Datuk Johan Idris

Managing Partner

KPMG in Malaysia

Datuk Johan Idris is the Managing Partner of KPMG in Malaysia and serves as a member of the KPMG ASPAC Board and a Council Member of KPMG International. 

He served as the President of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) for the 2013–2015 term and was on the MIA panel for audit review license. He was also an Executive Member of the Financial Stability Executive Committee set up by Bank Negara Malaysia.

Datuk Johan further extends his counsel as a Member of the Board of Directors at the National University of Malaysia (UKM) and as a University Senate Member and Board of Trustee of INCEIF.

Datuk Johan’s professional associations include the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB), where he was a project leader of an accounting standard. He currently serves as an EXCO and Council member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), and a Board Member of the Malaysian Professional Accountancy Centre (MyPAC).

His professional experience transcends Malaysia to include the USA and Indonesia.

Under his leadership, KPMG in Malaysia has won multiple awards including Asia Risk Awards Risk Management Consulting Firm of the Year 2022, Sustainability & CSR Malaysia Company of the Year Award (2017–2022), Malaysia's 100 Leading Graduate Employers, Graduates’ Choice Awards and many others. In recognition of his Diversity and Inclusion advocacy, Datuk Johan was also presented the CEO Champion award by Talent Corporation Malaysia (TalentCorp). 

  • Member/EXCO, Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)

  • Member, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)

  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

  • Board of Director, National University of Malaysia (UKM)

  • University Senate Member and Board of Trustee, INCEIF

  • Board Member, Malaysian Professional Accountancy Centre (MyPAC)

  • Advisory Panel for Bac in Accounting, University Putra Malaysia