About NUS Chief Risk Officer

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Dr. Janson Yap is the Chief Risk Officer of National University of Singapore (NUS).  He had previously served on various Advisory Boards including the IT Steering Committee of SkillsFuture and Asia Accounting Research Centre (AARC). He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Tan Hiep Phat (THP) Beverage Group in Vietnam.  

Prior to assuming his present position, Dr Yap served in various capacities in the Deloitte network.   He was Managing Director of Deloitte Consulting based in Bangkok, Thailand before taking on the role of Southeast Asia Regional Managing Partner of Risk Advisor Services, a position he held for 10 years till June 2020.  Concurrently, he was the Asia Pacific Regional Managing Partner of Risk Advisory Services as well as a member of Deloitte’s Global Risk Management Team. The business portfolio reached USD800 million under his supervision at the Asia Pacific level.  He oversaw various portfolios, including that of Southeast Asia Innovation Leader.  

Dr Yap is the author of several books including Foresight & Strategy in the Asia Pacific Region (co-authored with Dr. Luke Vander Laan), Wow! How Did You Know That?, a book on Intelligent risk management and Average to ACES, a volume on the lives of ordinary people achieving extraordinariness.  Besides being an author, he is also a talented artist who not only composes but also sings his own compositions, some of which are related to his corporate work. 

His tertiary qualifications includes a Doctor of Professional Studies from University of Southern Queensland, Execute Masters of Business Administration (University of New South Wales) and a Bachelor of Science and Post-Graduate Diploma in Education (Monash University). He also holds a Diploma of Biblical Studies from Moore College.  

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