Risk Professional with over 19 years of experience in Solution Consulting

Risk Professional with over 19 years of experience in Solution Consulting

Risk Professional with over 19 years of experience in Solution ConsultingRisk Professional with over 19 years of experience in Solution Consulting



Professional Experience

Regional Director, Singapore

  • Anti-Fraud Solutions, Southeast Asia

Experienced Business and Technology Transformation Consultant

  • Completed strategy and go-to-market plan for a fintech startup that provided financial crime solutions in Southeast Asia. 
  • Lead consultant and interim manager at CashX Bank, a start-up bank in Siem Reap. The start-up bank was funded by international investors.
  • Lead consultant and interim manager of new e-commerce start-up, TravelEasy Pte. Ltd., that specialised in creating unique travel clothing.
  • Internal controls and risk review that uncovered fraudulent transactions at a SME bank using data analytics. 

ACL, Singapore

Held multiple positions:

  • Practice Manager Professional Services Group, Asia
  • Customer Success Manager, Asia 
  • Product Manager, Asia  

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, Singapore

Held multiple positions:

  • Practice Lead Consulting, Asia 
  • Market Manager Governance, Risk & Compliance Solutions, Asia 

Protiviti, Singapore

  • Associate Director, Risk & Compliance Practice Lead, South-East Asia

Deloitte & Touche

  • Manager, Enterprise Risk Services 

PricewaterhouseCoopers, Singapore

  • Assistant Manager, Banking & Capital Markets Industry Group

PricewaterhouseCoopers, Amsterdam

  • Senior Associate, Global Risk Management


Achievements and Recognitions

· Successfully set up and built teams and businesses at Protiviti, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, ACL and Tongdun International

· Pioneered in the set-up of Customer Success organisation at ACL in Asia Pacific region

· Creation of a new e-commerce start-up in May 2017, TravelEasy Pte. Ltd. 

· Interim manager at CashX Bank, a start-up bank, during the transition period

· Uncovered fraudulent transactions with data analytics as part of internal controls and risk review

· Awarded “Change Agent” at ACL in 2016 and included in leadership programme

· Awarded “GRC Hero” at ACL in 2016 in recognition of his contribution in promoting GRC technology adoption at clients in Asia region

· Seconded to overseas offices at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Protiviti

· Awarded Long Service Award by Singapore’s National Council of Social Service (NCSS) in recognition of voluntary service to Singapore Red Cross since 2012

· Seasoned speaker/SME on selected topics at conferences, workshops and seminars


Core Competencies

· Self-starter and proven track record in building teams and businesses

· Built and empowered high-performing teams

· Closed and completed multi-year transformation projects

· Customer-focused approach and execution

· Stakeholder management

· Strong interpersonal and influencing skills

· Entrepreneurial spirit and drive

· Managed client relationships at C-level

· Problem solving and designing solutions

· Public speaker at conferences, workshops and other events

· Results-oriented

· Supervision of regional teams/functions

· Up and cross-sell of services and technology

· Visionary and pioneering leadership


Financial Economics, University of Amsterdam

Market Research, University of Amsterdam