Our trainers and consultants are highly qualified and have years of real-world experience and expertise in the fields of audit, fraud investigation, corporate governance, personal effectiveness, law and compliance, and technology.
Ian Ng is a experienced regional facilitator with cross-cultural training exposure. Ian has extensive experience in internal auditing, consulting, corporate governance, change management and training experiences. Having worked in financial institutions, big-4 auditing firm, SGX-listed company and GLCs, he has vast experiences in helping corporations to develop strategy to drive enterprise change initiatives or programme. Ian has trained hundreds of IT, engineering professionals, senior management, business & operational managers from ASEAN, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Europe & North America countries.
Ian had been previously engaged by several international training providers, Brunei Government and professional associations to deliver ERM, IT auditing, PMP and BCM professional certifications and other non-certification courses. He is currently engaged by professional bodies to deliver risk-based auditing, IT auditing and Lean Six-Sigma in auditing.
Currently, Ian Ng leads an AI and localisation technologies business solutions company, Translasia Group, for the Southeast Asia and East Asia markets. His primary role is to drive technological & strategic innovations, develop emerging business model and re-structure business lines via digital transformation. Ian has over 24 years of information technology project management, business process re-engineering (BPR) consulting and risk management experiences and took on senior management roles in wide-ranged industries. Ian is also the founder of a management consulting firm specialising in risk management, project management, business continuity & crisis preparedness, productivity improvement consultancy and training.
Ian was previously the head of PMO in Jurong Port, responsible for cross-functional business transformation and port extension projects. During his tenure at JP, he was appointed as Corporate Risk Manager and had successfully implemented series of management initiatives, such as enterprise risk management, business continuity management, information security, port security and safety & health initiatives.
Ian Ng is a certified Practising Management Consultant (SPRING-accredited), certified Project Management Professional (PMP), certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) and certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). He holds a Honours degree in Accounting & Finance from Lancaster University, UK and Master of Business InfoTech from Curtin University of Technology, Australia.
Rupert has 18 years of global experience across more than 30 sectors. He has deep expertise in managing frontline risks, delivering immersive training, conducting intelligence-gathering operations, investigations and managing acute crises. Before founding Ethics Insight, he spent 13 years working for Control Risks, focusing on training, investigations, incident response, and ethics & compliance advisory support. Rupert started his career in counter-terrorism and political risk analysis.
Rupert has augmented his professional experience with a Postgraduate Diploma with Merit in Behavioural Analysis and Investigative Interviewing, becoming an accredited trainer with The Emotional Intelligence Academy. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner. Rupert was also one of only 1% of employees selected for training – by an organization with more person-hours of crisis response experience than any other public or private entity globally – to respond to kidnap, threats, and extortions. He passed selection and was subsequently deployed in the crucial first 24hrs on missions across Asia.
Rupert uses this training and frontline experience – having seen what works and what doesn’t – to inform practical and effective guidance to help organizations better predict, prevent, adapt and respond to challenges. Rupert has operated in more than 40 countries. He is now based in Singapore and has lived in Asia for over 9 years, after working across Europe for a decade. Examples of Rupert’s recent experience and credentials include:
Arthur Khong is a highly sought after trainer for workshops in Singapore employment laws and industrial relations. Arthur has been an active workshop leader since 2007.
Arthur first embarked on his career in human resource management with Western Digital in 1993. To-date, he has held several senior Human Resource positions including: General Manager, Human Resources - Keppel Energy Pte Ltd Group Regional Vice President - Yeo Hiap Seng Ltd Director of Human Resource - Far East Organization, Hotel Group Director of Human Resource - Goodwood Park Hotel. Aurtur Khong left his last job with Keppel Energy in June 2013 to start the HR Law Academy where he conduct training and provide consultancy in Singapore employment laws and industrial relations legislation and practices.
