Chief Internal Auditor (CIA)

Hawaby, aged 51, a Malaysian, holds Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance from De Montfort University, United Kingdom. She is also a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and holds certifications including the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and a master certification in Project Management. She had also attended several leadership programs from IMD and Harvard Business School.

She was appointed as Chief Internal Auditor, effective from 1 November 2023 and brings with her over two decades of corporate experiences in Financial Audit, Internal Audit or Review of Internal Controls, Enterprise Risk Management, Strategic Project Management, Strategic Planning, Quality Management and Stakeholder Management.

She joined TM in 2005 and has served in several roles within the Group Internal Audit Department, notably at VADS Berhad. Prior to her current position, she was the Chief Financial Officer of Unifi Mobile in TM Technology Services Sdn. Bhd. and also acted as a strategic business leader and trusted advisor to stakeholders focusing on implementing financial strategies for business and performance improvement, enhancing efficiencies of finance operations and refining process.