Mr. Ranjit Singh is the Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Axcelasia Inc. He has a special focus on ERM, internal audit, forensic accounting and transformation services. He has 30 years’ experience in these fields through his assignments and appointments in Malaysia and the USA. Ranjit was a partner of one of the “big four” international accounting firms, where he pioneered the ERM, internal audit and forensic practices.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of Global Institute of Internal Auditors (“IIA”). Ranjit was a member of the Global IIA Audit Committee, IIA’s International Internal Audit Standards Board and President of Asian Confederation of Institute of Internal Auditors (ACIIA). He is also a Board member and Past President of the IIA Malaysia.
He has led and completed ERM, internal audit and forensic accounting projects at more than 150 companies (PLCs, GLCs & MNCs) covering various industries. Ranjit has appeared on TV and Radio shows including Biz talk (Astro Awani) and live on BFM’s breakfast grille programmes on the subjects of internal audit, risk and governance.
He was selected as the Chairman for the Panel of Judges for Risk Manager of the Year 2010 Award. He was also invited to be an Adjudicator for the NACRA awards for the past 5 years. Ranjit also led one-day workshops for Bursa Malaysia Berhad on risk management and internal controls in 2013 to 2015. Ranjit is also an experienced fraud examiner and an experienced Internal Quality Assessor.
This mix of experience and certifications provides Ranjit with a unique ability to give advice on risk management, re-engineering internal audit functions and board level internal audit strategy. He has a truly international perspective of best practices as he has completed assignments in more than 30 countries, including Australia, Philippines, Panama, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Vietnam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Thailand, Iran, India, China, Solomon Islands, Morocco, Fiji, Syria, Jordan, Djibouti, Mongolia, Kenya, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Sudan.
Ranjit has appeared on TV and Radio shows including Biz talk (Astro Awani) and live on BFM’s breakfast grille programmes on the subjects of internal audit, risk and governance.