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Ernest Yoong Chin Kang

Senior Partner, Assurance, Ernst & Young Vietnam Limited

Leader of multiple quality and risk divisions. Perfectionist, striving for highest level of quality while maintaining unerring objectivity. Family man with two children. Avid cyclist and golfer.

Ernest is Assurance Senior Partner at Ernst & Young Vietnam Limited (EY Vietnam). He has amassed 32 years of audit and financial advisory experience since beginning at the Singapore chapter of Ernst & Young in 1991 as an Audit Assistant. He relocated to EY Vietnam and has been based in Ho Chi Minh City since 2007.

Ernest now leads the Quality & Risk team and is the Assurance Quality Enablement Leader, Risk Management Leader and Independence Leader of Ernst & Young in the Indochina region.

He was also in charge of the organization of the inaugural Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Vietnam in 2011.

Ernest graduated from the University of Newcastle, NSW Australia with an Economics degree. He then entered the Graduate Conversion Course in Accountancy at University of Technology, Sydney.

He is a member of CPA Australia, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)  and Vietnam Association of Certified Public Accountants (VACPA).

How Ernest is building a better working world

As a client service partner, Ernest focuses on consistently bringing relevant value to clients. While coordinating audit quality, risk and independence-related services, Ernest always strives to lift the bar and heighten the awareness of associates at not only EY Vietnam but clients alike. His guiding principle is charting a straight course to the right thing to do.

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