HLB Atrede LLP

Our Key Personnel

Our Partners and Directors have well over a decade of experience and hail from a diversified professional background. With this diversity, we are able to understand all our clients’ needs fully, from the humble start-up entrepreneur to the larger emerging businesses.

Andrew Tan, Managing Partner

Andrew is the Managing Partner of the HLB Atrede LLP and has overall responsibilities for the operation of the the firm. He is also involved in the planning and design of the quality controls of the firm to ensure that the staffs understand the overall objectives of the firm and carry out the engagements with due care.

Andrew has been working in the public accounting practice since 1998 and has more than 20 years of experience. He has been involved in extensive practical experience in handling major audit assignments of private and public companies including work in various industries.

Before his entry into the public accounting field, Andrew was a Senior Finance Manager in Shimano Singapore. In his 13 years there, he played a major role in implementing the various computerized system such as costing and accounting system for the Company and its subsidiaries in Malaysia, Indonesia and China. He was also responsible for the strategic financial planning function of the group of companies in South East Asia.

T : +65 6323 1928
E: andrew@hlbatrede.com

Angela Lee, Partner

Ms Angela Lee is a fellow member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (U.K) and also a Practising Member, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. She was admitted as a partner of the firm in 2008. She has behind her almost 11 years of experience. Her specialties include assurance (audit) service, corporate financial work, due diligence, forensic investigation, review of internal control systems and internal audit reviews of companies.

As a Partner, she oversees and manages a diversified portfolio of clients from sectors such as construction, manufacturing, property developers, trading, schools, investment holding, and retail. Apart from the client aspect, she is also responsible in establishing and maintaining the firm’s system of quality controls with policies and procedures designed to promote an internal culture recognising that quality is essential in performing engagements. She scrutinizes the recruitment processes and procedures to select individuals of integrity who have the capacity to develop the competence and capabilities necessary to perform the work competently. To promote and uphold the standard of the audit across the local industry practice, she also assisted in carrying out the “cold review” for fellow practitioner.

D: +65 6589 0303
E : angela@hlbatrede.com

Braven Tan, Partner

Braven is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore and a Practising Member, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in United Kingdom and a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

Braven possesses more than 16 years of audit and financial advisory experience. He has extensive accounting and audit experience with professional accounting firms such as Ernst & Young and KPMG where he was responsible for a portfolio of audit clients ranging from public listed companies to multinational companies and privately held companies. In addition, he had more than 6 years of management experience in operations, finance and accounting with commercial organisations. He was a Chief Financial Officer of company listed in Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX). Braven was also an Independent Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chairman of a Singapore company with manufacturing plants based in China listed in Bursa Malaysia.

Braven is proficient in English and Mandarin. He specialises in assisting companies based in China that seek listings on various stock exchanges including,but not limited to, the Singapore Exchange, Stock Exchange of Hong Kong and Bursa Malaysia.

D : +65 6589 0302
E: braven@hlbatrede.com

Monica Yong, Partner

Monica has more than 20 years of industry experience and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore. She oversees and manages a diverse portfolio of clients from the trading, healthcare retail, investment, property management, manufacturing and services industries.

Prior to joining HLB Atrede LLP, she was the Deputy Director of the Practice Monitoring Department at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Singapore (ISCA). She assisted to direct and oversee the inspection team and works closely with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA). She was also instrumental to the development of the Quality Assurance Framework and rolling out the key initiatives in ISCA to raise audit quality for the auditing profession in Singapore.

Prior to her appointment in ISCA, she joined Ernst & Young upon graduation from the Nanyang Technological University and gained vast audit experience in various industries, including airlines, healthcare, retail, property management, manufacturing, etc. She obtained her practising licence in 1999 and joined a local audit firm as an audit and tax partner. Monica retired from her audit practice and joined a healthcare group of companies with offices in Singapore, China, Hong Kong and Malaysia as the group Chief Financial Officer.

Monica is a trainer in ISCA’s continuing professional education programme and speaks in professional conferences on topics related to practice monitoring and audit quality.

D : +65 6589 0304
E: monica@hlbatrede.com

 

John Chung, Director

John has over 20 years of experience in various industries includes a diversified portfolio of companies in the manufacturing, trading, construction and engineering, oil and gas as well as the services sectors including educational institutions.

He also plays a key role in training and maintaining the technical expertise of the firm. He conducts in-house training and technical updates workshops on Singapore Standards on Auditing, Financial Reporting Standards in Singapore to improve and maintain our audit quality control.

His specialties include tax, assurance (audit) service, corporate financial work, due diligence and internal audit reviews of companies.

D +65 6589 0307
E : john@hlbatrede.com