In his 22 years’ career span in human resource management, Arthur has held regional human resource responsibilities for overseas subsidiaries in Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Brazil and the USA. He is also experienced in industrial relations management as all the companies that he has worked for are unionised companies, some even with multiple unions. Prior to embarking on his human resource management career, Arthur was with the Singapore Police Force as a Senior Police Officer.
Arthur is an Adjunct Faculty with the Singapore University of Social Sciences (formerly known as SIM University). He started his lecture stint at SIM University in 2009. He lectures on the following modules:- Employment Laws and Legal Issues; Employment and Industrial Relations; and Human Resource Management.
Arthur is the author of the ‘Human Resource Practitioners’ Guide to Employment Laws (Fourth edition, 2017’, ‘Human Resource Practioners Guide to Industrial Relations (1st edition, 2015)’, and Human Resource Practitioners Guide in Drafting Employment Contract, and HR Policies and Procedures (1st edition, 2017). These guidebooks seek to outline the employment laws and industrial relations in Singapore in simple language to give HR Practitioners a better understanding of the rights and obligations of both the employer and the employee.
Arthur possesses the following academic qualifications:
David Chang is a master trainer in commercial laws with 22 years experience in conducting workshops and legal training on wide range of law subjects. David Chang's area of expertise include Law of Contract, Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property, Marketing & Advertising Laws, Equity Trust, Employment Law, Hospitality Laws,, amongst others.
David Chang has a strong academic background and an experienced training professional with a Master of Laws (LLM). David is an Adjunct lecturer for various UK and Australia Universities and currently teaching for Murdoch University, Birmingham City University and the University of London International Programmes. David Chang is also part of the international law faculty that teaches at SPEED, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. David has also been appointed as Subject Matter Expert by Kaplan for Law.
David is based in Singapore and sits as an Executive Director for several companies where he provides general legal consultancy and oversight. As Principal Trainer of Harvest Consultants Pte Ltd, he has trained and taught thousands of trainees and professionals on various legal training programmes.
Jeffrey Ang has extensive experience in training, conducting interviews and investigations. He was with the Singapore Police, Commercial Affairs Department and CID for 27 years investigating many fraud cases and dealing with major syndicates. He received a letter of appreciation from the recording industry (IFPI) in 1997 for leading a successful operation against a major fraud syndicate. Because of his vast experience he was selected to be the Training Officer for CID in April 1998. There he developed the Interview Techniques Course and became the pioneer instructor in the Course conducted by CID for all Police Investigators. He also played a major role in the setting up of the new School of Criminal Investigation for CID in 2001 and the development of the various Investigation courses until his retirement in Sep 2002. During that time he was presented with two Commendations and two Director CID Awards.
He has conducted many In-house Interview and Investigation courses for public and private organizations like the Commercial Affairs Department, Singapore and Malaysian Customs, Prisons, Ministry of Education, School clusters, Council for Private Education, BCA, IRAS, HSA, NEA, MINDEF, MTI, MOE, SGX, M1, CISCO, Prudential, Great Eastern Life, AIA and NTUC Income insurers, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, Comfort Delgro, OCBC Bank, Mandarin and Orchard Hotel groups, Hilton Hotel group in Malaysia, Police Integrity Commission in Maldives, Fraud Investigation course for Ministry of Finance Afghanistan in Dubai, Fortune 500 Company Flextronics regional auditors in China where he received a Testimonial for providing an excellent program and many more.
He was the Head of Loss Prevention for Sentosa Island for 5 years overseeing the prosecution, enforcement, security and investigation functions with about 100 staff under him. In recognition for his outstanding performance, he received a Commendation from the Singapore Police Force for the year 2006.
He currently conducts training and consutancy globally. He is a practitioner trainer and licensed private investigator providing integrity interview for job applicants, staff interrogation and investigation services using the same techniques provided in his training. After he completed his first book on conducting Investigative interviews for distribution only in his course with overwhelming response, he decided to write his second book on conducting a non-confrontational interrogation. He wrote his third and final book Investigation 101 on conducting fraud and misconduct investigation because of overwhelming requests for such training and the increasing dishonest society we live in.
