Our People

Mr Chanthiran, the partner of the firm, has extensive experience in the field of financial advisory and specialises in the areas of corporate restructuring and turn around management as well as Insolvency i.e. Liquidation and Receivership.

He began his career with Messrs Coopers & Lybrand in 1988 and worked in the firm for 5 years. He then moved on to join Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank Berhad where he was actively involved in listings and related corporate exercises involving public listed companies. After gaining substantial exposure in the field of privatisation and corporate restructuring he then joined a medium size accounting firm to head the corporate finance department before embarking on his own practice as a chartered accountant.

He was also actively involved in a public listed company where he was the chief operating officer (COO) and he was involved in turning around the group. He was also on the board of Lityan Holdings Berhad (now known as Tetha Edge Bhd) where he completed the restructuring and relisting within 2 years. He currently sits on the board of AWC Bhd and Keyasic Bhd as an independent director.

Chantiran also brings to the table a total of 17 years of experience in the areas of corporate turnaround, corporate finance, receivership and liquidation having completed projects in this area of expertise.

In 1994 he qualified as Certified Chartered Accountant. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a qualified Certified Financial Planner and Certified Risk Professional.

Chanthiran holds a bachelors degree in accounting from Universiti Malaya.

His career track record to date makes him a versatile and experienced financial consultant and his effective networking allows him to be able to assist clients in enhancing shareholders value.

Chanthiran has a keen eye for attention to details in accounting practices. He is able to think out of the box and consistently exudes a positive outlook. He is popular among clients and peers for his accommodating nature and his perseverance.

His career is built on humble beginnings and raised to be among a recognised name in the corporate scene in Malaysia.



Mr. Pathma
Mr Pathma specialises in auditing, taxation and company secretarial matters.

He started his career with Messrs. Arthur Anderson’s Malaysian headquarters in Kuala Lumpur. He was also the finance manager of Malaysian based steel making company servicing global markets. In this role he was overseeing the financial matters on the company’s overseas projects. Additionally he was coordinating and monitoring the dismantling, marking, refurbishment, packing, shipping and the coordination engineering work for the subsequent erection of the refurbished blast furnace, steel making plant, power generating turbines and other miscellaneous plants/equipments in Malaysia.

His strengths lies in his in depth understanding of the financial requirements of an entity and in turn through the years he has formulated numerous strategies to fortify and enhance the financial wellbeing of organisations.

Pathma’s specialised knowledge of the financial function of large concerns complements him tremendously when devising solutions for clients.

He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Malaysia and Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, both leading professional accounting bodies in Malaysia.


Mr Abdul Kadir Abdul Rashid
Abdul Kadir’s wide range of experience as a company director in industries such as interior design company, music/audio recording company, advertising and event management company gives him a distinctive advantage to think out of the box during the client situation analysis of projects and also offering unique proposals and strategies.

He has a bachelors degree in law from The University of London and is currently a company director for Ad.Verse Sdn Bhd, Ruffluv Sdn Bhd, Event Vision Dot Comm Sdn Bhd and Bumiscope Sdn Bhd, positions which he has held from as early as 1997.

Abdul Kadir offers clients invaluable legal advisory in a corporate finance and corporate turnaround exercise owing to his extensive knowledge and experience in this arena.


Mr. Nizam Abdullah
Mr Nizam served in the field of audit, taxation and accounting with Ng & Partners, a leading Malaysian audit firm before joining the audit team at Pricewaterhouse Coopers. He is a certified/qualified Chartered.

Accountant and holds a masters degree in business administration from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia.


Mr. Nur Adha
Mr Adha is the in-house specialist in finance and secretarial matters.

He has vast experience in the international consultancy expertise having served several companies as the project management consultant in Europe.

His forte lies in the extensive experience in company secretarial matters as well as advisory work relating to company restructuring and consulting assignments.

He holds a bachelors degree in accounting awarded by Universiti Pertanian Malaysia and is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Malaysia.


Ms Ho Ruen Li
Ho Ruen Li has been actively involved in the area of audit, taxation compliance and advisory services and has assisted many of the Firm’s clients in corporate restructuring.

She is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a bachelors degree in accounting from New Zealand.


Mr. Saravanan Dato Sangaralingam, LLB. Hons

Mr. Saravanan overseas/heads the legal arm of C & Co. He holds a bachelors degree in law from the University of London.

His involvement in previous assignments in corporate finance and corporate turnaround exercise has contributed in making him an expert in the industry having gained a reputation among his clients for consulting assignments; liquidations and receiverships and various feasibility studies for a variety of companies. Saravanan who is the legal master mind at C&Co is also able to offer clients invaluable culmination of key legal advisory in a corporate finance and corporate turnaround exercise.

He also brings to the table from his previous service with Messrs Mustapharaj as a senior consultant and his appointment in Messrs K. Siladass & Partners as manager of the corporate legal department where he has gained invaluable experience in due diligence audit, corporate restructuring exercise and legal advisory.

Saravanan experience in the corporate world started when he begun his career in the call centre department of Citibank Berhad, a position he served for 2 years. He then progressed into a consultant role in 2001, when he was awarded a contract by V V Group Sdn Bhd, a renowned name in the retail mobile phone business in Malaysia.

He also holds diploma in business studies from AEB London. He is a member of Malaysian Association of Corporate Counsels.

To invest in his passion of developing young minds, he also consistently held a 7 year part time lecturing position for a bachelors degree programme teaching legal subjects at private institutions in Kuala Lumpur.

He also invested countless time and effort in the NGO related activities organising International events in his capacity as the Youth Coordinator of Global Organization for People of Indian Origins, a position he held for 5 years.

Saravanan’s ability to be consistently energetic, vibrant and persevere has made him a distinct professional in the industry.


Ms Sangeetha Santhiramoganan
Sangeetha makes the team of legal mastery at C& Co having expertise in the area of corporate turnaround, corporate finance, receivership and liquidation. She complements the legal eagles of the firm with her previous experience in corporate trainers in legal matters which contributes significantly in her understanding of client’s needs and also related legal concepts to non legal professionally being heavily involved in Malaysian company, labour and property law.

She is also a part time law lecturer in leading institution of higher learning in Malaysia.

In her career, Sangeetha has gained valuable experience due diligence audit, corporate restructuring exercise and legal advisory.

Sangeetha holds a bachelors degree in law from the University of London. Currently she is pursuing Masters in Law via Research at University Kebangsaan Malaysia, a leading public university in Malaysia.