Board of Directors & Secretary

Pushpanathan A/L S A Kanagarayar

Independent Non-Executive Director

 

Nationality

Malaysian

 

Age / Gender

69 / Male

 

Academic / Professional Qualification

  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland 

  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“MICPA”)

  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”)

 

Board Committee Membership(s)

  • Audit Committee (Chairman)

 

Date Appointed / Working Experience

Mr Pushpanathan was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of IJM Corporation Berhad on 9 November 2012.

He has more than 39 years of experience in providing advisory, accounting and audit services in the role of a partner-adviser for a large number of clients based in Malaysia and internationally (both private and public corporations) in a variety of industries. He was also involved in share valuations of corporations, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, takeovers, flotations, investigations and tax planning.

His past appointments and/or working experience were as follows:-

  • Partner, Messrs Ernst & Young (1983 - 2009)

  • Chairman, Adjudication and/or Organising Committees, National Annual Corporate Report Awards (2003 - 2009)

  • Chairman, MICPA’s Financial Statements Review Committee and Project Chairman, the Insurance Standards Working Group of Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (“MASB”) on Financial Reporting Standard 4 (2003 - 2007)

  • Member of the International Federation of Accountants’ Developing Nations Permanent Taskforce (2004 - 2005)

  • Board Member, MASB (2009 - 2015)

  • Honorary Secretary, Financial Reporting Foundation (2010 - 2015)

  • President, MICPA (2012 - 2014)

  • Council Member, MIA (2012 - 2014)

  • Chairman, Listing Committee of Bursa Malaysia Berhad (2016 - 2020)

  • Council Member, MICPA (2001 - 2022)

 

Present Directorship(s)

Listed Companies:

  • Bursa Malaysia Berhad

Other Public Companies:

  • Sun Life Malaysia Assurance Berhad

  • Malaysian Community & Education Foundation

 

Other Current Position(s) Held

  • Chairman, Malaysian Financial Reporting Standard (“MFRS”) Applications and Implementation Committee of MASB

  • Project Chairman, the Insurance Standards Working Group of MASB on MFRS 17

No.

Date

Topic

Organizer

1

23 to 25 Jun 2021

The JC3 flagship conference 2021: Finance for Change – the time is now: choose a brighter future

BNM/SC in collaboration with The UK Government & Ernst & Young

2

30 Jun 2021

London Stock Exchange Group and Climate Risk

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

3

28 Sep 2021

Economic Outlook & Lookout and 2021 Global Market & Economic Outlook: New Beginnings and Old Challenges in the New Normal

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

4

11 Oct 2021

Capital Market Masterplan 3

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

5

11 Oct 2021

Net Zero Pathways for Malaysia

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

6

14 Oct 2021

Invest Malaysia 2021: Rebuilding a Sustainable Economy- IMKL Series1: Economic Reform

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

7

18 Nov 2021

IJM Budget Talk 2022 by PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Advisory Sdn Bhd

IJM Corporation Berhad

8

23 Nov 2021

Section 17A of the Malaysian Anti- Corruption Commission Act 2009: Protecting You & Your Business with T.R.U.S.T. and Understanding the Legal Provision by MACC

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

9

23 Nov 2021

How Market Infrastructures are coping with Cyber Threat amid the Global Pandemic

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

10

6 Dec 2021

Securities Commission: Audit Oversight Board Conversation with Audit Committees

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

11

15 Feb 2022

MACC Section 17A training for non profit Public Companies & Foundations

Malaysian Community Education Foundation

12

8 & 9 Mar 2022

2022 Palm Oil Conference

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

13

10 Mar 2022

BNM’s briefing on the Financial Master Plan

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

14

15 Mar 2022

Exploring Nature Related Financial Risks by BNM & World Bank

Bank Negara Malaysia

15

29 Mar 2022

Invest Syariah Corporate Conversation 2022 (ISCC 2022) - Series 2

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

No.

Date

Topic

Organizer

1.

29 Sep 2020

Economic Outlook & Lookout: The Good, The Bad, The Uncertain - (Annual Offsite Meeting - Malacca)

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

2.

29 Sep 2020

Bursa Malaysia (1818): An Analyst Perspective - (Annual Offsite Meeting - Malacca)

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

3.

29 Sep 2020

Smart Contracts and Distributed Ledger Technology for Malaysia’s Future Post Trade Platform (Annual Offsite Meeting - Malacca)

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

4.

9 Dec 2020

Directors’ Liability in Anti-Corruption Cases – Airbus and Other Cases – (Online)

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

5.

9 Dec 2020

Cyber Security in the Boardroom – (Online)

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

6.

2 Mar 2021

IJMP CEO’s Industry Presentation (Online)

Equity Tracker

7.

22 Mar 2021

Cyber Security Awareness in the Boardroom (Online)

Sun Life Malaysia Assurance Berhad

8.

23 & 24 Mar 2021

Virtual Palm & Lauric Oils Price Outlook Conference (POC 2021) - Online

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

No.

Date

Topic

Organizer

1.

17 Jul 2019

Avoiding Competition Law Violations – Formulating An Effective Compliance Policy

Bursa Malaysia/Zain & Co

2.

26 Aug 2019

Board Risk Awareness Programs
a) Cyber Security and Resilience
b) Fighting Corruption: A New Era of Corporate Governance
c) Implications and Compliance Requirements of S17A of the MACC Amendment Act 2018

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

3.

30 Sep 2019

Malaysia Economic and Market Outlook

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

4.

30 Sep 2019

Including Low Latency Non-Directional Traders, Market Makers and Liquidity Providers in an Exchange Ecosystem

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

5.

30 Sep 2019

Market Opportunities for Digital Assets in Asia

Bursa Malaysia Berhad

6.

29 Oct 2019

IJM Budget Talk 2020 by PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Advisory Sdn Bhd

IJM Corporation Berhad

No.

Date

Topic

Organizer

1

30 Sep 2021

IJM Sustainability Week - Invitation to Board Presentation of the draft Group Sustainability Roadmap

IJM Corporation Berhad

2

17 to 19 Mar 2022

IJM Corporation Board Strategic Visioning Session

IJM Corporation Berhad

No.

Date

Topic

Organizer

1.

22 Jan 2021

IJM Corporation Board Session on Strategy Updates

IJM Corporation Berhad

2.

3 Mar 2021

IJM's Existing Performance Management and Total Remuneration Framework

IJM Corporation Berhad

No.

Date

Topic

Organizer

1.

23 Aug 2019

IJM Scholarship & Academic Excellence Award 2019

IJM Corporation Berhad

2.

15 Nov 2019

IJM Deepavali Celebration 2019

Kelab Sukan IJM

3.

10 to 12 Feb 2020

IJM Corporation Board Session on Corporate and Divisional Strategies & Budget Presentation

IJM Corporation Berhad