Roger Tay

Partner, Audit and Head of Advisory (Deal Advisory)

KPMG in Singapore

Roger is a Partner at KPMG in Singapore. He has amassed over 28 years of experience providing deep sector knowledge and insights to statutory boards, multinational corporations and public listed companies across industries.

As our Head of Advisory (Deal Advisory), Roger is responsible for defining and developing deal advisory opportunities and drives overall business growth for the firm’s sector. His areas of specialty include mergers and acquisitions, as well as corporate and/or financial restructuring.

Prior to his current role, he served as our Head of Audit, Head of Capital Market Group and Head of Restructuring Services.

As Head of Audit from 2015 to 2019, he managed and led the firm’s audit practice of more than 1,300 professionals — overseeing audit quality and reviewing compliance controls for our clients. Some of his key clients, as a lead audit engagement partner, included Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited and City Developments Limited.

Roger was seconded to KPMG in Shanghai in the mid-90s. During his international posting, he accumulated a wealth of experience and expertise in advising Singapore enterprises with operations in China, China enterprises with operations in Singapore and foreign investor joint ventures in China.

  • Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons), National University of Singapore

  • Fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants

  • Fellow of the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore Limited

  • Accredited Mediator in the principal panel of mediators of the Singapore Mediation Centre

  • Approved Liquidator