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Sanjay Sidhu, Executive Director, Advisory

Sanjay Sidhu

Executive Director, Advisory

BDO Kuala Lumpur

+603 2616 2813



With 30 years of assurance, advisory and compliance experience, Sanjay currently manages a portfolio of forensic, Internal Audit, and risk and governance engagements with clients across a range of industries. Sanjay also regularly provides Expert Witness testimony in support of forensic and dispute resolution engagements.

Sanjay commenced his career in 1991 with Touche Ross & Co in the UK, and proceeded to roles at Ernst & Young in the UK and in Poland. Over this 10-year period, Sanjay executed roles in statutory audit, IT audit, data analytics, and investigations/special audits for clients in the heavy manufacturing, oil & gas, retail, financial services and local government sectors.

Through the subsequent 11 years, Sanjay held internal audit leadership roles at a number of Fortune 500 companies, based in the Netherlands, and with responsibility for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Sanjay joined BDO upon his return to Malaysia in 2012.

Sanjay’s corporate experience spans the telecommunications, consumer manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries, and  includes risk assessments; strategic audit plans; financial, operational and compliance audits; Information Systems governance and assurance; Information Systems implementations; financial and operational shared services centres and outsourcing; Sarbanes-Oxley; principal-commissionaire models; and Quality Assurance Reviews.

He has extensive experience in the design, implementation and the execution of programmes for US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance, FCPA investigations, healthcare (IFPMA Code) compliance, and the operation of ethics and compliance hotlines and related investigations.

Country Experience

Malaysia, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa



  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)
  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Member of the Asian Corporate Governance Association (ACGA)