Kasturi Nathan

Head of Board Advisory Services

KPMG in Malaysia

Kasturi leads the Board Advisory practice of KPMG in Malaysia, under the Firm’s Risk Consulting practice. She is also the program leader for the KPMG Board Leadership Center. Internally, she drives the Firm’s inclusive culture as the Head of Inclusion and Diversity and leads all CSR-related initiatives under the Firm’s Impact@KPMG program.

She’s a certified practicing accountant and has been with KPMG for over 24 years, specializing in sustainability and integrated reporting advisory, corporate governance advisory, Sarbanes-Oxley (both USSOX and JSOX), external and internal audit, key control reviews, and enterprise risk management.

Kasturi is a member of the Integrated Reporting Steering Committee of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, which promotes the adoption and continued development of integrated reporting in Malaysia. She is also a regular speaker on corporate governance and a trainer of boards in programmes that are organized under the auspices of regulators and professional bodies.

Kasturi had spearheaded her team to assist Bursa Malaysia Berhad in the development of the Corporate Governance Guide (1st, 2nd and 3rd edition), as well as the Sustainability Reporting Guide and Toolkits which serve to facilitate the understanding of listed issuers on the implementation of corporate governance and sustainability practices. 

Accreditation
  • Member, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)

  • Fellow, CPA Australia

  • Member, The Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia (IIAM)

Professional involvement
  • Member, Board Advisory of the United Nations Global Compact (“UNGC”) in Malaysia

  • Member, Integrated Reporting Steering Committee of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants