Senior Director & Deputy Industry Lead - Not-for-Profit Practice
Sovann advises and conducts training for boards on effective board oversight, corporate governance, listing rules, enterprise risk management, climate-related disclosure and sustainability reporting, charity governance and regulations, and family business governance and succession planning.
He has many years of experience serving as both executive director and independent director of listed companies. His board experience includes service as non-executive chairman, lead independent director, chairman of audit and risk committee, chairman of remuneration committee, and member of nominating committee. He is also chairman of the audit committee and member of the risk oversight committee of two banks, and board member and audit committee chairman of a large charity.
Sovann was the Executive Director of the Singapore Institute of Directors where he also sat on the Organising Committee of the Singapore Corporate Awards, and co-managed the Best Managed Board Award for Singapore-listed companies.
Outside the Firm, Sovann teaches at the Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), Social Service Institute, and Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA). In addition, he has written multiple articles on corporate governance, internal control and risk management, effective corporate oversight, and sustainability reporting.
QUALIFICATIONS & PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
- Member, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)
- Member, CPA Canada
- Member, Singapore Institute of Directors (SID)
- Bachelor of Administration (Great Distinction), University of Regina, Canada