Zulaifah Abdul Ghani

Head - Centre of Excellence; Country Finance lead - Malaysia & Indonesia Luxasia

With more than 25 years of various industry experience within multinational (MNC) and government-linked companies (GLC) including Citibank, Malaysia Airlines, DDB Needham Worldwide, Singapore post and Medini Iskandar Malaysia, Zulaifah is an agile and transformational Finance Leader. Currently the Country Finance Lead of Malaysia and Indonesia, and the Head of the Regional Centre of Excellence (COE) at Luxasia Group, the leading omnichannel partner of luxury and lifestyle brands, she is a pivotal member in achieving operational excellence in their five-year transformation journey. 

Zulaifah specialises in business turnaround and transformation, managing integration post-acquisition, and implementation of large-scale shared services operations.

An Accountancy graduate from the National University of Singapore, Zulaifah is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (CA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ISCA) and a certified coach, trainer and speaker of the John Maxwell Company.



Agenda Day 1

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

Agenda Day 2

Saturday, January 2nd, 2021

9:10 AM Creating Value with Capabilities Driven by Finance Centres of Excellence

  • Reviewing the need to build CoE to help support enterprise-wide transformation
  • Re-engineering the finance function to be more digital-savvy
  • Embracing IT architecture, data analytics and more

9:40 AM Panel Discussion | Designing a World-Class Centre of Excellence

CoE is one function that can unlock immense value once leveraged properly. However, the journey towards developing a world-class CoE is not an easy one and it does not happen overnight. In this session, we discuss the myths in designing CoEs and guide you on your CoE journey.

  • Defining your CoE model and governance structure
  • Developing your CoE – A different location? How do you decide?
  • Managing change and transformation along the CoE journey

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Zulaifah.

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