Peng Kuan Lock

Partner, Baker Tilly Malaysia

BA Accounting and Finance, 1997

What made you choose Middlesex University?:

Twinning Program (with whom?)

What course did you study and what attracted you to that course?:

Accounting and Finance

What aspects of your course did you enjoy the most?:

Campus life.

What is your fondest memory of Middlesex?:

What deeply rooted in my memory is the experience of living and studying abroad, far from my home country.

What one piece of advice would you give to a prospective student interested in studying at Middlesex?:

Make sure that you select your subject of study wisely. Project your future, know your potential and stick to the plan.

How did your course and time at Middlesex help you to get where you are professionally today?:

It was the experience of working alongside international students that prepared me for my professional career. Learning how to adapt to different cultures and types of individuals equipped me with interpersonal skills which I made use of after graduation and helped me get where I am now.

How did you get your foot on the career ladder post university?:

Holding the right degree in my hand allowed me to attend further studies and obtain a professional qualification that led to a continuous career progression.

What has been your defining career break of highlight to date?:

I became a partner at a young age.

What are the top three career tips you would give to current students and recent graduates?:

Search for the "why" in your career goal, set the plan and achieve it.

What skills have been most valuable in your career so far and how have you developed these?:

Developing a general professional attitude was at the base of any skill that helped me succeed any plan.

Are there any tips you can give international students looking to move abroad to study?:

In addition to the course contents, you should also consider the location of the campus before moving abroad to study.

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