YBhg. Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Abdul Samad Haji Alias
YBhg. Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Abdul Samad Haji Alias was appointed as a Commission Member of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission on 7 July 2020, for a period of two (2) years.
He is the founding Board of the Financial Institutions Directors’ Education (FIDE) Forum and has served as the Chairman of Perbadanan Insurans Deposit Malaysia (PIDM).
A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, YBhg. Tan Sri Abdul Samad has extensive experience in audit and business advisory services. He served as the Deputy Country Managing Partner of Arthur Andersen in 1991 and retired in 1999. He also served as a member of the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB) and the Financial Reporting Foundation (FRF). YBhg. Tan Sri Abdul Samad is the first Malaysian to be elected to the 22-member board of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).
In 2006, YBhg. Tan Sri Abdul Samad received global recognition through the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants’ Award for his contributions to the industry in Asia.