Audit Partner, Co-Head of Healthcare & Life Science Service
KPMG in Taiwan
Astor Kou is currently a Vice Chairman of KPMG Pharmaceutical and Life Science Consulting Co., Ltd.. He’s also a mentoring CPA of the Healthcare and Life Science team. Astor has been in the auditing and tax services department for twenty-six years, and was promoted to partner in 2003.
Astor’s major clientele covers petrochemical, biotech, textile, electronics and hotel industries. He is not only a seasoned expert in performing auditing and tax services, but is also experienced in IPO assistance, capital increase, internal control, internal audit review and consolidation or segregation of different entities.
Apart from his career in KPMG, Astor is currently the Vice Chairman of Forensic Accounting Services Committee, National Federation Certified Public Accountants Association of R.O.C., the Vice Chairman of Accounting and Auditing Committee, Taipei City CPA Association, the Vice Chairman of Accounting and Auditing Committee, Taiwan CPA Association, the Director of Taipei City Tax Agent Association, and the Director of Trans Regional Biotechnology Association.
Professional Service Experience
Study an EMBA in National Taiwan University (102)
Executive Master Program of Business Administration in Biotechnology, Taipei Medical University
Master Degree in Accounting, Jinan University
Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Chung Yuan Christian University
R.O.C. Certified Public Accountant
R.O.C. Certified Internal Auditor