Singapore

Dennis Lee
Partner, Business Consulting

Biography

Dennis is a partner in the firm’s Business Consulting division with extensive external and internal audit as well as risk management experience. He is actively involved in providing corporate governance, internal audit and enterprise risk management services to Singapore listed companies, fund management companies, family-managed businesses and statutory boards across a wide array of sectors, including financial services, real estate and construction, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation and logistics, retail and social services.

Dennis works closely with boards, and audit and risk committees, as well as senior management in the planning and delivery of internal audit, control self-assessment and enterprise-wide risk management deliverables. He assists numerous listed companies in compliance with the enhanced SGX Listing Rules and to address risk governance requirements specified in the Code of Corporate Governance. In addition, Dennis facilitates board and management discussions on risk strategies that have paved the way for development of risk management frameworks and the implementation of risk management programmes.

As Deputy Industry Lead of the Financial Services team, Dennis assists fund managers in compliance with specific sections of the Securities and Futures Act. He also works with their risk management teams to develop and conduct internal audits, as well as implement frameworks to manage and address fund management-related operational, market and financial risks. He also helps many regulated entities to review and enhance their compliance practices and provides compliance advisory services to licensed fund managers.

Dennis actively leads numerous projects to evaluate risk and provide strategic advisory for real estate and construction businesses, helping them to achieve growth and implement expansion plans successfully.

An active speaker on the public circuit, Dennis has been involved in numerous seminars organised by the Singapore Institute of Directors, Securities Investors Association (Singapore), financial institutions and business associations that cover topics such as strategic management, business resilience, internal controls and risk governance. He is also a regular speaker at public seminars on governance and responsible risk management organised by Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, National Council of Social Service and the Charities Unit.

Qualifications

  • Chartered Accountant of Singapore
  • Certified Public Accountant, Australia
  • Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics, The University of Queensland, Australia

Professional memberships

  • Member, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants
  • Member, CPA Australia
  • Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)