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Zulaifah Abdul Ghani

Chief financial officer

B.Acc (NUS), Fellow CA (ISCA), CIFE

An agile Finance Leader with more than 25 years of experience in senior Finance positions spanning across various industries within Multinational Companies of which ten years was at Citibank.

Top execution and a hands on senior level executive with proven ability to provide proactive leadership by

developing and leveraging on corporate and local resources to drive financial and business performance.

Adapts to various environment and culture smoothly with skills to foster and promote teamwork with high passion.

Has extensive experience in leading and managing the integration of finance and business operations post acquisition. Integration work included restructuring, appropriate resourcing of positions, improving workflows, enhancing and enforcement of policies and procedures as well as sharing of best practices. Being a strong change agent coupled with the Finance and Operations experience across various MNCs, led to the successful transformation of a large scale shared services division in a government linked company in Malaysia which included migration of major revenue accounting system as well as HR system within the stipulated time. In the course of the integration process, while faced with various sensitive and delicate issues, succeeded in handling and resolving them with stakeholders in a professional manner.

Specialized in Strategic planning and analysis; profitability and cost management; Accounting, Control and Financial Operations; performance management; project management; business turnaround and transformation; post acquisition/merger integration; implementation and operations of large-scale shared services function. A Fellow Chartered Accountant who is highly conversant with IFRS and US GAAP.

A certified John C. Maxwell Coach, Teacher, Trainer and Speaker.

Elaine Zhou

Leadership Speaker | Coach | Teacher with John Maxwell Team

Certified 6E Coach

Founder & Group CEO, CNEW International (www.cnewinternational.com)

Author of You Can Create Your Life: How to Create Prosperity, Health and Happiness”

Elaine AS SEEN ON: CBS NEW, FOX, NBC and ABC. Her specific skills include leadership capability development, speaking for influence, high performing team development and professional facilitation, the design and delivery of training programs, coachings and speakings.

She has designed and presented hundreds of training programs for community leaders, executive and youth leadership groups, business owners, staff, and volunteers. Her programs are designed to improve operations and relations within organizations, as well as prepare organization to attract and retain quality businesses.

She brings over ten year’s experience in business strategy, organization transformation, human capital, talent management and leadership development. She has been worked since 2006 with leading organizations across Asia in a broad range of industries inducing manufacturing, oil and gas, retail and servicing sector. She is considered a thought leader on leadership and human capital related issues. Most of the clients she is working with are Fortune 500 companies, state-owned, educational institutions and ministries. She trains and coaches regionally in China, Singapore and Malaysia. Some of her esteem and regular clients include HST Medical Group, Great Eastern Singapore, State Grid Corporation China (SGCC), Beijing Normal University, Drake International, CK Tang, SMART Investment Expo, Singapore Chinese Chamber Commerce and Industry (SCCCI) and HR Management Asia.


Fri Sep 15, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM SGT
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