Dr Veerinderjeet Singh Is Senior Advisor In KPMG Malaysia

KPMG in Malaysia welcomes Dr Veerinderjeet Singh as senior advisor on tax policy.

KPMG in Malaysia has appointed Dr Veerinderjeet Singh as its Senior Advisor on Tax Policy effective 1 March 2024.

Dr Veerinderjeet has over 40 years of experience in tax management in the public sector, academia, professional firms and the corporate sector as a Board member in public entities. This includes being appointed by the Ministry of Finance in Malaysia as part of the Tax Reform Committee from 2018 to 2020.

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Prior to this appointment at KPMG, he was the Non-Executive Chairman of Tricor Malaysia, Executive Chairman/CEO of Axcelasia Inc (which was listed on the Catalist Board in Singapore) and Chairman/Managing Director of Taxand Malaysia. He currently serves as the Chair, Ethics Standards Board of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), Council Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and an EXCO member of the International Fiscal Association (Malaysia Branch). Dr Veerinderjeet is also on the Board of Trustees of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation based in Amsterdam, and is a Vice Chair of the Global Tax Commission on Taxation at the International Chamber of Commerce based in Paris. He is also Past President of MIA, MICPA and the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia.

Datuk Johan Idris, Managing Partner of KPMG in Malaysia, said, “Dr Veerinderjeet started his career at KPMG and this appointment is a welcomed home coming. As a Senior Advisor for the firm, he’ll be supporting KPMG and the wider business community in managing the increasingly complicated tax landscape. His wealth of experience will enhance the value of KPMG’s tax advisory offering to our clients.”

Dr Veerinderjeet added, “I’m delighted to take up the role as Senior Advisor on Tax Policy for KPMG to support the firm’s tax advisory team. Taxation plays an important function for the economic development of any country. The right tax policy will enhance productivity, boost industry sector growth, and attract FDI which is beneficial to Malaysia.”