Partner, Sustainability Assurance and Reporting Lead,
Mr. Herbert has over 20 years of audit experience, including 2 years on secondment to PwC San Francisco from 2004 to 2006, with a wide range of public, private and multinational clients. His clients come from a variety of industries, including manufacturing, consumer and industrial products, food and beverage, retail, leisure and hospitality, automotive, aviation, pharmaceutical, information technology, engineering and construction, property development and education.
Mr. Herbert currently leads the firm’s sustainability assurance and reporting practice in Malaysia. He leads various sustainability assurance engagements for the firm, covering a range of environmental, social and governance criteria. He recently published a thought leadership that delves into the impact of climate change on financial reporting entitled “ESG Matters: Driving Change through Financial Reporting”.
Aside from this, he also played various roles within PwC Malaysia, including leading the Eastern Region Assurance practice and being the Capital Markets and US reporting specialist. Given his role, he is actively involved in numerous non-audit engagements such as initial public offerings, bonds issuance, restructuring, Sarbanes-Oxley controls review and sustainability exercises.
Mr. Herbert is a member of CPA Australia, Malaysian Institute Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), and Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He is actively involved in key professional bodies activities, including sitting as a co-opted member in MICPA’s Financial Statements Review Committee, adjudicating for the National Annual Corporate Report Awards (NACRA) and participating as a speaker in forums organised by various professional bodies.