Keynote Speaker


Tan Sri Dato' Sri Khalid Abu Bakar is a  10th Inspector General of Royal Malaysia Police succeeding Tan Sri Haji Ismail Bin Haji Omar.  He has served in various positions before being appointed as the Chief Police Officer of Negeri Sembilan on 16th December 2005. Between 1st November 2006 and 1st July 2007 he was the Deputy Director of the Criminal Investigations Department. He was appointed as the Chief Police Officer of Selangor on 2nd July 2007 before being promoted as the Director of Internal Security/Public Order Department (IS/PO)on 25th October 2010. He was appointed as the Deputy Inspector General of Royal Malaysia Police on 15th. April 2011.


Guest Speakers


Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed was Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC). He is also member of the INTERPOL Group of Expert and Corruption (IGEC) since 1997, Vice President of International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities (IAACA), member of International Academic Advisory Board of the International Anti-Corruption Academy of Vienna,  member of the Board of Governance of the International Anti-Corruption Academy in Austria, and Board of Director in Institute Integrity Malaysia (IIM). Besides that, he is also involved in the process of preparing the Code of Ethics for Law enforcement, a Best Practices Guide for Interpol members and the Global Standard to Combat Corruption in Police Department. He is currently an Adjunct Professor in Faculty of Education and Social Science, University Industry Selangor (UNISEL),  faculty member (guest expert) of the International Anti-Corruption Academy in Austria, and as a  consultant at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).

Prof. Rob McCusker is the Director of the Centre for Fraud and Financial Crime and Reader in Fraud and Financial Crime within Teesside University Business School. He was formerly the Transnational Crime Analyst for the Australian Institute of Criminology, Australia’s leading statutorily created crime research body which falls within the Minister for Justice’s portfolio. Rob has worked with a number of government and law enforcement agencies including the Australian Crime Commission, the Specialist Crime Directorate of the Metropolitan Police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the US State Department on a range of transnational crime issues.



Shaikh Haji Bashir Kim Daeyong
is a professor of Jeju Halla university and one of eminence islamic major scholars and dawah worker in Korea . He is also vice president of Regional Islamic Dawah Council for South East Asia & the Pacific,Malaysia (RISEAP), Director of Korea Muslim Federation, Secretary general of Korea & Qatar friendship Association, and founder of JICC (Jeju Islamic Cultural Center). He graduated from Kyuonghee University in Tourism Management and Jeju national university in Tourism Development. His main interest field are on muslim minority country and Islamic tourism.




(Wednesday, 11:15 – 1:00 pm)

Moderator : Prof Dr Ayoib Bin Che Ahmad (Universiti Utara Malaysia)
Panelist :-
                 1. Mrs Karen Koh Sai Tian (Inland Revenue Board, Malaysia)
                 2. Dr. Mohd Nizam Mohd Ali (Malaysian Institute of Integrity)
                 3. Tuan Haji Roslan Bin Abu Bakar (Auditor General's Department of Malaysia)
                 4. Mr Erfieza Bin Mujeini (Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission)
                 5. Prof Dr McCusker (Head of Division of Criminology and Criminal Justice)


Special Unit
Large Taxpayers Branch
Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia

Karen is a director of the Special Action Unit in Large Taxpayers branch at the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia. Professionally, she is a Chartered Accountant of Malaysia and a fellow member of Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia. She is a Certified Training Professional from ARTDO, USA, Certified Fraud Examiner (ACFE), Texas, USA, Certified System Investigator (ACSI), Singapore and Certified Financial Planner. She received Bachelor of Accounting from University Malaya.

Senior Director
Centre for Knowledge and Consultancy on Integrity
Malaysian Institute of Integrity

Nizam is a Senior Director at the Malaysian Institute of Integrity since its establishment in 2004 by YABhg. Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi. He implements the National Integrity Plan agenda by engaging and guiding both public and private institutional stakeholders in niche areas of governance, ethics and leadership. He welcomes like-minded academicians, professionals and practitioners to join his Corporate Integrity System™ Malaysia network of integrity champions. ( ). He was a MARA Scholar since 1981 and served Shell Malaysia as its Learning Advisor (1999), JV and Strategic Alliance (1996) and Marketing Executive (1991). He has published many works on integrity and his latest work is on Corporate Integrity System ™ Malaysia – Selected Case Studies (2016).