Kent Hoh is a prolific trainer in audit, fraud investigation, corporate governance, personal effectiveness, blockchain technology and big data. He has over 20 years’ experience in leading internal audit and forensic investigation functions of MNC in the region and globally. Kent Hoh has also spearheaded several roles in financial management, compliance and corporate governance of technology company. Kent has conducted numerous audit and investigation projects in Americas, Asia and Europe including Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, India, Pakistan, China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Hungary, Poland, Italy, Germany, USA, etc. Some of these projects involved hundreds of million dollars fraud scheme and syndicated crimes.
Kent holds a master’s degree in business Admin (MBA), Graduate Diploma in Business, Bachelor of Law (Hons), and a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons). Kent Hoh is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). He possesses the qualifications of the UK Chartered Secretary and Administrator (ICSA), Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) and Certified Bitcoin Expert (CBIE).
Kent Hoh has been an active trainer for large corporations, SME and non-profit-organizations such as Institute of Internal Audit (IIA) Singapore, IIA Malaysia, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, Malaysia Institute of Accountants, China IIA, China Enterprise Anti-fraud Alliance, Enterprise Financial Management Association of China. Kent Hoh is also an adjunct lecturer for universities and college in Singapore, Shanghai, Nanjing and Hangzhou, China. As an enthusiast in cryptocurrency and a bitcoin mining farm investor, Kent researched heavily into this revolutionized Blockchain technology. He teaches fundamental blockchain and cryptocurrency at various institutions in China.
Currently, Kent Hoh serves as the Vice President of Internal Audit in an SGX listed company. As a strong believer that knowledge sharing create synergy, Kent is very passionate in sharing his experience. He capitalizes his free time conducting training classes and workshops.
Trained as a lawyer, Norainni graduated from NUS Law School in 1987and was called to the Singapore Bar in 1988. Her passion lay in publishing and she entered the world of legal, regulatory and tax publishing thereafter. There, she helped developed strategic and persuasive content across the Southeast Asian geographies for close to three decades, and were responsible for the most iconic of legal publications that had been produced for the legal market in Malaysia and Singapore. During that period, she also trained countless numbers of editors, commissioning editors and sub-editors in legal research, legal writing and contract negotiations.
A content development person by nature, Norainni champions the clear and direct writing style, devoid of jargon. Such an aptitude is needed if one wish to draft policies and procedures that everyone can understand and comply with. Apart from her legal qualifications, Norainni holds the Advanced Certificate in Training & Assessment, the Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education, is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Asia. Norainni currently consults for and trains organisations in personal data protection (privacy) laws and cybersecurity laws; sh
FCA (UK), CA (S’pore), CIA, MBA, BSc(Hons), MSID
Chris Ong is currently a Principal Management Consultant. Chris has over 30 years professional as well as commercial experience. He started with external auditing in the manufacturing and financial services sectors with an international accounting firm in London. Upon qualifying as a chartered accountant, Chris returned to Singapore and worked in international tax planning and compliance with an oil and gas conglomerate. Chris went on to head major internal audit divisions in diverse industries including media and entertainment; real estate and hospitality; banking and financial services, supply chain management, shipping and natural resources. Chris was the managing partner for enterprise risk services at a big four firm in Beijing and chaired the risk management committee for Northern China for three years. Due to the international exposure, Chris has benefitted and gained good experience in governance, risk and compliance fields. Over the years, Chris has advised a number of companies in China, Indonesia, Singapore, and the UK.
Academically, Chris has a B.Sc (honours) in Accounting and Information Technology from Leeds University and an MBA from the University of Dubuque. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (England & Wales); Chartered Accountant (Singapore); and a Certified Internal Auditor. He has been invited to speak at regional forums and conferences. Chris has been interviewed by leading publications in Singapore and China. Chris is passionate about sharing his experiences in both speaking and training and hopes very much to contribute to the community and help coach the future professional leaders.