Derek Lee has over 28 years of experiences in strategic management, ERM, corporate governance, business continuity, business process enhancement, both ‘Pre & Post – IPO’ internal control advisory, and strategic internal audit.

His experience includes engaged cross-functional teams in finance and accounting, sales and marketing, procurement, warehousing and distribution, inventory, logistics, production, MIS/IT, orders processing, contracts, project implementation and human resources.

Derek has led and completed advisory assignments for more than 100 organisations operating in various industries such as infrastructure projects; trading; technology; financial institution, manufacturing (various industrial and consumer products); oil & gas; automotive; OSV; power & energy; property development; construction and  leisure & hospitality.

He has led and successfully completed many strategic, risk and controls advisory assignments in Malaysia, China, Singapore, Taiwan, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar for large private and public listed companies. Derek is also certified by the Institute of Internal Auditors Inc (USA) as an External Quality Assessor of Internal Audit Functions. Derek has been involved in training Board and senior level management (via public conferences, seminars & in-house Directors training programme) on risk management, internal controls and corporate governance subjects.

Derek has assisted many business owners and corporate leaders in elevating their organisational capabilities in the aspects of strategic management, risk & opportunity identification; and business resilience building. Derek has helped many organisations to sharpen their risk responding strategy and elevated their knowledge of strategic execution.

Prior to his current appointment with Tricor Axcelasia, he served at KPMG, Arthur Andersen, public listed companies and multi-national corporations (MNC) in Malaysia and United Kingdom. Derek is passionate to help organisations see the unseen risks & challenges followed by sharing of practical & comprehensive solutions with them.

Focus:

  • Governance & Compliance
  • Internal Control Assessment
  • Pre IPO GRC Assessment
  • Strategic & Risk Advisory
  • Business Continuity Management

Education & Professional Memberships:

  1. CIA (USA) – Certified Internal Auditor
  2. CRMA (USA) – Certification in Risk Management Assurance
  3. CBCI (UK) – Certification in Business Continuity Management from the BCI (UK)
  4. CA (M) – Chartered Accountant, Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
  5. CPA (M) – Certified Public Accountant, Member of the MICPA
  6. CMIIA – Chartered Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia

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