The Council

ISCA is headed by the Council, which approves major policy decisions and oversees matters relating to the governance and membership of the Institute.

The composition of the Council reflects the diversity and vibrancy of the Institute’s members. The Council comprises leaders from the corporate and public sectors as well as the public accounting profession. They bring with them unique insights, wide-ranging experiences and extensive industry networks to support ISCA in reaching greater heights in a rapidly changing business landscape.

ISCA Council 2022/2023

The Office Bearers:

  • Teo Ser Luck
  • President 
    Mr Teo Ser Luck, FCA (Singapore)
    Chairman
    BRC Asia Ltd

    Mr Teo Ser Luck was Advisor to ISCA from 2009 to March 2022 and championed the formation of the ISCA Young Finance Leaders Network in 2018. He also facilitated members’ engagement through dialogue sessions with government leaders to share challenges faced by the accountancy industry and profession in 2019 and 2020.

    Mr Teo is an entrepreneur, investor and started his own companies in different sectors. He started his career as an auditor and spent 15 years in the private sector managing multi-national companies in the Asia-Pacific region before being elected as a Member of the Parliament of Singapore and appointed as a full-time political office holder in the Singapore government cabinet for 11 years in 4 ministries. He returned to the private sector in July 2017 and remained as a Member of Parliament till June 2020.

    Apart from having his own companies, Mr Teo is also the Chairman of two public-listed companies and board member of a few other companies listed on the main board of SGX. He is Advisor to the Singapore Fintech Association.

  • Mohammad Shariq Sayeed Barmaky
  • Vice President
    Mr Mohammad Shariq Sayeed Barmaky, FCA (Singapore)
    Audit & Assurance Leader
    Deloitte & Touche LLP (Singapore) 
    and 
    Regional Managing Partner, Audit & Assurance 
    Deloitte Southeast Asia

    Mr Mohammad Shariq Sayeed Barmaky has served on the ISCA Council since 2018 and has been a member of the Executive Committee since 2019. He is currently the Chairman of the IS Chartered Accountant Journal Editorial Advisory Panel.  Prior to his current service, he served on the Auditing and Assurance Standards Committee and Financial Reporting Committee and was the member of the Audit Committee from 2018 to 2022, chairing the committee from 2019 to 2022.

    Mr Barmaky has more than 30 years of experience in public accounting in the United Kingdom and Singapore. He has extensive experience in the audits of multinationals and local companies in various industries, as well as due diligence and public listings of equities and commercial paper. Mr Barmaky acts as audit partner for entities in the pharmaceutical, trading and distribution, manufacturing, oil and gas, shipping, postal and e-commerce/logistics and telecommunications sectors.

    Mr Barmaky is currently the Chairman of the Professional Education Council of the Singapore Chartered Accountant Qualification. He also serves on the Boards of ACRA, Civil Service College and Shared Services for Charities Limited, as well as various committees in these organisations.

  • Yiong Yin Ming
  • Vice President
    Ms Yiong Yim Ming, FCA (Singapore)
    Group Chief Financial Officer
    City Developments Limited

    Ms Yiong Yim Ming was first elected to the ISCA Council in 2018 and was appointed on the Investment Committee in 2022. Previously, she was a member of the Continuing Professional Education Committee from 2017 to 2022 and was also a mentor of the ISCA Mentoring Programme for Aspiring CFOs in 2017. Ms Yiong is a member of the United Nations Global Compact’s CFO Taskforce for Sustainable Development Goals, as well as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Singapore University of Social Sciences.

    Ms Yiong joined City Developments Limited (CDL) in 2007 as an executive and was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in April 2016. She was re-designated as Group Chief Financial Officer on 1 February 2018. She has extensive knowledge of the Group's financial and operation matters, both domestically and overseas, covering the Group's operations in property development, investment properties and hotels. Ms Yiong has strong technical competencies, specialising in the real estate sector, harnessed through 12 years of audit experience. Prior to joining CDL, she served a 10-year stint in KPMG Singapore and was with Ernst & Young Singapore for 2 years.

  • Jocelyn
  • Treasurer
    Ms Jocelyn Goh Chern Ni, FCA (Singapore)
    Audit & Assurance Partner
    BDO LLP 

    Ms Jocelyn Goh served as a mentor to beneficiaries of the ISCA Cares bursary from 2017 to 2019. She was also a member of ISCA’s Accounting Technicians Learning and Development Board from 2016 to 2020 and member of the ISCA Young Professionals Group from 2009 to 2011. Ms Goh currently serves as a member of ACRA’s Disciplinary Committee.

    Ms Goh has 27 years of experience in public accounting and commercial, including over 20 years with BDO LLP. As an audit partner, she is involved in the firm’s talent acquisition and development, quality management, and learning and development. Her client portfolio ranges from private to public companies across various industries. As part of the leadership team in BDO, she is involved in the strategic development of the firm. She is also involved in policy development, monitoring and evaluation of quality management in her position as the Head of the Practice’s Quality Management which includes quality reviews of audit engagements. As a talent partner, she facilitates the training and development of emerging leaders of the firm and constantly engages accountancy undergraduates to share her experience about the profession. 

  • Judy
  • Secretary
    Ms Judy Ng, FCA (Singapore)
    Chief Financial Officer, Institutional Banking Group
    DBS Bank

    Ms Judy Ng was elected to the ISCA Council in 2021 and has been a member of the Membership Growth and Engagement Committee since its inception in 2021.

    Ms Ng is the CFO for the Institutional Banking Business Group (IBG) at DBS Bank and has 30 years of experience in Banking and Financial Services. As part of the core management team, she works closely with the IBG Group Business Head in providing strategic recommendations, leadership, direction and management of the financial goals, objectives and planning. The role requires being at the forefront of managing the implications of changes arising from macro-economic, geopolitical, regulatory, business & human resource changes; and recommending re-pivots to the business. Prior to joining DBS Bank, she worked in a foreign bank and started her career at KPMG. Her experience spans coverage for banking, securities and insurance. 

    The Council Members:

  • Yvonne
  • Ms Yvonne Chan, FCA (Singapore)
    Chief Financial Officer
    Singapore Management University (SMU)

    Ms Yvonne Chan has been a Council member since 2017 and was the Vice President from 2018 to 2022 and Chairperson of the Continuing Professional Education Committee from 2017 to 2021. She is currently the Chairperson of the Membership Growth and Engagement Committee and member of the Nominations Committee.

    Currently, Ms Chan is CFO at Singapore Management University (SMU). Prior to SMU, she held the positions of CFO/Chief Sustainability Officer at Enterprise Singapore and Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore through a 14 years service in public sector. Often, she held a variety of concurrent roles overseeing Sustainability, Procurement, Admin, Service Quality, Organisational Excellence, Facilities Management and Data/Record Management. As her additional contribution to public sector, she was on Statutory Board Standards Advisory Committee, AGD HR Committee, MOF Procurement Council, Vital (Government Shared Services) Advisory Panel in addition to the Boards of Enterprise Singapore Holdings, Infrastructure Asia, IPI and Cargo Community Network.

    She also held several positions in the private sector across Asia Pacific for about 15 years before joining the public sector. Most were US MNCs in Oil & Gas, Media and IT.

    Ms Chan was awarded the MOT Beacon scholarship/MPA Post Graduate Scholarship in 2011. For her effort in Sustainability and Transformation, she was awarded the Top 50 ASEAN Woman Award in 2018 and Public Sector Exemplary Leader Award in 2021 respectively.

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  • Mr Choo Eng Beng, FCA (Singapore)
    Assurance Leader
    PwC Singapore

    Mr Choo Eng Beng is a member of the Membership Growth and Engagement Committee. He was also a member of the Investigation and Disciplinary Panel from 2020 to April 2022.

    Mr Choo has over 29 years of experience in public accounting. Prior to serving as the Head of Assurance, he was the Risk and Quality Leader in PwC Singapore and part of the leadership team. Mr Choo spent two years in London in PwC Global Accounting Consulting Services, which supports PwC Global on various matters concerning International Financial Reporting Standards, which includes quality of application, training, marketing and communications with the International Accounting Standards Board.

    He is also a director of Shared Services for Charities, director and audit committee member of St Luke’s Elder Care, member of Strategic Planning Taskforce of St Luke’s Hospital, audit committee chairman of the Church of Singapore, and audit committee member of the National Research Foundation.

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  • Mr Koh Wee Kwang, FCA (Singapore)
    Director
    Kreston ACA PAC

    Mr Koh Wee Kwang is a member of the Sustainability and Climate Change Committee.

    Mr Koh has more than 20 years of experience in assurance and non-assurance work. He was involved with the implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley framework for American-related corporations during his 3-year secondment in London with a Big-4 accounting firm. Additionally, he has undertaken and led engagements in internal audit, Enterprise Risk Management and Sustainability Reporting works for companies listed on the SGX and GEMS HKEx as well as charitable organisations. Mr Koh has also spoken on various platforms on the topic of sustainability and climate change.

    Mr Koh was Treasurer of Yuhua Citizen’s Consultative Committee from 2013 to 2019.

  • Lai Chin Yee
  • Ms Lai Chin Yee, FCA (Singapore)
    Finance Director
    Qian Hu Corporation Limited

    Ms Lai Chin Yee has been a Council member since 2018. She is the Chairperson of the Continuing Professional Education Committee as well as a member of the Membership Committee. She also served previously on the CFO Committee and the Corporate Governance and Risk Management Committee.

    Ms Lai has been the Finance Director of Qian Hu Corporation Limited since 2004. She was an auditor with international accounting firms prior to joining Qian Hu as its Group Financial Controller in 2000. She has more than 30 years of experience in areas including auditing, finance and accounting, taxation and treasury.

    Ms Lai is a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. She is the Non-Executive Chairman of Singapore Paincare Holdings Limited and an independent director of Micro Mechanics (Holdings) Ltd. She was appointed by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) as a member of the Tax Advisory Committee from 2004 to 2006 and served as a council member of the Council on Corporate Disclosure and Governance from 2006 to 2007. She has been a Board Member of ACRA since being appointed by MOF in 2019.

  • Lim Yeong Seng
  • Mr Lim Yeong Seng, FCA (Singapore)
    Managing Partner
    KLP LLP

    Mr Lim Yeong Seng is a member of the Public Accounting Practice Committee, which he had also served on from 2009 to 2015. He was also a member of the Investigation and Disciplinary Panel from 2013 to April 2022.  

    Mr Lim has more than 35 years of experience in audit, corporate recovery, tax, secretarial, finance and administration. He is the founder and Managing Partner of KLP LLP, which he started in 1999. Mr Lim has cross-functional skills which enables him to assist clients in various ways, and these include consultancy relating to financial management and enterprise risk management. Mr Lim is an ACRA approved liquidator, with experience in judicial management, liquidation and litigation support.  

    Mr Lim is currently chairman of TASK International and Millet Holdings Pte Ltd and sits on the boards of Abacus Worldwide Advisory and The Rice Company Limited.

  • Bala
  • Mr Balasubramaniam Janamanchi, FCA (Singapore)
    Managing Partner/Director
    JBS Practice PAC

    Mr Balasubramaniam Janamanchi has been a Council member since 2017 and was part of the Executive Committee serving as Treasurer from 2018 to 2019. He is a member of the Ethics Committee and had previously served on other committees within ISCA, including the Auditing and Assurance Standards Committee and the Public Accounting Practice Committee.

    Mr Janamanchi has more than 25 years of comprehensive multi-industry experience in external and internal audit. He is the founder & Managing Director of JBS Practice Public Accounting Corporation, which he started in 2012 under the name of Shanker lyer & Company. Mr Janamanchi has professional duties which cover a wide range of services including the provision of auditing, accounting, financial advisory and management consultancy services to a wide diversity of international clients.

    Mr Janamanchi is actively involved in Singapore International Chamber of Commerce and is the Finance Member of Hindu Endowment Board since 2020.

  • Tan Kuang Hui
  • Mr Tan Kuang Hui, FCA (Singapore)
    Chief Executive and Managing Partner
    Crowe Singapore

    Mr Tan Kuang Hui was first elected as Council member in 2019 and is a member of the Audit Committee. He was also a member of the Ethics Committee from 2019 to 2022.

    Mr Tan has over 27 years of experience in the audit and financial consulting services, providing audit and financial consulting services to a broad range of clients including financial institutions, technology, manufacturing, trading, publishing and agricultural companies. As Chief Executive and Managing Partner of Crowe Singapore, Mr Tan leads the company comprising of 11 partners and approximately 200 professionals. He is particularly well-versed in business in the People’s Republic of China, accounting and tax matters. In addition, Mr Tan is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Crowe Global.

  • Darren
  • Mr Darren Tan Siew Peng, FCA (Singapore)
    Chief Financial Officer
    OCBC Bank

    Mr Darren Tan Siew Peng has been the Chairman of ISCA’s Investment Committee as well as member of the CFO Committee since his election as Council member in 2017.

    As Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of OCBC Bank, Mr Tan oversees financial, regulatory and management accounting, tax, treasury financial control, corporate treasury, funding and capital management, corporate planning and development and investor relations. He joined OCBC Bank in March 2007 as Head of Asset Liability Management in Global Treasury and assumed the role of Deputy CFO in May 2011. Prior to joining OCBC, Mr Tan worked for 13 years in the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC), with his last position in GIC as Head of Money Markets. 

    Mr Tan is currently an Advisory Board member at Singapore Management University, School of Accountancy. He is also a director of Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, Tax Academy of Singapore, Bank of Ningbo Limited and Maxwealth Fund Management Co Ltd.

  • Kelvin
  • Mr Kelvin Tan Wee Peng, FCA (Singapore)
    Adjunct Associate Professor
    NUS Business School
    National University of Singapore

    Mr Kelvin Tan Wee Peng has been a Council member since 2017 and is a member of the Investment Committee as well as the Nominations Committee. Mr Tan was also Secretary of the Council and member of the Executive Committee from 2018 to 2022 and was involved in ISCA’s various committees as member of the Continuing Professional Education Committee as well as Corporate Governance and Risk Management Committee. Mr Tan was also an Advisor to the Young Professional Advisory Committee from 2019 to 2021. Mr Tan has co-chaired the Steering Committee of the Singapore Corporate Awards since 2018. 

    Mr Tan is an Adjunct Associate Professor at NUS Business School. He has more than 30 years of professional experience and has held senior management positions at AETOS Security Management, PSA International, and Temasek Holdings. He was a consultant advising companies investing in China and served in the Singapore Police Force.

    Mr Tan currently holds directorship appointments and advisory positions with numerous private and public-listed companies. He is also a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

  • Roger
  • Mr Roger Tay Puay Cheng, FCA (Singapore)
    Head of Advisory (Deal Advisory)
    KPMG LLP

    Mr Roger Tay Puay Cheng was elected as Council member in 2017 has been a member of the Nominations Committee since 2018. Previously, Mr Tay also served as Treasurer, was the Chairman of the Corporate Finance Committee and was a member of the Investment Committee as well as the Membership Committee.

    Mr Tay has over 29 years of experience in the provision of audit services, servicing multinational and public listed companies from a wide range of industries. He has also acted as reporting accountant for companies undertaking Initial Public Offering and Reverse Takeover exercise. Leveraging his extensive experience in serving public and private companies, Mr Tay has led numerous corporate structuring financial restructuring work. In addition, he acts as liquidator, judicial manager, and receiver and manager for several high-profile engagements.

  • Belinda
  • Ms Belinda Teo Hui, CA (Singapore)
    Assurance Senior Manager
    Ernst & Young LLP

    Ms Belinda Teo has been Council member since 2018 and was the Chairperson of the ISCA Young Professionals Advisory Committee from 2016 to 2022. She has also been a member of the Membership Growth and Engagement Committee since its inception in 2021.

    Ms Teo is an assurance senior manager with EY Singapore, focusing on the audit of healthcare and public sector clients. Over her years at EY, she has gained experience in providing audit services to multinational corporation groups and companies that are listed in Singapore, Hong Kong and New York. She has also been involved in several international assignments and initial public offering projects.

    As part of her other volunteerism work in the community, Ms Teo serves as a member of the Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Advisory Board as well as the Worship Chairperson of Foochow Methodist Church. She is also the Honorary Treasurer of her alma mater’s (Methodist Girls’ School) alumnae association.

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  • Mr Don Wee Boon Hong, CA (Singapore)
    Member of Parliament 
    and 
    Senior Vice President
    UOB

    Mr Don Wee Boon Hong was elected as Council member in 2019 and is currently a member of the Audit Committee and is the Advisor of the ISCA Young Professionals Advisory Committee. Previously, Mr Wee served as a member of the Continuing Professional Education Committee. In addition, Mr Wee was also involved in the accountancy profession as a Workshop Facilitator and an Exam Marker for the Singapore Chartered Accountant Qualification. 

    Mr Wee is Senior Vice President of United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB). Prior to UOB, Mr Wee held the position of Senior Vice President of HSBC.

    Mr Wee is a Member of Parliament for Chua Chu Kang GRC. He also serves as Court-appointed Deputy, Office of the Public Guardian, and the Institute of Mental Health Visitors’ Board Member. He is on the school advisory committee of Nan Hua School and the Advisory Council on Community Relations in Defence, under the Ministry of Defence as well as Advisor to the Union of Institute of Technical Education (ITE) Training Staff.

  • Christopher
  • Mr Christopher Wong Mun Yick, FCA (Singapore)
    Head and Partner, Assurance 
    Ernst & Young LLP

    Mr Christopher Wong Mun Yick is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and has served on the Nominations Committee and Membership Committee since his election to Council in 2019.

    Mr Wong is the Head of Assurance and Audit Partner in Ernst & Young LLP. He has extensive experience in serving public listed, private and multinational companies from a range of industry sectors and some of these in a senior capacity as the Global Client service partner.  He previously held the role of the firm’s Staff partner.

    Mr Wong is a member of the Accounting Advisory Board of the National University of Singapore Business School and a member of the Industry Advisory Committee for Accountancy at the Singapore Institute of Technology. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the St Joseph’s Institution Philanthropic Fund and is also its Audit Committee Chairman.  He is also on the Board and Audit Committee of Trailblazer Foundation Ltd and a Member of the International Relations Committee of Singapore Institute of Directors. Mr Wong is a Patron of Toa Payoh East-Novena Citizens’ Consultative Committee.