29 Mar 2021

The Minister for Finance has re-appointed Mrs Tan Ching Yee as Chairman of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (“ACRA”) Board. The Minister has also appointed Mr Ong Chong Tee as Deputy Chairman of the ACRA Board. In addition, four new Board Members have been appointed, and eight current Board Members have been re-appointed to the Board. The appointments will take effect from 1 April 2021.

2 The four new Board Members are:

  • Mr Glen Francis
    Chief Technology Officer
    Singapore Press Holdings 

  • Mr Lam Yi Young 
    Chief Executive Officer
    Singapore Business Federation

  • Ms Catherine Lee
    Independent Director
    Far East Hospitality Trust

  • Ms Lock Yin Mei
    Allen & Overy LLP

3 The eight re-appointed Board Members are:

  • Ms Ameera Ashraf 
    Partner and Head of Antitrust & Competition Practice
    WongPartnership LLP

  • Ms Lai Chin Yee
    Finance Director 
    Qian Hu Corporation Limited

  • Mr Paul Lee
    Managing Partner
    RSM Chio Lim LLP

  • Mr Mohammad Shariq Sayeed Barmaky
    Audit & Assurance Leader, Singapore and
    Regional Managing Partner, Audit & Assurance, Southeast Asia
    Deloitte & Touche LL
  • Mr Muhammad Hidhir Bin Abdul Majid
    Principal District Judge and
    Principal Director (Strategic Planning and Research Division)
    Family Justice Courts
  • Mr Ong Khiaw Hong
    Chief Executive
    Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority

  • Mr Ow Fook Chuen
    Accountant-General's Department

  • Mr Kevin Wong 
    Non-Executive Company Director 

4 The new Board composition is at Annex A. Brief write-ups of the new Deputy Chairman and the four new Board Members are at Annex B.

5     The Ministry of Finance and ACRA welcome the new Deputy Chairman and members, and would like to express their appreciation to the retiring members – Mr Adrian Chan, Mr Ho Meng Kit, Mr Lee Boon Ngiap, Mr Bruce Liang, and Mr Tham Sai Choy – whose current terms end on 31 March 2021, for their invaluable contributions to the Board.

Read the press release at MOF's website

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