Profile of Management

Jason Sia

Managing Partner of Nexia SSY and oversees the audit and tax services

Jason started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers (formerly Coopers & Lybrand) and has over 23 years of audit and tax experience of companies in various industries including manufacturing, trading, consumer products, services, construction and property development. He was also involved in public sector audits, initial public offerings, due diligence audits, profits and cash flows projections, insolvency, share valuation, tax advisory and planning, tax audits and investigations, transfer pricing and real property gains tax.

He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia. He is registered with the Audit Oversight Board of Malaysia to audit public interest entities, and the Labuan Financial Services Authority to audit companies incorporated in Labuan, Malaysia. He is also licensed tax agent under Section 153 of the Income Tax Act 1967 and Section 170 of the Goods and Services Tax Act 2014.

Jason represented the ACCA Public Practice Committee from 2010 to 2014, and the MIA audit practice committee from 2010 to 2012, and presently serves in the Asia Pacific Board of Nexia International.

  • Contact Details:
  • Email: jasonsia@nexiassy.com
  • Gary Yong

    Senior Partner of Nexia SSY and oversees corporate advisory and insolvency services. Technical partner for tax, corporate and audit compliance services

    Gary has been in practice for more than 40 years providing comprehensive audit, tax and insolvency services to clients ranging from small and medium private companies to public listed companies. He acted as Group Chair of Vistage (formerly TEC), an international network of CEOs and Company Presidents, headquartered in San Diego (USA) with licences globally.

    A member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, he has been a Council Member since 2010. Gary is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

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  • Email: garyyong@nexiassy.com
  • KJ Singam

    Senior Partner

    Singam has been in practice for more than 40 years and oversees the Corporate Management Services including insolvencies, mergers and restructuring and is also the review partner for Government statutory bodies audit. He was involved in corporate management training programmes organised by the Companies Commission of Malaysia. He has been appointed to the Board of Directors of several public listed companies.

    Singam is a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

    He also received his Bachelor of Law from University of London and holds a Certificate of Legal Practice, Malaysia.

  • Contact Details:
  • Email: kjsingam@nexiassy.com
  • Michelle Yong

    Partner

    Michelle has been in the accountancy profession, for more than 18 years of which 5 years was with an international accounting firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers. She graduated as Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Accounting (UK). She is experienced in the audit of companies representing a major cross-section of the various industries and sectors. She was also involved in Initial Public Offerings exercises, Due Diligence reviews and, Securities Commission - appointed investigative audits.

    She is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia. She sits in the Public Practice Committee of the ACCA since 2015.

  • Contact Details:
  • Email: michelleyong@nexiassy.com
  • Cheong Tze Yuan, Kenji

    Partner

    Kenji has over 16 years of professional experience handling statutory audit and audit related assignments in Malaysia and abroad (Singapore, Hong Kong and China). He has also been involved in a number of local and overseas Initial Public Offerings, due diligence and investigative audits.

    He has worked with medium and large privately owned and public listed companies in a wide range of industries including construction, property development, manufacturing and trading, restaurant chain operations and food production, as well as charitable organisations, digital technology and IT companies.

    Kenji is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

  • Contact Details:
  • Email: kenjicheong@nexiassy.com
  • Chong Tuck Wai

    Partner

    Tuck Wai has over 15 years of professional experience handling statutory audits of industries ranging from construction, property development, manufacturing, brewery, telecommunication, charitable organisations, education, IT and trading in Malaysia and company listed in AIM London.

    He has also been involved in a number of Initial Public Offerings (IPO), Reverse Takeovers (RTO), Due Diligences, Bonds Issuances, Investigative Audits of public listed companies and overseas assignments.

    Tuck Wai is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

  • Contact Details:
  • Email: chongtuckwai@nexiassy.com
  • Bavany Chellappan

    Partner

    Bavany has over 18 years of professional experience in the audit of companies in various industries including manufacturing, trading, consumer products, services, construction and property development.

    Bavany graduated from the University of Malaya with a degree in Accounting. She is a fellow member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

  • Contact Details:
  • Email: bavany@nexiassy.com
  • Karen Sia

    Director

    Karen has been in the accountancy profession, for more than 18 years of which 5 years was with an international accounting firm, Ernst & Young. She is experienced in the audit of companies representing a major cross-section of the various industries and sectors.

    She is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

  • Contact Details:
  • Email: karensia@nexiassy.com