Senior Director of Corporate Governance
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Gillian is the Senior Director of Corporate Governance at the Iclif Executive Education Center at Asia School of Business. She heads the team that is responsible for the running of a host of corporate governance programs including the Financial Institutions Directors’ Education (FIDE) program, the Mandatory Accreditation Program (MAP), the Money Services Business Directors’ Education Program (MDEP) and the Shariah Leaders Education Program for shariah committee members of Islamic financial institutions. Gillian is the Lead Faculty for MDEP. She also teaches in the Pathway to a Governance Practitioner Program (namely, the Risk Management module) and other custom-built programs.
Prior to that, she held positions at Bank Negara Malaysia and the Prudential Financial Policy Department where her area of work included improving the level of Corporate Governance in the financial sector. She also has more than 15 years of experience in the area of statutory and internal auditing, forensic investigations and setting up enterprise risk management systems for various public listed companies.
Gillian was recently appointed to the National Mirror Committee (Governance of Organizations Committee) and leads the Secretariat for the National Special Committee on Corporate Governance under the ambit of the Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC).
Gillian holds a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Accounting and Business Administration from the Strathclyde Business School in Glasgow where she was awarded a Best in Class Scholarship. She also completed her Certified Public Accounting (MICPA) exams and was a PWC Silver medallist in Management Information Systems. Gillian was awarded the FT Non-Executive Director Program (Level 7) Diploma in November 2017.