Edward Chen joined the Group as Chief Financial Officer on 1 September 2014.
He is responsible for the formation and execution of the Group’s financial strategies and planning, treasury and foreign exchange management, tax planning, risk management and internal controls. He is also responsible for the Group’s financial reporting.
Prior to joining the Group, he served as the Head of Finance and Internal audit with a Malaysian upstream oil and gas company in the exploration and Production sector and the provision of FPSO/FSO solutions. Prior to that, he was the Vice President, Finance & Investment for a Singapore environmental engineering company offering niche environmental waste management technologies, engineering and management solutions. His career background includes the position of management consultant with a global accounting firm and director with a North American investment bank.
Edward Chen holds two degrees in Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Finance from the University of New South Wales, Australia. He is a Fellow of CPA Australia (FCPA) and a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.