ISCA Committees

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

The Executive Committee (EXCO) comprises the office bearers as appointed by the Council and acts as the executive arm of the Council. 

Teo Ser Luck (President)
Shariq Barmaky (Vice President)
Yiong Yim Ming (Vice President)
Jocelyn Goh Chern Ni (Treasurer)
Judy Ng (Secretary)

NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE

The Nominations Committee assists the Council in sourcing and identifying candidates for internal and external appointments including candidates for election to the Council. It reviews and makes recommendations to the Council on the appointments to various ISCA committees.

Lee Shi Ruh (Chairperson)
Teo Ser Luck 
Yvonne Chan
Kelvin Tan Wee Peng
Roger Tay
Christopher Wong

AUDITING AND ASSURANCE STANDARDS COMMITTEE

The Auditing and Assurance Standards Committee (AASC) develops Singapore’s auditing and assurance standards and monitors standards-related policy and implementation issues, giving consideration to the need for guidance. AASC also takes a lead role in advocating the views of the profession in Singapore to influence the development of international standards.

Practitioners

Hans Koopmans (Chairman)
James Xu Jun (Dy Chairman)
Narissa Chen
Yvonne Chiu Sok Hua
Susan Foong
Gregory Ho Teik Tiong
Lee Tze Shiong
William Ng
Sanjay Panjabi
Wee Ling Na @ Yvonne Au
Woo E-Sah
Yeow Hui Cheng



Public Members

Ang Hao Yao
A/Prof El'fred Boo
Basil Chan
Chan Ruiqi
Adrian Cheong
Khong Beng Yen
Irene Khoo Gaik Suan
Lim Sio Hoon
A/Prof Tan Wee Cheng
A/Prof Joanne Tay Siok Wan



Observer

Kuldip Gill (ACRA)
Ng Meow Ling (ACRA)
Alvin Ou (ACRA)

AUDIT COMMITTEE

The Audit Committee plays a critical role in ensuring the integrity of the financial statements through its oversight of the Institute’s financial reporting process, the internal control system and the audit function.

Another role of the committee includes the review of the annual financial statements prior to approval by the Council, as well as the evaluation of significant findings arising from the audit.

Christopher Wong (Chairman)
Tan Kuang Hui
Don Wee Boon Hong 

BANKING & FINANCE COMMITTEE

The Banking and Finance Committee works closely with the banks and financial institutions as well as regulatory authorities to address accounting, auditing and regulatory issues affecting the banking and finance industry. This typically involves deliberating and providing comments on proposed changes in accounting and auditing standards as well as regulatory requirements affecting the industry.

It also collaborates with various regulatory authorities for the issue of guidance on additional procedures to be performed by the auditors in connection with industry-specific reporting requirements and on the form and content of such reports.

Lian Wee Cheow (Chairman)
Ang Suat Ching (Dy Chairperson)
Christine Lee (Dy Chairperson)
Chow Khen Seng
Ho Hean Chan
Ian Hong
Hong Teck Khiam
Venetia Lau
Vincent Loh
Low Hwee Ming
Ong Ai Boon
Peter See
Gabriel Seow
Gerard Toh
Wong Sin Huey
Yong Chuk Kwin
Serena Yong

CFO COMMITTEE

The CFO Committee provides guidance on initiatives to foster the development of finance professionals and promote the relevance of having finance professionals who are CA (Singapore). The Committee also provides direction and gathers feedback on relevant issues including new laws, regulations, standards and guidelines affecting finance professionals.

Eleana Tan (Chairperson)
Chan Ying Jian
Kenneth Cheung
Choo Joo Kwang, Vincent
Chua Hwee Song
Chua Siew Hwi
Lee Kai Nee
Andrew Lim
Phua Jian Zhai, Alex
Darren Tan Siew Peng
Esther Wee Yu
Alan Wong Tuan Keng
Wong Kar Ling
Yap Siok Leng

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE

The Continuing Professional Education Committee (CPEC) provides strategic guidance on the value and relevance of ISCA Continuing Professional Education programmes (CPE), taking into consideration future jobs and skills.

Lai Chin Yee (Chairperson)
Yvonne Chan
Chong Cheng Yuan
Hoe Chi-Hsien, Andy
A/Prof Koh Whee Ling Kevin
Lee Jeng Wah James
Mike Lim
Lim Tze Chern
Neo Sing Hwee
Ng Jun Liang Kevin
Wong Nee Tat



CORPORATE FINANCE COMMITTEE

The Corporate Finance Committee works closely with regulatory authorities, corporate finance and investment banking organisations to address issues relating to corporate finance. This typically involves seeking the views of relevant stakeholders and providing inputs on matters pertaining to accounting and auditing standards, consultations papers to international standard setters and regulatory requirements affecting the profession.

Rebekah Khan (Chairperson)
Leonard Ching Tchi Pang
Goh Chyan Pit
Barry Lee
Peter Leong Hon Mun
Sharon Peh
Doreen Quek
Tay Hwee Ling
Toh Kim Teck

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

A key objective of the Corporate Governance and Risk Management Committee is to stress the importance of corporate governance and risk management issues, as well as promote fairness, transparency and accountability in the conduct of business to our members and the general public.

Seah Gek Choo (Chairperson)
Ang Fui Siong
Ch’ng Choon Huat
Punjabi Rajesh Hiranand
Victor Lai Kuan Loong
Dennis Lee Hock Leong
Willy Leow Chee Hwee
Prof Lawrence Loh
Lisa Ooi
Sujith Sivaram
John Teo Woon Keng
David Yeong

ETHICS COMMITTEE

The Ethics Committee adapts and adopts the Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants issued by the IESBA for the Institute’s use as the ISCA Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics. It also aims to provide support to help address ethical issues faced by professional accountants in business and to raise awareness and promote acceptance of the Ethics Committee’s ethical standards and guidance among stakeholders.

Eng Chin Chin (Chairperson)
Abdul Jabbar Bin Karam Din
G. Arull
A/Prof El'fred Boo
Lorraine Chay Yeow Mei
Gregory Ho Teik Tiong
Balasubramaniam Janamanchi
Khong Yew Cheong
Lee Bee Leng
Michelle Liew
Lim Tze Yuen
Amos Ng
Soh Kok Leong

FINANCIAL FORENSIC ACCOUNTING OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

The Financial Forensic Accounting Oversight Committee provides oversight over the governance of the ISCA Financial Forensic Accounting (FFA) Qualification which includes considering, advising, approving and endorsing policies, guidelines and procedures in relation to the administration of the Qualification. The Committee also advises and endorses the professional competencies of the ISCA Financial Forensic Professional credential applicants.

Lem Chin Kok (Chairman)
Tan How Choon (Dy Chairman)
Chan Kheng Tek
Aaron Lee TC
Lee King See
Murali Pillai
Seow Hwee Koon
Belinda Tan SW
Loretta Yuen

FINANCIAL REPORTING COMMITTEE

The Financial Reporting Committee proactively engages industry groups and other organisations on financial reporting topics and issues in Singapore. Robust discussions are also held by the Committee and its subcommittees on emerging topics and issues. The Committee also reaches out to the accounting profession to raise public awareness and issue guidance to assist the professional in overcoming application challenges of accounting standards.

