Melissa has over 18 years of professional and commercial experience that includes internal audit, risk management, business process re-engineering, operational risk and control review, investment review and corporate governance advisory.
She has served a wide range of public listed and multi-national clients operating in varied industries including construction, oil and gas, property development, aviation, glove manufacturering, non-government organisation (“NGO”), hotel, leisure & tourism, general insurance, information technology, timber extraction, government linked venture capital / private equity, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, healthcare, integrated chips design house, bio-technology and stem cell preservation.
Melissa has executed over 20 internal control assessment of companies seeking Initial Public Offering on Bursa Malaysia and also conducted reviews and assessments on the state of corporate governance compliance for public companies listed on Bursa Malaysia. In those engagement, she has provided practicable solutions towards achieving compliance with the Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance.
She has led a number of investigation engagements and presented investigation reports to Board Audit Committee. Melissa has also been involved in providing briefing on corporate liability to various Board of Directors of listed companies.
Melissa has conducted business process re-engineering of investment processes within a government linked venture capital firm. Subsequent to the re-engineering the business processes, she also assisted the firm in the evaluation of major investments in new business. She also developed Standard Operating Procedures for a company specialising in timber extraction and wood processing.
She has formulated Discretionary Authority Limits for public listed companies operating in the hotel, leisure & tourism Industry. She has led Quality Assurance Review on the Internal Audit Functions for banks and public listed companies.