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Frequent regulatory changes and disruptions call for both traditional and innovative audit approaches to help drive business value.

Nelson Chen

Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Assurance Leader and Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

Experienced in audits of real estate, hospitality and construction businesses. Knowledge of REITs and business trusts.

Nelson is Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Assurance Leader and Partner at Ernst & Young LLP in Singapore. Focusing on Singapore Exchange (SGX) and capital market matters, he helps many real estate clients in external and internal audits as well as assists in numerous real estate investment trust (REIT) and business trust transactions.

He also oversees and plays an active role in the IPOs of many REITs and business trusts on SGX from inception and planning to final listing.

Nelson is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants as well as the Education and Research Committee of the REIT Association of Singapore. He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

How Nelson is building a better working world

“High-quality audits of an organization’s financial information are crucial in aiding stakeholders’ decision-making.

With my extensive experience in external and internal audits for real estate, hospitality and construction businesses, I share insights to help them better understand and enhance their internal controls. This facilitates timely intervention to address risks and helps to increase stakeholders’ trust in the business.”

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