Labuan FSA is governed by a board known as the Authority, whose members are appointed by the Minister of Finance for a term not exceeding three years, after which they are eligible for reappointment.

The current members comprise business leaders from the private sector as well as representatives from the government and statutory bodies. The roles and responsibilities of the Authority include setting the direction and policies relating to the conduct of business activities in Labuan IBFC. The day-to-day administration of Labuan FSA is entrusted to the Director-General.

The members of the Authority:
Datuk Azizan Abdul Rahman (Chairman)
Datuk Azizan Abdul Rahman has a distinguished career, having served in Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) for 32 years and as the Director General of Labuan FSA for six years until his retirement in 2011. In BNM, his career spanned several positions in the areas of Finance, Supervision and Examination while at Labuan FSA, he has led the implementation of developmental strategies that focus on enhancing key businesses and building a sound and reputable financial centre. 
Datuk Azizan is currently on the board of various companies including Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Bhd, MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd, Malaysia Rating Corporation Bhd, OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Bhd, OCBC Al-Amin Bhd, Cagamas Bhd, Cagamas SRP Sdn Bhd, Danum Capital Bhd, CTOS Holdings Sdn Bhd and CTOS Data Systems Sdn Bhd.

He graduated with a Bachelor in Accounting (Hons) from the University of Malaya in 1979 and holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Queensland, Australia in 1994. He is a Fellow member of CPA Australia and a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Datuk Danial Mah Abdullah

Datuk Danial Mah is the Director General of Labuan FSA, the regulatory authority of Labuan International Business and Financial Centre. Datuk Danial assumed the position of Director General on 3 October 2017. Prior to this, he was the Deputy Director General of Labuan FSA, a position he held since 2007. He has been with Labuan FSA since the early years of its establishment and held various positions within the organisation.

Datuk Danial is a Board member of International Islamic Financial Market (IIFM) and member of its Executive Committee. He is the Chairman of the Financial Stability Committee of Labuan FSA, Labuanfsa Incorporated Sdn Bhd and Pristine Era Sdn Bhd. Datuk Danial is also a Board member of Labuan Corporation, Financial Park (Labuan) Sdn Bhd and Labuan IBFC Incorporated Sdn Bhd.

Datuk Danial has a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) from the University of Malaya, Malaysia; and a Masters in Business Administration from the Manchester Business School, UK. He is a Chartered Accountant registered with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Adnan Zaylani Mohamad Zahid
Mr. Adnan Zaylani is the Assistant Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia who is responsible for development of the financial insurance sectors, development finance, Islamic finance and oversees the Legal department and previously had held responsibilities and oversight over financial markets, investment, foreign exchange administration and currency management. 

Economics by training with years of financial market practitioner experience and contributions in various policy and development initiatives. He is a member of the Management Committee, Strategic Management Committee and Reserve Management Committee of Bank Negara Malaysia. 

Mr. Adnan has a Bachelor in Economics, MSc in Global Market Economics from London School of Economics, UK, and a holds Master Degree in Public Policy from Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, UK.
Datuk Dr Mohd Daud Bakar
Datuk Dr Mohd Daud Bakar is the Founder and Group Chairman of Amanie Advisors and Founder and Chairman of Amanie Nexus Sdn Bhd. He is currently the Chairman of the Shariah Advisory Council of the Central Bank of Malaysia, the Shariah Advisory Council of Securities Commission Malaysia and the Shariah Supervisory Council of Labuan Financial Services Authority.

Datuk Dr Mohd Daud is also a member of the Shariah Board of Dow Jones Islamic Market Index (New York), The National Bank of Oman, Financial Guidance (USA), BNP Paribas (Bahrain), Morgan Stanley (Dubai), Bank of London and Middle East (London), Noor Islamic Bank (Dubai), Islamic Bank of Asia (Singapore).

Currently, he is the Adjunct Professor (Islamic Finance) for the Asia Graduate School of Business of UNITAR International University and Adjunct Professor for the Islamic Business School of Universiti Utara Malaysia. Prior to this, he was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the International Islamic University Malaysia.

Datuk Dr Mohd Daud received his first degree in Shariah from the University of Kuwait, a Bachelor of Jurisprudence from the University of Malaya, and obtained his PhD from the University of St Andrews, UK.
Dr Wong Huei Ching
Dr Wong Huei Ching, a Director at the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) is responsible for enterprise corporate planning and strategy development for the organisation and the capital market She has been involved in various market development initiatives ranging from facilitation of market vibrancy to greater industry digitisation efforts.

Prior to joining the SC, she was with a global management consulting firm in their strategy practice, and also worked with one of Malaysia’s largest banks. Her experience in financial services sector spans across consumer, wholesale and international banking, particularly in strategy development and transformation.

Dr Wong holds a Bachelor in Electronic and Communications Engineering and a PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Bristol, UK.

Goh Ka Im

Ms. Goh was a partner and the Head of the Tax and Revenue Practice Group as well as the Head of the Private Wealth and Family Business Practice Group of Shearn Delamore & Co until her retirement at the end of 2020.

Ms. Goh was also previously the Jurisdiction Editor of Malaysia (Labuan) for the International Tax Planning Association (ITPA) and the Chair of the Tax Committee of the Inter Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)

Ms. Goh who became a partner of Shearn Delamore & Co in 1997, has an LL.B (Hons) degree from the University of Bristol, UK and was called to the Bar of England and Wales as a member of Gray’s Inn. She was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1988 and the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1994.

Adawiyah Ahdan

Ms. Adawiyah Ahdan is the Head of Loan Management and Monitoring Unit under the Strategic Investment Division of the Ministry of Finance Malaysia.

Previously, she has served in various government agencies including portfolios under Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Department of National Training Services and the Ministry of Tourism.

Ms. Adawiyah holds a Diploma in Banking from Universiti Teknologi MARA, a bachelor's degree in International Business from UiTM. She obtained an International Master's Degree through the Asia-Europe small and medium enterprise institute program, University of Malaya.

Steven Choy Khai Choon

Mr Steven Choy is currently the Independent Non Executive Chairman of Zurich Life Insurance Malaysia Bhd, Deputy Chairman and member of the Audit Committee and Nomination & Remuneration Committee of Deutsche Bank Malaysia Bhd. He serves on the Board of Zurich General Insurance Malaysia Bhd, Hap Seng Plantations Holdings Bhd, Bond and Sukuk Information Platform Sdn Bhd and Asian Banking School Sdn Bhd. Mr. Choy is also the Independent Director and Risk & Audit Committee Chairman of Malaysia Marine & Heavy Engineering Bhd and MSM Malaysia Holdings Bhd, as well as a Public Interest Director at the Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia.

Previously, he held senior positions at several financial institutions and served as President / CEO of Cagamas Berhad for six years before retiring in March 2012.

Mr Steven Choy graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia in 1982 and holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Oklahoma City University, USA in 1988. He is a Fellow of CPA
Australia and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
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