Photographic portrait of Brandon Bruce
Insurers need to rethink their strategies and innovate. The world is changing rapidly; so are customers’ expectations. This is the time for business leaders to step forward and drive innovation.

Brandon Bruce Sta Maria

EY Asean and Malaysia Insurance Sector Leader

Passionate about assurance and insurance. Diversity and inclusiveness warrior. Husband to a lovely wife and father to three wonderful boys. Avid dog walker and runner.

Brandon is a Partner and a Insurance and Takaful Leader of Ernst & Young PLT in Malaysia, and the EY Asean Insurance Leader. He has over 24 years of experience in providing assurance and consulting services to public-listed companies, multinationals and local corporations, focusing on life and general insurance, takaful (Islamic Insurance), retakaful, reinsurance, Islamic banking, asset management and unit or property trusts.

Brandon’s professional experience includes leading engagements related to IPOs, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, financial due diligence and implementation of MFRS and IFRS.

He is actively involved in industry matters related to accounting and regulatory requirements, and is a frequent speaker at industry events.

Brandon is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), as well as the MFRS 17 Working Group and Transition Resource Group of the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board.

How Brandon is building a better working world

"I love my day job because it gives me the opportunity to interact with my people and clients daily. We challenge ourselves continuously about what we can do better and how to innovate our work. Our aim is to help deliver better, more insightful outcomes to clients, challenge their thinking and strategies, and provide relevant insights into their businesses.

People are my passion. I find great pleasure in talking to my team members and motivating them to do better in order to develop into successful professionals."

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