Director of Research, Corporate & International Relation Division
Auditor General’s Department of Malaysia

Roslan is the Director of Research, Corporate & International Relation Division at the Auditor General’s Department of Malaysia. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner by the ACFE, Certified Audit Instructor also a Certified Training Specialist. In 2007, he has joined the International Auditor Fellowship Program of United States of America, and has taken Government Accountability Office (GAO) in April-September 2007. Roslan also graduated with Bachelor of Science in Business (1982-1986) from Emporia State University, Kansas, USA. He also has undertaken Masters in Business Administration (1987-1989) in Emporia State University, Kansas, US. Then. He took a Diploma in Adult Training Specialist - INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) in 1998.


Head of Sector in AMLFOP Division
Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission

Azwan is the Deputy Head of AMLA, AMLFOP Unit in the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). He has been working with the MACC for 10 years (starting from 2006) and has vast experience on corruption related investigation (including testifying in corruption related trials). Prior to this, he has been working as an Account Executive cum Treasury with local manufacturing company. He also has been working with local commercial bank as internal audit and his roles ranging from scrutinizing, verifying and recommending best practices for the process and procedure of business loan as well as mitigate bank potential risk. Professionally, he is a Certified Financial Investigator Programme (CFIP), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, Graduate of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and Associate Member of Certified Fraud Examiner.


Director of Research and Innovation Management Centre (RIMC)
Universiti Utara Malaysia

Ayoib is the director of Research and Innovation Management Centre (RIMC) at Universiti Utara Malaysia. He has been in the academic line for more than 25 years and about seven (7) years in the industry. He has done extensive research in the areas of Auditing, Financial Reporting and Corporate Governance. As to date, he has published more than 40 research articles and 14 chapters in book as well as edited five (5) books. Professionally, he is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), Asian Asian Academic Accounting Association (FourA), Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA), Australia and Asian Academy of Management (AAM). He was appointed as a Council Member of MIA since October 2013 and currently sits on three (3) MIA committees. He was appointed as the President of MyAA from early September 2014 until present.


(Thursday, 11:20 – 1:00 pm)

Moderator : Mr Satish S.S (Tess International)
Panelist :-
                 1. Mr Aaron Lau (ACFE Malaysian Chapter; Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering)
                 2. Mr Jeyashanker Kandasamy (Pioneer Continuum Sdn Bhd)
                 3. Mr Mohamad Shariff Bin Atip (Royal Malaysian Customs)
                 4. Mr Nur Azimul Azami (Chambers of Azimul Azami)

AITLAU Management Services Sdn Bhd

Aaron Lau is the head of Financial Fraud Investigation and Anti-Money Laundering Compliance services in AITLAU Management Services Sdn Bhd. He is an accredited trainer for the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS) certification programme. He heads the ACAMS partnership with AITLAU Management Services Sdn Bhd in Malaysia. He is also the current Honorary Treasurer of the National Council of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) – Malaysia Chapter No 112. Aaron is involved in financial fraud investigations for both local and foreign companies. He has provided training services in the areas of financial fraud investigations, asset recovery, anti-money laundering and business intelligence to participants of government-related regulatory bodies and both local and foreign financial institutions and corporations. He is also involved in financial fraud investigations for both local and foreign companies. He has co-authored a book with the founder of the ACFE, Dr Joseph Wells entitled Financial Statement Fraud Casebook – Baking the Ledgers and Cooking the Books and contributed articles to the Journal of Forensic Accounting and in ACAMS Today.


Senior Assistant Director II
Royal Malaysian Customs Malaysia

Mohamad Shariff Bin Atip is a Senior Assistant Director II at Royal Malaysian Customs Malaysia. He has been with the Royal Malaysian Customs for more than 20 years. He has been with the Enforcement Division since 1998. Currently he is attached to AMLA unit in Putrajaya and has been with the unit since 2007.


