Melissa has over 15 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 property development, construction, aviation, glove manufacturers, non-government organisation (“NGO”), hotel, leisure & tourism, general insurance, information technology, timber extraction, oil and gas, government linked venture capital / private equity, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, healthcare, integrated chips design house, bio-technology and stem cell preservation.
Melissa is responsible for the internal audit of Eastern & Oriental Berhad (EOB) and has vast experience from her many years of managing the internal audit of EOB and various other property development companies.
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 executed internal control reviews and assessments of many companies seeking Initial Public Offering on Bursa Malaysia. She has led a business process re-engineering of investment processes within a government linked venture capital firm and subsequently assisted the firm in the evaluation of major investments in new businesses.
She has formulated Discretionary Authority Limits for public listed companies operating in the hotel, leisure & tourism Industry. Melissa has also developed Standard Operating Procedures for a company specialising in timber extraction and wood processing.
Melissa led 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.