BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE
Dr. Tan Thai Soon is a management and tax consultant. He is the managing director of TST Consulting Group and Asian Institute of Knowledge Management. He obtained his Doctor of Business Administration from University of Newcastle, Australia. He holds a Master of Science in Management Accounting and Planning from University Utara Malaysia and Bachelor degree in Economic Studies from University of Newcastle, UK.
He is a Fellow member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (FCTIM), a Fellow member of member of Malaysian Institute of Management (FMIM), a member of Institute of Public Accountants (MIPA) and an associate member of The Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia (AIIA). He is an Approved Tax Agent, an Approved GST Agent, a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), a Registered Financial Planner (RFP) and a Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP).
He has obtained substantial experience in management consultancy assignments while attached with an international consulting firm which include carried out feasibility study as special consultants, monitoring of housing projects, corporate recovery and receivership assignment.
He has more than 20 years experience in management consulting and taxation matters. He is a trainer registered with the Malaysian Human Resources Development Fund. He provides consulting and training in Corporate Tax, Real Property Gains Tax, Goods and Services Tax, Corporate Directors Training Programme, Knowledge Management and Innovation.
He has written and published articles in local and international journals, and national newspaper. He is a member of editorial board of Asian Journal of Knowledge Management. He authors books in taxation, knowledge management and innovation.