Board Of Directors
DR. VOON YUEN HOONG
Independent Non-Executive Director
Dr. Voon Yuen Hoong, Malaysian aged 43, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 31 March 2022. On 19 May 2022, she was appointed as the Chairperson of Audit Committee, and a member of Nomination Committee and Risk Management Committee.
Dr. Voon holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Management Accounting from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, a Master of Business Administration (“MBA”) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and a Doctor of Philosophy (“PhD”) in Taxation from Universiti Malaya. She is a Fellow Member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ("ACCA”), a Member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants ("MIA”), a Member of Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (“CTIM”) and a Member of Financial Planning Association of Malaysia ("FPAM”). Moreover, she is a Licensed Tax Agent under Section 153 of the Income Tax Act 1967, and has served as a Chief Examiner of the CTIM Examination Committee since 2019.
Dr. Voon has more than 20 years of combined experience in the fields of accounting, auditing, and taxation. She began her career as an audit and tax assistant at a local accounting firm in 2003. Upon completing her MBA and earning her professional qualification from ACCA, she joined an international accounting firm as a tax supervisor and was promoted to the position of Assistant Manager from 2007 to 2010. Subsequently, she joined Crowe Malaysia as a Tax Manager in 2010.
Dr. Voon is currently a Tax Partner at Crowe Malaysia and leads the firm’s tax compliance practice, which serves clients ranging from small and medium-sized enterprises to publicly-listed companies as well as multinational corporations. Besides tax compliance engagements, she also engages in tax audits and investigations, as well as tax advisory services. Being a subject matter expert, she has served as an expert witness in a number of court proceedings. She is also a frequent speaker at chambers of commerce and universities.
Dr. Voon does not have any family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder, nor any conflict of interest with the Company. She has no convictions for any offences (other than traffic offences, if any) over the past 10 years.