Academic Board Members

SAA Global Education
Chair, Academic Board

Mr Lim Lian Soon

He was the CEO and Executive Director of a company listed on the SGX and returned to public practice as a Chartered Accountant which he had previously practised for 16 years. He started his career with an International Audit firm and also worked in commerce and industry for 13 years.

He is currently a Fellow Member of the ACCA, ISCA, and CPA Australia, Accredited Tax Advisor and a Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. He had been a part time lecturer preparing students for professional accountancy examinations since 1975 and currently conducts CPE courses and in-house training for commercial entities and government agencies.

He was Chairman of the ITE’s Business and Services Academic Advisory Committee from 2002 to 2010 and a Member of the Singapore Technical Advisory and Certification Council [2001-2010]. He was a member of ISCA Examinations Committee and other Committees previously. He was recipient of an ISCA Gold Medal Award for long service. He was also a member of the Complaints and Inquiry Panel under the Public Accountants Board and Public Accounting Oversight Committee (2004-2008).

Member, Academic Board

Mr Teo Chua Chin

Mr Teo graduated with a Masters degree in Economics from the National University of Singapore. His research interests lies in the area exploring the feasibility of monetary integration for the countries in East Asia.

 Mr Teo is the examiner for local and overseas universities’ papers. He has also conducted Economics seminars for professionals outside the financial industry. He has taught Economics at the diploma and degree levels. Programmes taught include the SIM University Diploma in Management Studies, Curtin University of Technology, Queensland University, National University of Singapore and the University of London Degrees.

 Mr Teo has been teaching the UOL International programmes since 2002. Many of his UOL students have since graduated with a first class honours degree.

Member, Academic Board

Mr Kent Jeffrey Wilson

Kent has completed undergraduate qualifications in engineering and accounting as well as an MBA. Additionally, he is currently completing a PhD through Deakin University that focuses on the accounting profession in China.

Complementing his university qualifications, Kent holds professional memberships of both CA (Australia & NZ) and CPA (Australia).

Kent brings over 30 years of his working experience to the classroom. His professionalism has been honed across a broad range of industries and includes exposure to: supply chain management, contract administration, profit and loss responsibilities, management reporting, banking and finance, business development, corporate training, small business ownership as well as acting as a company director. This blend of experience gives him an outstanding ability to engage with individuals from diverse backgrounds as well as providing a degree of “real world” grounding to the courses he presents

. Having gained his professional experience in Australia, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia as well as Singapore, Kent brings an ability to work with and bring the best out of cross cultural teams.

Member, Academic Board

Mr Ng Kam Cheong

Alan is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants UK and a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA). He obtained his Master degree in Finance from the National University of Ireland in 2002 and Master of Art in Chinese Language & Literature from the Beijing Normal University in 2012.

Alan has over ten years of working experience in the Financial industry before joining the educational profession in 1993.

He first started teaching part time LCCI courses in a private school. Alan joined SAA Global Education in 2008 as a Lecturer. He teaches the University of London international programme and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2014. Apart from his teaching role, he is currently heading the Associate Taxation Technicians Singapore – Specialist Certificate in Taxation programme, CIMA-CFO and Macquarie University Master Programme. From November 2016 onwards, he has widen his roles and duties by managing a bigger portfolio – ACCA programme and start up a new programme – ISCAAAT and bring in a new short course – CIMA-MCS. He also conducts Business Mandarin seminars for ISCA Continuing Professional Education (CPE) since 2012.