Crowe Malaysia James Chan

James Chan

Location: Kuala Lumpur

James is an executive member on the Managing Board of Partners at Crowe Malaysia. With more than 20 years of experience in the auditing profession, James heads the Technical & Training Department and is responsible in overseeing the firm’s Quality Control System. He is also in charge of one of the Audit and Assurance client servicing units.


James’ experience encompasses areas such as statutory audits of companies including public interest entities, review of forecasts and projections, financial due diligence and preparation of accountants’ report in connection with corporate restructuring, initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions. In addition, he was involved in the reverse takeover of a few public listed companies in the education and IT industries respectively. He has also extensive experience in investigative audit which entails reporting to the Securities Commission and attending court proceedings.


James has conducted many public speaking assignments for professionals in the areas of risk-based audit methodology, forensic accounting, initial public offerings and advanced level of accounting on business combination involving complex restructuring, mergers and acquisitions.

At Crowe, our core values not only align us and tie us together. They also provide us with the momentum that drives the flywheel of performance and results.

Services Focus


  • Statutory Audits
  • Reporting Accountants
  • Offshore Audits
  • Investigations
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Independent Management Reporting
  • Government and Cooperative Audits
  • Reporting by Key Performance Indicators

Professional Affiliations

  • A member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE)
  • A member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
  • A member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
  • Representation on the MIA’s Practice Review Committee (PRC), Capital Market Advisory Committee (CMAC) and a member of the Audit Interview for Licencing
  • An examiner for the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)

Executive Team

Poon Yew Hoe
Yew Hoe Poon
Managing Partner & Tax Partner
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Crowe Malaysia Mok Wai Ling
Wai Ling Mok
Audit Partner & International Liaison Partner
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Kok Wai Lee
Kok Wai Lee
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Kien Hoe Onn
Location: Kuala Lumpur