MUSTAPHA MOHAMED

Chairman/ Partner

Mustapha, a Chartered Certified Accountant began his career with Messrs. Coopers & Lybrand, Kuala Lumpur in 1971. He was seconded to their London office and returned to eventually become a Partner of the firm.

His principle areas of expertise encompass restructuring of companies, insolvency assignments, and turnaround management. He now sits as a Board Member on various public and private companies, besides being involved in private commercial enterprises.

Mustapha’s vast experience and knowledge gained through the course of his professional life makes him a versatile and experienced financial consultant.

DATO’ JEYARAJ RATNASWAMY

Managing Partner

Dato’ Jeyaraj is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a Member of the Association of Fraud Examiners. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Finance and qualified as a Member of the Institute of Taxation of England. He commenced private practice as a Chartered Accountant in 1986 after serving with Messrs. KPMG Peat Marwick for 9 years, working in their various offices in the UK, Singapore and Malaysia.

He is well-skilled and experienced in all areas of auditing, systems development, financial reporting, financial advisory, corporate, taxation, management and insolvency matters. He has been engaged in a wide variety of specialist assignments including fraud investigations, internal audits and consulting assignment for both private and public companies.

JAYAPALASINGAM KANDIAH

Associate Director (Advisory & Recovery)

Jayapalasingam Kandiah is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He also holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of London and possesses a Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP).

He has been in practice as a Chartered Accountant since 1975. He is a licensed Liquidator under the Ministry of Finance as well as an approved Liquidator under the Labuan Financial Services Authority. He also sits as an independent non-executive director of a public listed company.

RALPH RAVIN RATNASWAMY

Partner ( Audit & Assurance )

Ralph is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales, with a Bachelor of Business Degree from Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. He began his career with MustaphaRaj as an Audit Trainee, working with clients in multiple industries ranging from property development to manufacturing. He is an approved Koperasi Auditor.

He subsequently joined the Corporate Recovery Department, working on a variety of corporate finance and insolvency-based assignments. He is a licensed Liquidator under the Ministry of Finance and an approved Liquidator under the Labuan Financial Services Authority. He holds a Practicing Certificate with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and has been involved in the specialized areas of GST and tax advisory, due diligence, and forensic investigations. He is also a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and a Committee Member of the ICAEW Members Society in Malaysia and the Malaysian New Zealand Chamber of Commerce.

HERON KHALID GOH, ASIArb  

Associate Director (Tax Consultancy & Advisory)

Heron read law at the University of Wolverhampton and soon after, obtained his Master’s degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Hull. Furthermore, with his profound interest and exposure in arbitration as well as dispute resolution, Heron has been admitted into the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb) as an Associate Member.

He started his career at R.K.T. Tax Services Sdn. Bhd. After four years, he joined Usaha Korporat Tax Services Sdn. Bhd. and was involved in tax compliance, advisory, audit, management, and planning for more than 26 years in various industries including manufacturing, trading, construction, plantation, communication services, charitable societies, and public transportation. He actively gives talks to members of the Malaysian Bar Council on tax and accounting matters and has served as an Advisor to several public listed companies. He joined MustaphaRaj in March 2016 and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience.

DANNY KUMMAR DASS BASTIAN

Associate Director (Corporate Advisory & Business Development)

Danny read Law at the University of London and subsequently obtained his Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP). He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK specializing in International Commercial Arbitration. He was a former Deputy Director of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration, and is also an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya (Non-Practicing).

He began his career in an established foreign bank and was involved in almost all their various operational units. Following the Asian financial crisis, he was engaged by Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Bhd. to oversee Debt Recovery and Rehabilitation prior to joining the current team. Danny brings with him a wealth of knowledge in debt recovery to effectively serve clients.

ONG WENG JIN

Associate Director (Advisory & Recovery)

An Accounting and Finance graduate from the University of Manchester, UK, Weng Jin started his career with Messrs. KPMG in 2004 in the audit department. After four years, he was promoted and assigned to the Corporate Recovery Department specializing in liquidations and receiverships. Heading various teams, his assignments covered a wide range of industries including property development, maritime, quarrying, and manufacturing. As the Head of Corporate Recovery, Receivership & Liquidation (CARE) in MustaphaRaj, Weng Jin has a hands-on attitude and brings a wealth of relevant ground skills, and has proven to be an asset since joining us in May 2014.

MOHD RIDHA MD SANI

Associate Director (Advisory & Recovery)

Armed with a Diploma in Accountancy from University Technology MARA, Ridha is currently pursuing his Master’s in Business Administration.

His early training commenced with Messrs. Coopers & Lybrand and thereafter Messrs. Price Waterhouse Coopers in not only assurance services, but also taxation and secretarial matters for a wide variety of clients. After 8 years, he joined MustaphaRaj in 2003 and has continued to be the quiet backbone of the department.