Executive Director

Pioneer Continuum Sdn Bhd

Jeyashanker is an Executive Director with Pioneer Continuum Sdn Bhd. He is a certified anti-money laundering and counter financing terrorism professional, with 20 years’ experience in the field of risk and controls, encompassing audit, quality assurance and regulatory compliance for both foreign and local financial institutions. He once served as the Chairman of the Compliance Officers Networking Group (“CONG”), under the purview of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers, from 2012 to 2014.


Managing Partner
Chambers of Azimul Azami

Nur Azimul Azami is the managing partner of Chambers of Azimul Azami, located in Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. He is an advocates and solicitors who graduated from University Teknologi MARA. Previously, he was a deputy public prosecutor (DPP) who handled few high profile cases. He has wide experience in handling cases related to commercial law and crime.

Vice President of Financial Services Industry
TESS International

Satish S. S. the Vice President, Financial Services Industry of TESS International is an experienced AML/CTF expert with more than 15 years of experience around the SEA region. Specific areas of expertise are guiding FI's in building and implementing resolute AML systems that adhere to regulator's governance, requirements and mandated expectations. At present Satish S. S. is overseeing all regional sales activities for TESS International with nearly 20 years of experience in Projects and having worked with clients such as BNM, Maybank, Bank Islam in Malaysia and numerous other regional entities. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Information Technology.


(Thursday, 2:00 – 3:15 pm)

Moderator : Dr Hendi Yogi Prabowo (Universitas Islam Indonesia)
Panelist :-
                 1. Mr Masataka Ihara (Brand Control Inc.)
                 2. Mr Rueben Panchadcharam (Pioneer Continuum Sdn Bhd)
                 3. Mr Mohd Zabri Adil Bin Talib (CyberSecurity Malaysia)


Executive Director
Pioneer Continuum Sdn Bhd

Rueben Panchadcharam is an Executive Director with Pioneer Continuum Sdn Bhd. He is a certified anti-money laundering and counter financing terrorism professional by International Compliance Association and University of Manchester. He has 20 years of experience in governance and regulatory compliance, having served in a Global and Local Malaysian financial groups (Banking, Insurance and Capital Markets).



CEO of Brand Control, Inc.
GM of Brethren US (HQ) Business Development

He studied in Canada from the age of 15 and graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) medical school in 2004. He started a web and mobile game company while studying abroad. He established LACT Inc in California, USA in 2002 and appointed as Information Director (founding member). In 2005, he joined Bluelabel Interactive as founding member. In 2006, he left Bluelabel and joined Accenture as an IT Consultant. In 2008, he left Accenture, and established Brethren Asia and appointed as CEO. In 2012, he established The Smart Find Agent and appointed as CEO. In 2014, he established Brand Control and appointed as CEO. He is familiar with various online communities in Europe, America and Japan.

Head of Digital Forensics Department
CyberSecurity Malaysia

Zabri plays major role of ensuring the competent and efficient overall operations of CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM) digital forensics services.
As the Head of CSM Digital Forensics services, he has vast experiences in providing expert testimony in computer crimes, computer-related crimes forensics cases for various law enforcement agencies in Malaysia. This is also includes expert testimony in e-discovery cases for civil claim. Zabri has completed the digital evidence case investigation circle by testifying in Malaysia Intellectual Property Court, Magistrate Court, Session Court, High Court and Royal Commission of Inquiry. He is also an ASCLD/LAB certified Assessor.

Director of the Centre for Forensic Accounting Studies
Universitas Islam Indonesia

Hendi is the Director of the Centre for Forensic Accounting Studies in Islamic University of Indonesia. He has more than 14 years as researcher, lecturer and internal auditor. Hendi obtained his PhD and Masters in Forensic Accounting from the University of Wollongong. His expertise is in the area of forensic accounting with a sub specialization in behavioural forensics. He has written over fifty articles on various issues in forensic accounting in various national and international newspapers. He has also been published in national and international journals. Hendi has been giving speeches and presentations about forensic accounting in various seminars, workshops, and trainings in Indonesia and abroad.