Tan Lye Heng Paul – MBA (University of Birmingham), FCA (Singapore), FCCA (ACCA), ACA (ICAEW), MSID, ATA (Income Tax and GST), PMC
Paul Tan holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. He is a practicing member of Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) since 1995. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) since 1996. In 2016, he was admitted as an ICAEW Chartered Accountant. He is also a Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID), an Accredited Tax Advisor (ATA) for both Income and GST, a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner under Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act 2018 and a Practicing Management Consultant (PMC).
Paul is a practicing accountant of more than 20 years. He founded CA Trust PAC in 1995. In 2020, he co-founded Kreston ACA PAC (formerly known as Kreston Ardent CAtrust PAC) which is a merger of 2 established and award-winning Singapore public accounting practices namely, Ardent Associate LLP and CA Trust PAC. Kreston ACA, has more than 80 audit professionals and 9 partners who are practicing Singapore Chartered Accountants. Together with its partners and associate firms, Kreston ACA has more than 200 professionals providing a comprehensive suite of corporate services including Incorporation, Corporate Secretarial Services, Accounting, Tax Compliance and Advisory, Internal Audit, Enterprise Risk Management, Sustainability Reporting, Merger & Acquisition advisory, Recruitment, Insurance, Corporate Restructuring and Recovery services, Governance & Compliance matters, etc.
He currently serves as an independent director on the Boards of SGX public listed companies, namely, Serial System Ltd, Second Chance Properties Ltd and Pollux Properties Ltd. His past directorship in listed companies comprised China Sunsine Chemical Holdings Ltd and Sin Ghee Huat Corporation Ltd.
As a Practicing Management Consultant, he has led several successful Spring Singapore (now known as Enterprise Singapore) supported business consulting engagements since 2016. He is passionate about business advisory in particular M&A projects where he brings together his accounting, auditing, taxation and consulting experiences in advising on appropriate business valuation, assisting in the preparation of information memorandum, performing due diligence, highlighting potential pitfalls as well as assisting with post M&A activities.
On the community service front, Paul had served in committees in SAC, ISCA and ACCA. Being a trained and accredited mediator of the Consumer Association of Singapore (CASE) mediation panel, he has successfully mediated numerous matters on behalf of CASE since 1999. Paul is happily married with 2 grown-up sons.