Reinhard Klemmer (Chairman)
Soh Lin Leng (Dy Chairman)
Cheng Qiang
Chin Chee Choon
Philip Fong
Gail Goh
Goh Swee Hong
Aylwin How
A/Prof Jian Ming
Raymond Kong
Joseph Lam
Lie Kok Keong
Sue Lightfoot
Lim Sio Hoon
Ng Choon Kiat
Ng Kian Hui
Senthilnathan Sampath
Eliza Tan
Tan Yong Choo
Wong Koon Min
Wong Yew Chung
Gajendran Vyapuri

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS REVIEW COMMITTEE

The fundamental objective of the Financial Statements Review Committee (FSRC) is to promote high quality corporate financial reporting and raise the standard of the accountancy profession in Singapore. It executes this by reviewing audited accounts of listed and non-listed companies and identify areas where the recognition, measurement, presentation or content of the accounts falls short of compliance with the Singapore Financial Reporting Standards (SFRSs) and the Singapore Standards on Auditing (SSAs).

James Xu Jun (Chairman) 
Yvonne Chiu Sok Hua (Dy Chairperson) 
Kevin Ohng Kok Yeong (Dy Chairman) 
Chong Cheng Yuan
Susan Foong Chooi Chin
Kong Lai San
Adrian Loo Kwok Chiang
Low Yen Mei
Poh Chin Beng 
Angeline Tan Lay Hong 
Yeow Hui Cheng 
Yong Zen Yun

INFRASTRUCTURE & PROJECT FINANCE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

The Infrastructure & Project Finance Oversight Committee provides oversight over the governance of the ISCA Infrastructure & Project Finance Qualification (ISCA IPFQ) which includes considering, advising, approving and endorsing policies, guidelines and procedures in relation to the administration of the Qualification. The Committee also advises and make recommendations for the conferment of the ISCA Infrastructure & Project Finance Professional (ISCA IPFP) credential applicants.

Lynn Tho (Co-Chairperson)
Audra Low (Co-Chairperson) 
David T Boyland 
Kok Chee Wai 
Lavan Thiru
Kelvin Wong Wai Hung 
Lawrence Wu

INSOLVENCY & RESTRUCTURING PRACTITIONERS COMMITTEE

The Insolvency & Restructuring Practitioners Committee deals with issues, laws and regulations pertaining to the insolvency and restructuring industry. It also seeks to advocate and promote the professional accountant’s interests in relation to insolvency and restructuring and, where appropriate, take a leading role in representing these interests.

Angela Ee (Chairperson) 
Sam Kok Weng (Dy Chairman) 
Aw Eng Hai 
Justin Lim 
Lin Yueh Hung
Seah Roh Lin 
Toh Ai Ling

INSURANCE COMMITTEE

The Insurance Committee advises the Institute on accounting and auditing matters relating to the insurance industry. It also works with both regulatory authorities and insurance associations on such matters, and where appropriate, makes recommendations on such matters to the regulatory bodies.

Kevin Ohng (Chairman) 
G. Arull 
Chai Siow Peng 
Adrian Chua
Jaslin Du 
Celina Goh
Howard Goh
Steven Goh
Philip Shin 
Vijay Krishnan Sukavanam 
Tay Siang Leng

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

The Investment Committee recommends to Council on the Institute’s investment policy, investment approach and asset allocation, and monitors the compliance of the Institute’s investments in accordance to the investment policy. The Investment Committee also oversees the selection and appointment of external investment/fund managers and evaluates/monitors the performance of the fund managers and the risks associated with the investments decisions.

Darren Tan Siew Peng (Chairman)
Lee Shi Ruh
Kelvin Tan Wee Peng
Yiong Yim Ming

IS CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT JOURNAL EDITORIAL ADVISORY PANEL

The IS Chartered Accountant Journal Editorial Advisory Panel provides guidance to the editorial team on the character and direction of the journal, defines the editorial’s focus and coverage, and plays a significant role as informed sources on emerging accountancy and business issues and opportunities to enhance the content of the journal.

Teo Ser Luck (Chairman)
A/Prof Chng Chee Kiong
Benny Chwee Bo Chong
A/Prof Kevin Ow Yong Keng
Phua Yung Keat
Tashna Rajah
Philip Shin An
A/Prof Patricia Tan Mui Siang
Vincent Toong

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

The Committee is responsible for reviewing existing admission requirements and membership matters. It makes recommendations to the Council on the admission of new members, membership reclassifications, resignations and reinstatements as well as advises the Council on related membership matters from time to time.

