Tai Lai Kok

Executive Director and Head of Corporate Tax

KPMG in Malaysia

Lai Kok has over 32 years of experience in tax compliance and advisory working with corporate and individual clients. His areas of specialization include mergers and acquisitions, privatizations, corporate restructuring/planning and tax incentives. He has significant dealings with local and multinational clients in all areas of taxation.

His industry exposure encompasses the property development, consumer and industrial markets and infrastructure sectors. Lai Kok has also acted as an advisor in numerous investment (inbound and outbound) and tax due diligence assignments. Within Malaysia, he also holds the role of Head of Family Business under the KPMG Private Enterprise practice in Malaysia.

Lai Kok has contributed thought leadership in various industry and mainstream media. He is also a frequent speaker at various events including forums and seminars organized by the Inland Revenue Board and Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia. 

  • Member, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)

  • Member, Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM)

  • Member, CPA Australia

  • Bachelor of Economics, Monash University, Australia

  • Licensed Tax Agent

  • Member, Taxation Practice Committee, MIA

  • Member, Tax Committee, CPA Australia

  • Member, Tax Committee, Malaysian International Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MICCI)

  • Member, Tax Committee, American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM)