ISCA Committees

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

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

EXCO meets in alternate months to the Council meetings, acting on behalf of the Council on matters that arise in between Council meetings.

Members of the Executive Committee

Mr Kon Yin Tong (President)
Ms Yvonne Chan Mei Chuen (Vice-President)
Mr Roger Tay Puay Cheng (Treasurer)
Mr Kelvin Tan Wee Peng (Secretary)
Mr Shariq Barmaky

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.

Members of the Nominations Committee

Mr Frankie Chia Soo Hien (Chairman)
Mr Kon Yin Tong
Mr Kwok Wui San
Ms Lee Shi Ruh
Mr Kelvin Tan Wee Peng
Mr Roger Tay Puay Cheng
Mr Christopher Wong Mun Yick

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.

Members of the Audit Committee

Mr Shariq Barmaky (Chairman)
Associate Professor Choo Teck Min
Mr Marcus Lam Hock Choon

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.

Members of the Auditing and Assurance Standards Committee

Practitioners

Mr Hans Koopmans (Chairman)
Mr James Xu Jun (Dy Chairman)
Ms Narissa Chen
Mr Jonathan Chiang
Mr Chin Chee Choon
Ms Susan Foong
Mr Gregory Ho Teik Tiong
Mr Derek How Beng Tiong
Mr Balasubramaniam Janamanchi
Mr William Ng
Mr Sia Boon Tiong
Mr Gajendran Vyapuri

Public Members

Associate Professor El'fred Boo
Mr Adrian Cheong (Alternate: Ms Stacey Tee)
Ms Jenn Ho
Ms Lee Imm
Ms Khong Beng Yen (Alternate: Ms Chen Sze Leng)
Mr Koh Yeong Kheng
Mr Ashley Seow (Alternate: Ms Ashley Gan)
Mr Soh Gim Teik
Associate Professor Tan Wee Cheng
Associate Professor Joanne Tay Siok Wan

Observer

Ms Ng Meow Ling (ACRA)
Mr Alvin Ou (ACRA)

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.

Members of the Banking and Finance Committee

Mr Lian Wee Cheow (Chairman)
Mr Jek Lim (Deputy Chairman)
Ms Ang Suat Ching
Mr Chow Khen Seng
Mr Antony M Eldridge
Ms Venetia Lau
Ms Christine Lee
Mrs Ong Ai Boon
Mr Tang Chek Keng
Mr Tay Boon Suan
Mr David Jason Waller
Ms Wong Sin Huey
Ms Yong Chuk Kwin
Ms 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.

Members of the CFO Committee

Mr Choo Chek Siew (Chairman)
Ms Eleana Tan (Dy Chairperson)
Mr Chan Ying Jian
Mr Kenneth Cheung
Mr Dennis Chia Choon Hwee
Mr Chua Hwee Song
Mr Ho Kuen Loon
Mr Edwin Lee Boon Yong
Ms Lee Kai Nee
Mr Andrew Lim
Ms Lim Siew Wah Grace
Ms Ng Seok Keow @ Angie Lim
Mr Phua Jian Zhai, Alex
Mr Darren Tan Siew Peng
Ms Wong Kar Ling

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.

Members of the Corporate Finance Committee

Ms Rebekah Khan (Chairperson)
Mr Chan Yew Kiang
Mr Leonard Ching Tchi Pang
Mr Barry Lee
Mr Peter Leong Hon Mun
Mr Ong Hwee Li
Mr Kaka Singh
Ms Tay Hwee Ling
Mr Yeo Boon Chye

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.

Members of the Corporate Governance and Risk Management Committee

Mr Tay Woon Teck (Chairman)
Mr Ang Fui Siong
Prof Cheng Qiang
Ms Fang Eu-Lin
Mr Victor Lai Kuan Loong
Mr Willy Leow Chee Hwee
Prof Lawrence Loh
Mr Ravi Manchanda
Mr Neo Sing Hwee
Mr Ng Wee Chew
Mr Punjabi Rajesh Hiranand
Ms Seah Gek Choo
Mr Kelvin Tan Wee Peng

CORPORATE REPORTING COMMITTEE

The Corporate Reporting Committee focuses on the adoption of quality sustainability reporting (SR) in Singapore. The vision of the Committee, which is supported by SR Awareness Working Group and SR Quality Working Group, is:

(a) to develop a community of finance professionals and related stakeholders whose awareness of sustainability and disclosure is world class; and

(b) to develop a quality framework that can be utilised by companies as a practical implementation guide to meet global standards for sustainability reporting.

The initiatives of the Corporate Reporting Committee are centred around the objective of raising awareness, the sharing of SR knowledge and uplifting the quality of SR in Singapore.

Members of the Corporate Reporting Committee

Mr Tan Wah Yeow (Chairman)
Mr Henry Tan Song Kok
Ms Fang Eu-Lin
Mr Mohit Grover
Mr Ian Hong
Mr Krishna Sadashiv
Ms Yeo Lian Sim
Mr Simon Yeo

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.

Members of the Continuing Professional Education Committee

Ms Yvonne Chan Mei Chuen (Chairperson)
Ms Chong Cheng Yuan
Ms Lai Chin Yee
Mr Lee Boon Teck
Mr Lee Jeng Wah James
Mr Lim Tze Chern
Mr Luar Eng Hwa
Mr Alton Neo Chun How
Mr Neo Sing Hwee
Mr Ng Jun Liang Kevin
Associate Professor Patricia Tan Mui Siang
Mr Kelvin Tan Wee Peng
Mr Don Wee Boon Hong
Mr Wee Tee Heng
Mr Wong Nee Tat
Ms Yiong Yim Ming

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.

Members of the Ethics Committee

Mr Tan Seng Choon (Chairman)
Mr Sajjad Akhtar
Mr G. Arull
Associate Professor El'fred Boo
Ms Lorraine Chay Yeow Mei
Mr Ho Teik Tiong Gregory
Ms Lee Bee Leng
Mr Abdul Jabbar Bin Karam Din
Mr Balasubramaniam Janamanchi
Mr Khong Yew Cheong
Mr Amos Ng
Mr Malcolm Ramsay
Mr Soh Kok Leong
Mr Tan Kuang Hui

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.

Members of the Financial Forensic Accounting Oversight Committee

Mr Lem Chin Kok (Chairman)
Mr Tan How Choon (Dy Chairman)
Mr Murali Pillai
Ms Seow Hwee Koon
Mr Chan Kheng Tek
Ms Lee King See
Ms 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.

Members of the Financial Reporting Committee

Mr Reinhard Klemmer (Chairman)
Mr Chen Voon Hoe (Dy Chairman)
Ms Chan Yen San
Ms Cheng Ai Phing
Mr Philip Fong
Ms Annette Foo Wai Yin
Mr Goh Swee Hong
Mr Raymond Kong
Mr Joseph Lam
Mr Lie Kok Keong
Ms Sue Lightfoot
Ms Lim Sio Hoon
Mr Ng Kian Hui
Ms Siew Wun Mui
Ms Soh Lin Leng
Mr Tan Boon Siong
Mr Jeremy Toh
Mr Gajendran Vyapuri
Mr Wong Koon Min
Mr Wong Yew Chung

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).

Members of the Financial Statements Review Committee

Mr James Xu Jun (Chairman)
Ms Yvonne Chiu (Dy Chairperson)
Mr Kevin Ohng (Dy Chairman)
Mr Goh Swee Hong
Mr Lai Keng Wei
Mr Adrian Loo
Mr Poh Chin Beng
Ms Soh Lin Leng
Ms Angeline Tan
Ms Tan Peck Yen
Ms Yeow Hui Cheng
Ms 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.

Members of the Infrastructure & Project Finance Oversight Committee

Ms Lynn Tho (Co-Chairperson)
Ms Audra Low (Co-Chairperson)
Mr Kelvin Wong Wai Hung
Mr Kok Chee Wai
Mr Seth Tan
Mr Lawrence Wu
Mr David T Boyland

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.

Members of the Insolvency & Restructuring Practitioners Committee

Ms Angela Ee (Chairperson)
Mr Sam Kok Weng (Dy Chairman)
Mr Aw Eng Hai
Mr Justin Lim
Ms Lim Siew Soo
Mr Lin Yueh Hung
Mr Gary Loh
Mr Martin Wong

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.

Members of the Insurance Committee

Mr David Waller (Chairman)
Mr G.Arull
Ms Chai Siow Peng
Mr Adrian Chua
Mr Howard Goh
Mr Matthew Lawrence
Mr Jeffrey Lowe
Mr Kevin Ohng
Mr Vijay Krishnan Sukavanam
Mr Sean Yang
Ms Yap Swee Gek

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.

Members of the Investment Committee

Mr Darren Tan Siew Peng (Chairman)
Ms Lee Shi Ruh
Mr Kelvin Tan Wee Peng
Mr Roger Tay Puay Cheng

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.

Members of the IS Chartered Accountant Journal Editorial Advisory Panel

Mr Kon Yin Tong (Chairman)
Mr Paul Lee (Dy Chairman)
Prof Foo See Liang
Prof Edmund Keung Ching Tung
Dr Koh Wei Chern
Prof Lee Kin Wai
Mr Luke Lim
Mr Kevin Ow Yong Kong
Mr Phua Yung Keat
Mr 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.

Members of the Membership Committee

Mr Frankie Chia Soo Hien (Chairman)
Associate Professor Chan Yoke Kai
Ms Lai Chin Yee
Mr Christopher Wong Mun Yick

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.

Members of the Public Accounting Practice Committee

Mr Denis Allen Usher (Chairman)
Ms Khoo Gaik Suan, Irene (Dy Chairperson)
Ms Cheong Kum Foong
Mr Goh Sia
Mr Heng Yeow Meng, Michael
Mr Balasubramaniam Janamanchi
Mr Michael Kee Cheng Kong
Mr Lee Mong Sheong
Mr Jason Lee
Mr John Lim
Mr Mak Keat Meng
Ms Lynn Phang
Ms Helen Sim
Ms Teoh Poh Leng
Ms Teo Li Ling

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.

Members of the Singapore Monitoring Committee

Mr Kon Yin Tong (Chairman)
Mr Lee Fook Chiew (Deputy Chairman)
Associate Professor Chan Yoke Kai
Mr Frankie Chia Soo Hien

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.

Members of the Young Professionals Advisory Committee

Ms Belinda Teo Hui (Chairperson)
Mr Ang Zan Yu
Ms Katherine Ang Li Nah
Mr Cheng Kiang Yung Terence
Mr Goh Hong Chuan
Mr Goh Kai Yi
Ms Goh Siew Min
Mr Lee Jianwen
Mr David Lim Xixiang
Mr Lye Jiaming Wesley
Mr Nithin Nagarajan
Mr See Wei Ren, Malcolm
Mr Tai WeiLi Willy
Ms Maria Teo
Mr Teo Eng Siong
Mr Wang Guangzhao

Advisors

Ms Adeline Kee
Mr Kelvin Tan Wee Peng