44th Annual General Meeting
IIA Singapore 44th Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held virtually on Thursday, 24 September 2020 at 6.30pm. In light of the Singapore government’s safe-distancing measures to reduce the risk of community spread of Covid-19, over 50 members attended the AGM by observing and listening to the proceedings of the meeting by electronic means.
During the AGM, IIA Singapore President Koh Chin Beng provided an update of the Institute’s performance and the initiatives that were put in place to support members to stay relevant during the Covid-19 crisis. He also outlined key areas that the Institute would be focusing in FY20/21 namely, grow membership base, engage young internal auditors and foster a career in internal audit.
The AGM also saw the re-election of five current members to the IIA Singapore Board of Governors. They are Vincent Cheang, Director of Internal Audit, GIC; Goh Chin Yee, Executive Vice President & Head Group Audit, OCBC Bank; Debbie Goh, Senior Vice President, Group Internal Audit, Fraser & Neave Group; Jonathan Ho, Partner, Governance and Risk Services, KPMG Singapore and Nicodemus Tan, Partner, Governance and Risk, Baker Tilly.
Two new Governors, Koh Wei Chern, Associate Professor, Singapore University of Social Sciences and Norman Kuik, Vice President, Head of Corporate Audit, Singapore Economic Development Board, were also elected.
The 16-member Board of Governors to lead the Institute for FY20/21 is:
|President||Koh Chin Beng|
|Vice President||Goh Chin Yee|
|Vice President||Tan Suan Ee|
|Governor||Koh Wei Chern|
|Immediate Past President||Tan Boon Yen|
In his closing address, Mr Koh said “The Covid-19 crisis provides an opportunity for internal auditors to find ways to contribute, learn and grow. IIA Singapore is committed to journeying with you, as your professional development partner, to emerge stronger together. There certainly is much to be done. But with focus, resilience and members’ support, we can make great strides ahead.”