Big Four PwC appoints 11 new partners in Singapore
The firm Big Four PwC appointed at the beginning of this month eleven new partners in Singapore.
The harvest of new partners was all promoted internally, as part of PwC’s annual mid-year partner intake. “We are delighted to have this diverse group of leaders join our partnership in the new fiscal year,” said Marcus Lam, Executive Chairman of PwC in Singapore.
“I am convinced that with their diverse experiences and skills, we are better placed to co-create lasting and impactful solutions that respond to the major changes shaping the world: technological upheaval, climate change, fractured geopolitics, social tension, lingering effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and the growing need to build trust,” Lam added.
A brief presentation of the eleven new PwC partners:
Chi Siang Tan
Specializes in helping organizations manage digital transformation risks; advising companies on their digital transformation program and strategy across people, processes and platforms in the small and medium business market segment. Chi Siang gained international experience in mitigating digital transformation risks during his secondments to PwC offices in Australia and the United States.
Financial services tax
Specialized in tax advice in the insurance sector, with a focus on tax issues for mixed and life insurers. Clara gained international tax experience through restructuring and tax advisory projects in the financial services industry during her secondment to Taiwan.
Corporate Tax, China Business Network
Specializing in tax structuring and tax advice for companies in a wide range of sectors. She also has experience assisting private clients with setting up their family offices in Singapore and planning their immigration. With extensive experience in Singapore and China, Emily is part of PwC Singapore’s China Business Network.
Specializes in financial reporting, auditing, assurance and attestation with a focus on technology companies and conglomerates. Hongzhuang spent two years in Sydney, Australia on a secondment with PwC Australia, where he gained invaluable experience in the telecommunications industry.
Specializes in growth strategy and complex large-scale transformations, with a focus on government and public sector, healthcare and education sectors in the Asia Pacific and Southeast Asia region. Joseph started his career at Strategy& and gained extensive international strategy consulting experience in the Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and China markets.
Specializing in financial reporting, auditing and capital market transactions, with a particular focus on serving clients in the healthcare industries. Mark spent 4 years of his career with PwC in Malaysia where he qualified as a member of the Association of Chartered Chartered Accountants and focused on providing assurance services to multinational corporations before moving to Singapore.
Data Trust Services
Specializing in data management, he assists clients in the design and delivery of data governance, data engineering, data architecture, data platforms and data migration initiatives. Since moving from Australia to Singapore 12 years ago, Ronald has spent several years on secondment in South Korea, Hong Kong and Malaysia, gaining valuable knowledge of new cultures, food, working methods and new friends.
Goods and Services Tax
Specialized in indirect taxation, helping clients from various industries to co-create solutions to indirect taxation challenges and issues. Rushan has gained international experience through his involvement in global and regional VAT projects and his secondment within the financial services practice of PwC’s Dutch organization.
International growth practice
Specializing in international growth and market entry strategy, as well as talent-led expansion in the technology and media and consumer and industrial products segments. Sidharta was part of the strategy practice at PwC in India for about a decade before moving to Singapore.
Financial Services Assurance
Specializing in financial reporting, auditing and consulting in the insurance industry, through direct insurance, reinsurance and insurance intermediaries. Yuexin gained insurance experience in the Singapore and London markets, including spending two years in London on a secondment.
Taxes and transfer prices
Specialized in aligning tax to business strategy, managing tax disputes and operationalizing transfer pricing processes and governance. Yuhui’s technical expertise is complemented by her hands-on experience as an in-house tax advisor where she gained knowledge of business operations and decision-making.