Edmund is an experienced corporate executive, company director and business advisor. He was an Independent, Non-Executive board member and Chairman of the Audit Committee of a main-board listed company in Singapore between 2011 and 2015, and currently holds a diverse board portfolio of private companies in various industries.
First qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the UK, Edmund has led multinational assignments in audit, due diligence, and IPO exercises in the Hong Kong and Singapore firms of Deloitte; he also assumed the role as stand-in Finance Director of a Statutory Board in Singapore. Following his admission to the Deloitte Singapore partnership, he was appointed Managing Director and tasked with leading the Corporate Secretarial and Accounting & Payroll Outsourcing arm of the firm, serving local and international clients such as Bloomberg, MasterCard, McDonald’s, Singapore Formula One, and Standard Chartered Bank. Besides business development, Edmund was appointed as the Resident Manager of a Licensed Trust Company regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. In recent years, Edmund advises business owners and senior executives on fund raising for expansion and public listing in local and overseas markets. He has also overseen acquisitions, integration, de-listing, and closure of businesses.
Edmund volunteers his time to serve in a number of sporting events including the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in 2010, South East Asian Games 2015, Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore (2014-16), and OCBC Cycle (2015-16). He also volunteered for Junior Achievement, a non-profit organization, and taught classes in the areas of financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness to Primary/Elementary, Secondary/Middle/High Schools since 2011. Mentored students aged 16+ for Company of the Year competitions in Singapore, and member of the judging panel for the FedEx/JA International Trade Challenge Singapore Finals in 2015. Edmund is currently an Executive Board Member and Treasurer of a Singapore registered charity.
QUALIFICATIONS, PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS & MEMBERSHIPS
- Bachelor of Science with Honours in Accounting & Data Processing
- Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
- Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Fellow of CPA Australia
- Non-practicing Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants
- Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors
- University of Leeds Alumni, Singapore – Member since 2000