Our Team of Experts

Mr. Mohd. Hishamuddin Abu Hassan

Managing Proprietor

Mohd Hishamuddin is our mastermind as he is the founder and the proprietor of this esteem Firm. He is graduate from the renowned Universiti Teknologi MARA (formerly MARA Institute of Technology) as he had obtained his accountancy professional papers there. In his younger days, he served at Aljeffri & Co., a medium sized well known chartered accountant firm, for 13 productive years and was promoted as a partner of the firm for another 5 years due to his exceptional ability. Prior to the appointment as Partner of Aljeffri & Co. he had served in the capacity of a manager and principal of the northern branch offices.

During his 13 influential years of service with Aljeffri & Co. he had served and led various departments like Accounting, Auditing, Management Consultancy, Taxation and Corporate Secretarial Services. He was appointed as executive directors within the Aljeffri Group of Companies due to his formidable contributions. He was also actively involved as public speaker and facilitators mainly giving talks on management and accounting at seminars and courses. His oratory skills plus his extraordinary knowledge is second to none.

Among the vital tasks handled by Mr. Hisham are the followings:

  • Danaharta Special Administrator for Advance Synergy Furniture Sdn. Bhd.
  • Listing Coordinator for Perak Bumiharta Berhad.
  • Reporting partner for due diligence audit of A & W by KUB Holdings Bhd.
  • Reporting partner for due diligence audit of Summit Petroleum by KUB Holdings Bhd.
  • Committee member of Institut Baitulmal Negeri Pulau Pinang.
  • Company Secretary for Pusat Urus Zakat Negeri Pulau Pinang.
  • Reporting partner for the audit of various federal and state government departments, USM, MPSP, PDC, PKNK, and district councils.

At Present his Esteem self is serving as:

  • Company Secretary for Pusat Urus Zakat Negeri Pulau Pinang
  • Member of Kementerian Sumber Manusia Committee to produce National
  • Occupational Standard (NOSS) on Audit, Accounting and Taxation
  • Board of Director Kolej Islam dan Teknologi Antarabangsa Pulau Pinang
  • KITAB – wholly owned by Majlis Agama Islam Negeri Pulau Pinang
  • Executive Chairman Yakin Kerjaya Group (Vocational and Skills Training Company
  • Founder and Honorary Secretary, Old Fress Muslim Association (OFMA)
  • Former Honorary Treasurer of Old Frees Association Kuala Lumpur and Selangor
  • Former Honorary Treasurer of Yayasan Penang Frees School
  • Former Vice President and Honorary Treasurer of Kedah Cricket Association

Ganeish Sivalingam

Managing Partner

Ganeish, was appointed as the managing Partner of  H&P Corporate Advisory Sdn Bhd since 2015 as he had indispensible experience in core areas of company tax matters and corporate advisory services, including due diligence, finance accounting and auditing. His is a renowned consultant and advisor for big organizations and industry groups due to his exceptional knowledge and is highly sought after throughout Malaysia.His other areas of expertise includes risk management and financial management.

He was also entrusted with the role of Finance Manager in FCSB for over ten 10 years now since 2008. His continued extraordinary involvement in the leadership and the management of the company. The company’s pivotal core values are integrity, trust and professionalism. These values are embedded deeply in all our service to ensure ultimate service.  Whereas its philosophy is to serve its clients as a trusted counsel and partner.

Ganeish also has vast experience in dealing with SME matters, company projection, execution and implementation of short term and long term business plans and strategic planning.

Augustine James

Managing Partner

Augustine James, aged 61 had completed his primary and secondary school education at Kajang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia. He then completed his upper six at the Kajang High School in 1976 during which he was also the Head prefect in 1976. Whilst at school, he was not only apt academically but was extreemly active in sports particularly athletics, soccer, and badminton. 

In his early career days, he was articled with the firm of Messrs. Goonting & Chew, Public Accountants (M) based in Kuala Lumpur in the mid 1977. Whilst being articled, he sat for the Malaysian Association of Certified Public Accountants exams and aced it. Messrs Goonting & Chew, was then a medium sized audit firm with only three branches and managed by the late Mr. Dennis Gilbert Goonting and the late Mr. Chew Chong Peng, who left Messrs. Coopers & Lybrand, to form Messrs. Goonting & Chew.

In 1983, he joined Messrs Aljeffri & Co. Chartered Accountants (M) which was also based in Kuala Lumpur. Messrs Aljeffri & Co, a similarly medium sized audit firm with six branches. He was later appointed a salaried partner of the firm due to his exceptional skills. He was the decision maker of the Insolvency division and managed the division for six formidable years. One of the major tasks undertaken was to manage and supervise on behalf of the Court appointed receiver, the operations of Lori Malaysia Berhad., which had more than two hundred prime movers and trailers for more than four years. In addition, he was appointed the Receiver’s Authorised Representative to undertake receivership assignments initiated by various financial institutions. The Companies under Receivership were involved in the businesses involving Timber sales, Manufacturing, Engineering, Trading, Tours and Travel, Coastal Shipping, Shipping Agencies, Property Development, Investment Holding etc. He left Messrs Aljeffri & Co. on his own accord in early 1995 to manage his own firm styled under Messrs James & Co.

Presently, he is the named liquidator (appointed by court) in more than 40 Companies mostly involved in Manufacturing, Consumer products, Automotive, Multilevel Marketing, Trading, Resort development, property development (residential, commercial and condominiums – completed, uncompleted and abandoned) property holding etc.

He has been exposed to a number of abandoned housing developers and has succeeded in rehabilitating and completing them through Schemes of Arrangements approved by the Court. He has handled and managed several Shopping Malls in the Klang Valley under liquidation. He has a team of more than 15 persons dealing full time on the property matters of these esteemed clients.

He has held the Liquidator’s license issued by the Ministry of Finance for more than 12 years now.

Messrs. James & Co. Chartered Accountants (M), has been in existence since early 1995. As the Managing partner of the firm he brings together more than 42 years of exposure in varied professional services rendered in the public practice. He has been exposed to a wide range of professional services including auditing, accounting, secretarial, taxation, receivership, liquidation, restructuring and turnaround, business valuations, Business Finance, Business Consultancy etc. We can help Companies to stabilize financial and operational performance to reassure creditors, investors and other stakeholders that steps are being taken to address problems and maximize value.

He has also the relevant experience in conducting audits of municipalities and town councils under the direct supervision of the Auditor General. His clients’ activities include Manufacturing, trading, plantations, property development, investment holding, software development, tours and travel, publishers, stock broking, newspapers publishing, advocates & solicitors, trade associations, etc.

Augustine James has been a vital member of the renowned Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 1990.

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