Mr Tham is a chartered accountant and, until his recent retirement, was the chairman of KPMG in Asia Pacific. He was a member of KPMG’s global board and a member of its executive committee, and at various times had led or participated in its committees charged with board nominations, executive compensation and risk management. In his 36 years of practice, he worked with many of Singapore’s listed companies in their audits and on a wide range of their other needs. This has included assisting them with the raising of capital in Singapore and the US, acquisitions of a variety of businesses, investigations into major corporate failures and restructuring of complex business operations.
He serves on the boards of the Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority, the Housing & Development Board, the Nanyang Polytechnic and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.
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