Encik Iskandar Sham joined Ireka Corporation Berhad (Ireka) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) on 3 January 2023.
He has almost 27 years of working experience in the field of auditing, financial management, financial accounting and reporting, treasury management, corporate planning and taxation and has held various senior management positions in both private and public listed companies.
Encik Iskandar built a strong accounting and finance foundation during his early career years at two international accounting firms, Arthur Andersen and PricewaterhouseCoopers. In 2006, he left public practice to join Media Prima Berhad as Group General Manager, Finance. In 2008, he joined Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd, one of the largest container terminals in the world, as the CFO for eight years. He then joined UNITAR Capital Sdn Bhd as the CFO cum Chief Operating Officer (2016-2019) and then as CFO at Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad (2020-2021), prior to being appointed as Financial Consultant for Ireka.
Encik Iskandar obtained his Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Accounting and Financial Analysis from the University of Warwick and his Master of Science in Professional Accountancy (Merit) from the University of London. He is also a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)