President, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants

Dr Ernest Kan is President of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants of Singapore (ISCA), and serves as Chairman of the ISCA Executive Committee. He is Chairman of the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals, the country’s tax accreditation body.

Dr Kan has represented the Institute to speak at international conferences including the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA), and regional Asean Federation of Accountants (AFA) conferences. Formerly a Board Member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), he continues to represent the Institute at IFAC’s global events. He is also a Council Member of AFA.

He is a Board Member of the Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC), under the ambit of Ministry of Finance and serves on SAC’s Development Panel of the Singapore Qualification Programme which leads to the Singapore Chartered Accountant qualification.

Dr Kan is a member of the Appeal Advisory Panel set up by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). In addition, he is a Resource Panel Member of the Government Parliamentary Committee (Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Trade & Industry).

He possesses 30 years of experience in financial audit and consultancy. Dr Kan is Head of the Deloitte Southeast Asia Global IFRS & Offerings Services group, Chief-of-Operations (Clients & Markets) at Deloitte Singapore, Board member of Deloitte Global Chinese Services Group and member of the Deloitte Singapore Management Committee.