Ranjit Singh is the Group Executive Director of Axcelasia Inc. and Axcelsia Columbus Sdn Bhd. He has a special focus on ERM, internal audit, forensic accounting and transformation & programme management services. He has 30 years experience in these fields through his assignments and appointments in Malaysia and the USA. Ranjit was a partner of one of the “big four” international accounting firms, where he pioneered the ERM, internal audit and forensic practice.
He is a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of Global Institute of Internal Auditors (“IIA”). Ranjit is a member of The IIA’s International Internal Audit Standards Board. He is also a Board member and Past President of the IIA Malaysia. He was appointed as the President of Asian Confederation of Institute of Internal Auditors (ACIIA) for the 2016/2017 term.
Ranjit has led and completed ERM, internal audit and forensic accounting projects at more than 150 companies (PLCs, GLCs & MNCs) covering various industries.
He was selected as the Chairman for the Panel of Judges for Risk Manager of the Year 2010 Award. Ranjit was also invited to be an Adjudicator for the NACRA awards for the past 5 years. He also led five one-day workshops for Bursa Malaysia Berhad on ERM & internal controls for past 4 years.
Ranjit is also an experienced fraud examiner and an experience Internal Quality Assessor. This mix of experience and certifications provides Ranjit with a unique ability to give advice on risk management, reengineering internal audit functions and board level internal audit strategy.
He has a truly international perspective of best practices as he has completed assignments in more than 30 countries, including Australia, Philippines, Panama, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Vietnam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Thailand, Iran, India, China, Solomon Islands, Morocco, Fiji, Syria, Jordan, Djibouti, Mongolia, Kenya, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Sudan.
Ranjit has appeared on TV and Radio shows including Biz talk (Astro Awani) and live on BFM's breakfast grille programmes on the subjects of internal audit, risk and governance.