity and inclusiveness. Photography enthusiast. Proud owner of a smart betta fish.

Lay Keng is the EY Asean People Advisory Services leader and a partner in Ernst & Young Tax Consultants Sdn Bhd.

She has over 30 years of experience in professional services, focusing on global mobility services and personal and corporate taxation. Her experience covers a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, telecommunications, technology, professional services, financial services and real estate.

Lay Keng is also the EY China Overseas Investment Network (COIN) Leader in Malaysia and the Tax Account Leader for an EY Global 360 client. She is also the current CFO for the EY member firm in Malaysia.

A graduate from the University of Melbourne, Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce, Lay Keng is a licensed tax agent; a Fellow of CPA Australia (FCPA); a Chartered Accountant (CA) of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA); and a Fellow (FTII) of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM).

How Lay Keng is building a better working world

“I am passionate about building People Advisory Services in Asean and driving growth of the EY China Overseas Investment Network business in Malaysia. 

I enjoy the opportunity to engage with clients and share insights and experiences with them in order to help deliver better business outcomes and impact.

I care about EY people’s development and helping them to be successful in their careers.”

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