Mr. Wan Tin

President, AFA

Mr. Wan Tin is currently serving as the President of the ASEAN Federation of Accountants (AFA) for the period of 2020-2021. He previously served as the Deputy President of the Federation (2018-2019). Wan Tin is also serving as the Vice-Chairman of the Myanmar Accountancy Council (MAC) and a member of the Insolvency Practitioners Council.

Wan Tin is the Managing Partner and Founder of JF Group. In February 2017, he was elected as the Chairman of the Myanmar Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) which is a primary member of AFA and has worked for the development and advancement of the accounting profession in Myanmar.

During his tenure in MAC and MICPA, he has played an important role in drafting the new MAC law, the new Myanmar Companies Law and the new MICPA Constitution and participated in discussions on and implementation of the 5-year Capacity-Building Project undertaken by IFAC and ACCA with funding from the Department for International Development

(DFID) (UK), which paves the way for an application for IFA associate membership in December 2019. Also, he has actively participated in and contributed to Myanmar Accounting and Auditing Standards Setting, drafting of the new MAC Law and of the new Myanmar Companies Law, held workshops, seminars, and meetings with International Organizations and International Professional Bodies to gather information on and discuss professional issues as well as made recommendations and proposals to the Regulatory Bodies to adopt more appropriate policies that support professional development and activities that benefit members and protect their interests.

Wan Tin also serving as a member of the Access to Finance Working Committee and has provided input on updating the Public Sector Development Framework and Action-Access to Finance.