Siew Shan is a Fellow of the Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA) with more than 17 years of experience which believe that accountants are not bean counters but key business partners in an organisation. She believes a deep understanding of business processes and keeping updated in the technical developments in the finance world whilst keeping a keen eye on current economic environment shifts will enable the merging of financial advice with commercial viability.
She is currently the Group Financial Controller for AirAsia Group Berhad. As part of her current role, she works together with the respective countries of which AirAsia have the presence to align policies, procedures and practices to ensure a consistent and efficient approach for Finance AirAsia, in line with their One AirAsia motto.
Before joining AirAsia, she was the Head of Finance in KLCC Group of Companies which oversees the entire range of financial related activities. KLCC Group practices shared services whereby all the different businesses within the Group shares the same finance function. In this respect, the finance team she leads needs to be agile to meet the different specific needs of different businesses within the Group.
Prior to joining KLCC, she had spent 2-year stint with a Khazanah investment subsidiary which is a new startup to invest in Desaru, Johor through building a range of resorts, hotels and golf courses. Her experiences in manoeuvring through these different needs were attributed to her more than 10 years of working experience as an auditor with Ernst & Young.