Eric Ong Beng Seng

Head of Data & Analytics and Head of People

KPMG in Malaysia

Eric heads the Data & Analytics practice of KPMG in Malaysia. He has more than 22 years of professional experience, including 18 months at KPMG in the U.S., with experience in auditing public listed and multinational companies primarily in the Consumer and Industrial Products sector. Eric’s experience also covers a wide range of industries such as industrial and consumer products, food and beverage, retails, oil and gas (downstream), and media.

In 2018, Eric led a team of data & analytics professionals from Malaysia and won the KPMG ASPAC Audit & Assurance Data & Analytics Challenge 2018. He is also part of the KPMG Asia Pacific network on Data & Analytics initiatives, which actively shares and discusses latest updates on data & analytics and business intelligence solutions across the region.

Within the Firm, he was appointed to be the Head of People effective 1 July 2021 where he will progress the firm’s purpose-led and values-driven culture that is uniquely KPMG. Eric takes on this role on top of being the Partner-in-Charge of audit methodology for the firm’s audit practice where he drives the roll out of audit methodology to audit professionals and the deployment of audit tools. He is also a trainer for KPMG Audit Methodology in Malaysia. He also held the role as the ASPAC Head of Audit Training from 2017 to 2019.

Areas of expertise
Data management, data analytics, business intelligence solutions, audit and assurance, audit methodology.

  • Member, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)

  • Member, Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)