Photographic portrait of Philip Rao
We live in a world where change seems to be moving faster than the speed of risk management. Having a good sense of what we truly want from change may enable us to keep to the speed limits of reality.

Philip S. Rao

Partner, Consulting, Ernst & Young Consulting Sdn Bhd

Leads an exceptional team of consulting professionals. Enables organizations to stay ahead of disruption and build trusted brands. Passionate supporter of principled entrepreneurship.

Philip is a Partner in Consulting in Ernst & Young Consulting Sdn Bhd. He is the Global Client Service Partner of two key accounts, one in the power and utilities sector, and the other in the aviation sector.

In his professional career spanning over 30 years, Philip has served on various corporate governance, risk management, business transformation internal and external audit, and corporate finance engagements, in diverse industries.

Philip is also the Director of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) award program in Malaysia.

A Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and a member of the Institute Relations Committee of the global Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Philip regularly speaks and contributes articles on corporate governance, business transformation, risk management and internal audit.

Philip is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), CPA Australia and IIA Malaysia.

How Philip is building a better working world

“I am passionate about helping my clients build a better working world through better brands, better customer experience and better change from within.

My philosophy is about having a ‘SEAT at the table’ to make this happen, i.e. having the right Sector skills and experience; continuous and consistent Engagement at all levels; being Action-driven and responsive; and finally building Trust on the back of sincere communications, as well as being open to giving and receiving feedback.

I am a passionate supporter of the entrepreneurship agenda in Malaysia and collaborate with different stakeholders to create an ecosystem that helps empower our homegrown visionary game-changers and trailblazers to flourish and thrive.

I also work closely with international and local professional associations, authorities and institutions around the world to further strengthen and promote good governance, risk management and control.”

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