KAREN LOON

Karen is a Financial Services Assurance Partner and the Banking and Capital Markets leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore with over 24 years of experience with the firm.

She leads the provision of assurance services to local and multi-national banks with operations in Singapore. Karen also oversees the coordination of the firm’s service offerings to banking and capital markets clients in Singapore. In addition, she has extensive experience working on a number of leading cross border banking transactions across the region.

After spending her first four years with PwC Australia based in Sydney, she transferred to PwC Singapore in 1994 where she worked almost exclusively on assurance engagements with many leading banking and capital markets players. She also worked on a number of leading cross border banking transactions across the region. More recently, she spent time on secondment to PwC Australia’s Financial Services Assurance team in Sydney where she was the assurance engagement leader on leading banking engagements.

In July 2013, Karen was appointed the Asia Pacific Diversity Leader and also PwC Singapore’s Diversity Leader. She is also our Asia Pacific Financial Services People Leader, and is a member of our Global Financial Services Diversity Steering Committee.

She is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA), and a fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. She is a member of the Singapore Executive Committee of UN Women (Singapore) and a committee member (2014 to 2016) of Boardagender.

Karen has a Master of Business Administration from Macquarie University and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney, Australia.

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