Frankie Chia Soo Hien (Chairman) 
A/Prof Chan Yoke Kai 
Lai Chin Yee
Lelaina Lim Siew Li 
Christopher Wong

MEMBERSHIP GROWTH AND ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEE

The Membership Growth and Engagement Committee provides strategic oversight and guidance in acquiring new members and retaining of existing members for the Institute. It will also formulate programmes to keep members engaged at regular intervals.
Yvonne Chan (Chairperson)
Timothy Chan
Choo Eng Beng
Clarence Goh
Goh Kia Hong
Liaw Chun Huan
Shirley Lim
Judy Ng
Seah Gek Choo
Paul Tan
Belinda Teo
Susan See Toh
Veron Wong

PUBLIC ACCOUNTING PRACTICE COMMITTEE

The Public Accounting Practice Committee (PAPC) deals with issues relating to the public accounting profession, especially matters affecting Small and Medium Practices (SMPs); participates in dialogue sessions with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) and other relevant authorities, and assists in other related ad hoc assignments.

Khoo Gaik Suan, Irene (Chairperson) 
Lee Eng Kian (Dy Chairman)
Philip Aw 
Rick Chan
Cheong Keng Chuan, Alfred
Cheong Kum Foong
Vivienne Chiang
Heng Yeow Meng, Michael 
Michael Kee Cheng Kong 
Jason Lee
Lim Yeong Seng
Lynn Phang 
Helmi Bin Ali Bin Talib 
Teo Li Ling 
Teoh Poh Leng


SINGAPORE MONITORING COMMITTEE

The role of the Singapore Monitoring Committee (SMC) is to develop and maintain a process of submitting, on behalf of ASEAN citizens who are members of ISCA [CA (Singapore) and Associate (ISCA)], applications to be approved as ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountants (ASEAN CPA) under the ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangement on Accountancy Services.

Teo Ser Luck (Chairman)
Fann Kor (Dy Chairperson)
Frankie Chia Soo Hien (ISCA Membership Committee Chairman)

SUSTAINABILITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE COMMITTEE

The Sustainability and Climate Change Committee promotes the relevance of sustainability, climate change and related advances to business strategy and the accountant’s role in advancing these agenda. It also furthers the adoption of quality sustainability reporting and advocates Singapore’s interests in relation to sustainability reporting standards and requirements.

Tan Wah Yeow (Chairman) 
Fang Eu-Lin (Dy Chairperson)
Beh Siew Kim 
Chua Hwee Song 
Giam Ei Leen 
Ian Hong
Koh Wee Kwang
Lee Dah Khang 
Krishna Sadashiv 
Tan Boon Gin
Tan Boon Siong 
Henry Tan Song Kok
Yeo Lian Sim 
Simon Yeo 


YOUNG PROFESSIONALS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The Young Professionals Advisory Committee (YPAC) was established in June 2012 with a view to contribute to the strategy, operations and initiatives of ISCA from the perspectives of our young members who are 35 years and below. New initiatives will be rolled out to further reach and engage this target group.

Maria Teo (Chairperson) 
Katherine Ang Li Nah 
Ang Zan Yu 
Terence Cheng 
Chong Shu Hui Jean
Joanna Chung Pei Shan
Goh Siew Min
Lau Jun Ngee Emersius
David Lim Xixiang
Low Yuan Yi
Mo Hongrui
Nithin Nagarajan
Ng Si Jia
Ng Wei Han
See Wei Ren, Malcolm
Samuel Tan Weicheng
Teo Eng Siong
Teo Wan Lin Angelique
Tew Wan Leng, Athena
Wang Guangzhao

Advisor
Don Wee Boon Hong