Alex Ooi Thiam Poh
Alex Ooi Thiam Poh
Alex Ooi Thiam Poh
Executive Director and Head
Audit Oversight
Alex Ooi is currently the Executive Officer of the Audit Oversight Board, Securities Commission Malaysia. Prior to joining the AOB, he was an audit partner with BDO Malaysia.

Alex is currently involved in the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AASB), the Ethics Standards Board (ESB), the Education Committee, and the Disciplinary Appeal Board (DAB) of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He is also a member of the MIA – Malaysian Qualifications Agency’s Joint Technical Committee. Alex serves as an Adviser to the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB) and also represents the SC as a member in the Audit Licensing Committee of the Ministry of Finance Malaysia. He is a current Council Member of MIA.

He is a member of International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators’ (IFIAR) Investor and Other Stakeholders Working Group (IOSWG). He is also currently a member of the CPA Australia Ethics and Professional Standards Centre of Excellence. He was previously the Malaysia Divisional President of CPA Australia in 2013 and 2014. He was a former member of the Public Practice Advisory Board of CPA Australia in Melbourne, Australia.

Alex is a Chartered Accountant of MIA, Fellow of CPA Australia, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) from Monash University, Australia.
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