Chief Internal Auditor
Steven Lim Kok Wei joined ASB Internal Audit team on 13th July 2020 as our new Chief Internal Auditor. Steven Lim is responsible for overall internal audit functions, oversight of risk management and governance, internal operational controls, business integrity and ethics; to enhance decision-making with fully safeguarding processes and assets as ASB grows and delivers value.
Steven comes with over 25 years specialising in Internal Audit, Governance, Risk and Compliance to competently identify risks and mitigating controls based on best practices, as well as helped organisations set up and operate independent internal audit, risk management and compliance functions, develop and implement frameworks. These were his experience with Government Linked Companies, Multinational Corporations, Public and Private companies in varied industries such as education, manufacturing and trading of pharmaceuticals, fast-moving consumer goods, semiconductors, electronics, optical fibres, as well as property development, construction, telecommunication, financial institutions, and oil & gas. He owns a Degree majoring in Statistics and is a Certified Internal Audit Quality Assurance Reviewer. He is also a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
In his recent employment, Steven held the position of Head of Group Internal Audit in UEM Group where he helped decentralise the internal audit function and retained the Functional Leadership Role in the oversight, quality reviews and reporting of audit deliverables for the Group’s holding company, and for all internal audit departments that he helped set up for the Group’s subsidiary companies. In 2018, and in response to the Corporate Liability requirements of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act which was fully enforced on 1 June this year, he took on the additional role as the Head of Group Integrity & Compliance looking into the development, implementation and assessments of anti-bribery & anti-corruption programmes for the UEM Group.