Mr Hans Koopmans
Co-Chairman of ISCA COVID-19 Working Group; Chairman, ISCA Auditing and Assurance Standards Committee; Audit Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Hans is currently an audit partner with PwC Singapore. He has more than 30 years of experience with the firm in The Netherlands, New Zealand, Indonesia and Singapore. Hans has been involved with some of the largest and most complex audit and consulting engagements of the firm across different industries.
Within PwC, Hans is also responsible for the Assurance Standards & Technology group in Singapore. In this role, he is heavily involved with the roll-out of Assurance Standards, related policies and guidance and associated audit technology tools across the firm.
Hans chairs ISCA’s Auditing & Assurance Standards Committee. He also co-chairs ISCA’s Covid-19 Working Group, which is tasked with providing audit and accounting professionals in Singapore with up to date technical guidance on the implications of Covid-19.
Ms Lim Ju May
Deputy Director, Technical Division, ISCA
Ju May heads ISCA’s Technical Division, which provides technical support in areas of financial reporting, ethics, audit, sustainability and specialised industries; and communicates insights and views to ISCA’s members and the wider accountancy community.
Through various technical committees that comprise representatives from various stakeholders in the corporate reporting eco-system, TECHNICAL hears issues from the ground and conceives initiatives to promote and enhance quality, consistency and best practices to uphold technical excellence. FRG 1 on best practices when engaging valuers for Real Property Valuation for Financial Reporting, FRG 2 on Accounting for Cryptoassets from a Holder’s Perspective, FRBs 5 & 6 on COVID-19 government relief measures, COVID-19 Technical FAQs, IFRS Convergence 2018 Implementation Roadmap, and Revenue Recognition for Sale of Uncompleted Residential Properties in Singapore are some of the publications issued by TECHNICAL.
Ju May is the author of ISCA’s Micro Accounting Model (MAM), a self-contained framework to assist businesses take the first but important step in preparing reliable financial information. She also authored other ISCA publications such as Sustainability Reporting Implementation Roadmap, CFOs for Sustainability Reporting Roundtable Report, Leases Roadmap, Technical Bites, and various others.
Before joining ISCA, Ju May was an auditor with firms such as PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young. She holds a Bachelor in Economics, Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Mr Terence Lam
Senior Manager, Technical Division, ISCA
Terence is a Senior Manager in ISCA’s Technical Division.
As a technical staff in ISCA’s Technical Division, he provides technical support in the areas of audit and sustainability; and communicates insights and views to our members and the wider accountancy community.
His key role in ISCA is to manage the due process in issuance of Singapore’s auditing and assurance standards, issue technical guidance to aid the profession; provide technical advice to members; provide ISCA’s views to international standard-setting bodies and regulatory agencies; organise outreach activities to the profession as well as play the role as Secretariat to several ISCA Committees including the Auditing and Assurance Standards Committee.
Prior to joining ISCA, Terence had more than 10 years of audit experience with big 4 firms in Singapore and Malaysia.