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Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) – Changes to Board Members

13 Mar 2017

The Minister for Finance has appointed three new members to the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) Board. He has also re-appointed three members to the Board. The appointments will take effect from 1 April 2017.


2.         The three new board members are:


·         Ms Ameera Ashraf

Partner and Head of Competition & Regulatory Practice

WongPartnership LLP


·         Mr Lee Wai Fai

Group Chief Financial Officer

United Overseas Bank Ltd


·         Mr Ong Khiaw Hong

Chief Executive – Designate (Chief Executive wef 1 April 2017)

Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority Board


A brief write-up of the new board members is at Annex A.


3.         The re-appointed board members are:


·         Mr Ho Meng Kit

Chief Executive Officer

Singapore Business Federation


·         Mr Lee Boon Ngiap

Assistant Managing Director, Capital Markets Group

Monetary Authority of Singapore


·         Professor Tan Cheng Han

Professor of Law, Faculty of Law

National University of Singapore




4.         The Ministry of Finance and the ACRA Board welcome the new board members and would also like to express our appreciation to the retiring members, Professor Ho Yew Kee, Mr Kenneth Yap and Mr Yap Chee Keong, whose current term ends on 31 March 2017, for their invaluable contributions to the Board.


5.         The ACRA Board composition with effect from 1 April 2017 is at Annex B.

Annexes.pdf (icon_pdf289 KB)