Au Soon Yong

Head of KPMG Lighthouse

KPMG in Malaysia

Soon Yong is the Director managing the data & analytics unit of KPMG in Malaysia. He has more than 12 years of experience in accounting, finance, external and internal audit. Soon Yong forged his early career with KPMG in Malaysia in 2006 and was nominated for a 1.5 years global secondment programme working in KPMG in the United Kingdom. He was transferred back to KPMG in Malaysia in 2012 and was later promoted to Audit Head of Department in 2014.

Soon Yong left KPMG in 2016 to join one of the world’s leading integrated tin producers and custom tin smelting group, which is listed both on Main Market of Bursa Malaysia and Singapore Stocks Exchange. He was initially appointed as the Finance Director and subsequently elevated to the Group CFO. 

As a strong believer in the power of data & analytics, Soon Yong returned to KPMG in Malaysia to undertake a role in data & analytics. Currently, Soon Yong and his team help clients to unlock the power of data in their organisations and transformed them into valuable insights to drive business decision-making. 

Soon Yong is a member of both MIA and ACCA. He is a member of the Data Science Association, which is a non-profit association which provides development for data science professionals. He is also a part of the KPMG Asia Pacific network on Data & Analytics initiatives.