APAC FP&A Council
FP&A Lead for APAC
National Instruments, Singapore
"I believe in the collective exchange of ideas, that none of us is as smart as all of us, even if it means agreeing to disagree or managing discourse in the process. Being able to interact regularly on FP&A issues or macro environment factors that have an impact on the profession, helps challenge my thoughts." Read more.
Global Director, Data & Analytics
Cabot Microelectronics (CMC), Singapore
Global Finance Controller
DT One, Singapore
PT Controller & Reporting, Analysis Lead
"The finance team must know what the goals of the business are, and what data is used from various parts of the organization to support its objectives. Finance professionals must play the digital integrator role rather than the data integrator role." Read more.
VP Finance GEM & Interim Commercial Leader North Asia
Senior Finance Director, FP&A COE, APAC
Johnson & Johnson, Singapore
"We have to think about what the future trends are, which are happening, and where the function is going to be heading. How are we going to enable and deepen some of the problem-solving skills in our teams. What are we seeing from an FP&A point of view?" Read more.
Danny Shiu, FPAC, CTP, MOS
"While technology gives us access to more data, the spreadsheet is still an important platform for financial modeling. Technology is just like the refrigerator that has become more sophisticated and bigger so it can hold more and greater varieties of food. And yet we still use a pot to cook our food." Read more.
Martha Sierra, CIMA, CGMA
Regional Head of FP&A
British Council, Singapore
"I understand the importance of being up to date with the latest trends and challenges faced by the finance function. Apart from taking advantage of the learning and development opportunities that are available to us, networking is—in my view—a critical success factor in our profession." Read more.
Director of Finance, APAC
Blue Bottle Coffee, Hong Kong
"FP&A must work with everyone to get a sense of their vision. Sometimes it needs to reach a personal level to understand what teams envision for where they want to be. Building that perspective allows us to gauge how leaders want to management and grow the business." Read more.
Senior Director of APAC Finance
"It will be interesting to survey how AFP is growing in the Asia Pacific region. I want to encourage more people to talk about FP&A and brainstorm ideas about how we can promote the function within Asia Pacific companies." Read more.
Weng Hong Yong, FPAC
City Mental Health Alliance, Singapore
"Knowledge of accounting and system controls is important, but it should not stop there. Businesses exist for a purpose, and the role of the finance function should be that of an enabler for the business." Read more.