1 Izam Ryan BA MBA ACA | 12 years work experience
MBA | Sep 2013 –Aug 2014 | Imperial MBA Scholarship for Outstanding Leadership Potential
•Led a team of 6 MBAs in delivering a strategy consulting project for a global MNC with a market capitalisation of > US$100bn.
•Assessed electives: Private Equity, Design Management, The Experience Business, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pricing Strategy
•Final dissertation: Growth Framework: A tool for analysing growth opportunities in financial and strategic investments
•Led the winning Imperial Innovation Challenge teamduring a week-long competition to craft a commercially viable solution for a real-world business problem in Kenya.
MANAGER | Jun 2011 –Jun 2013 | Deloitte M&A Transaction Services
•Managed financial due diligenceand business valuationprojects for > 20 targets ranging from US$20m -US$2bn (EV). Advised on an aggregate of US$5bnin deals across the technology, financial services, infrastructure, manufacturing and services industries.
•Modelling: On one project I developed and delivereda financial model that integrated inputs from tax structuring experts and enterprise risk management consultants to support a client’s investment in Indonesia.
•M&A: Helped a client prioritise a strategy for dealing with regulatory issues on a pharmaceutical company’s product registrations. Using data visualizations, we focused the (legal, operations, financial) deal team’s attention on the key details that mattered most.
MANAGER | Apr 2010 –May 2011 | Deloitte (Financial Services Industry, Audit Practice)
ASSOCIATE TO MANAGER | Sep 2001 –Mar 2007 | PwC UK, PwC Brunei
•Trained and qualified with PwC in the UK as an Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA)with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. I am the first Brunei-Malay to so qualify. I have 7 years of Big 4 audit experience.
•Audited companies in: Wholesale banking, insurance, surety underwriting, retail, construction, investment management, services.
•Advised: Risk review in a mutual fund distributor. Root-cause analysis of an investment bank’s financial close process.
HEAD OF CORPORATE SERVICES | Jul 2008 –Apr 2010 | Brunei Accenture Group (BAG)
MANAGER | Apr 2007 –Jun 2008 | Authority for Info-communications Technology Industry, Brunei
•Worked 3 years in Brunei’s IT industry. Firstly in the ICT industry regulatory body where I was responsible for economic regulation, competition policy and international relations.
•Secondly, I was head hunted to succeed BAG’s CFO when she was promoted to the CEO spot. In this COO-type role, I lead a team of 12+ in Finance, HR and Admin. BAG is a market leading IT consulting and outsourcing services provider in Brunei.
Izam Ryan BA MBA ACA12 years work experience
"Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path ... and leave a trail" -Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Izam Ryan BA MBA ACA | 12 years work experience
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