Executive Director, Head of Corporate Tax 1
KPMG in Malaysia
Dato’ Leanne joined KPMG in 2000 and is now a Partner in KPMG in Malaysia's Corporate Tax Practice. Prior to joining KPMG, Dato’ Leanne was attached to a law firm where she began her legal career in the area of litigation. Dato’ Leanne has been involved in addressing public seminars / conferences in relation to tax issues relating to mergers and acquisitions, and international tax planning. She has served in an advisory capacity with the Securities Commission and Bank Negara in respect of tax issues relating to ABS structures and Islamic Financing. Dato’ Leanne is also a Member of the Malaysian Bar, Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia and International Fiscal Association.
Professional and Industry Experience
Her main areas of specialization is in international mergers and acquisitions, inward bound investments, IPOs, group tax planning which includes review of cross border turnkey construction contracts, advising on structured finance products and structuring commercial contracts for tax efficiency.