- May 22, 2017
Giang Sovann is the Founder and CEO of Corporate Governance Academy and a Member of the Complaints & Disciplinary Panel, the Public Accountants Oversight Committee, Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA), and Singapore. He is also a Director of a company listed on the Singapore Exchange.
Mr. Giang was the Executive Director of the Singapore Institute of Directors where he also sat on the Organizing Committee of the Singapore Corporate Awards and co-managed the Best Managed Board Award for Singapore listed companies. He is an instructor on the subjects of Director’s Duties & Responsibilities, Singapore Exchange Listing Manual and Code of Corporate Governance. He has written many articles on the subject of independent director, internal control and audit, and had served as lead independent director, chairman of audit committee, chairman of board risk committee, member of nominating committee and remuneration committee of listed company.
Mr. Giang graduated with a Bachelor of Administration degree with Great Distinction from University of Regina, Canada, and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is also a Chartered Accountant, Singapore and member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.
Mr. Giang has over 30 years of business and financial management experience in many industries & products including aerospace, Oil & Gas, petrochemical, power generation, cement, coal, computer, CPO, flexible packaging, fresh fruits, real estate, sports facility and F&B, timber, telecommunication, etc. He started his career as a public accountant in Canada and had extensive audit & tax practice experience with a big-4 firm in both Canada and Singapore. After leaving public accounting practice, he served as senior executives of MNC Company, regional conglomerate and Singapore listed companies.