Karen Loon is a Non-Executive Director, Audit Committee Chair, Risk and Finance Committee Member, and former Financial Services Partner (Assurance) at PwC Singapore. With over 30 years of deep international experience in pre-eminent financial services firms across the Asia Pacific, she brings a unique blend of expertise to support boards and companies in leading cross-cultural teams, projects, and initiatives.
Having spent close to 17 years as a partner at PwC, Loon held the role of PwC Singapore’s Banking and Capital Markets Leader, leading numerous audit and financial due diligence assignments for major global banks, online payment companies, brokers, wealth management firms, listed infrastructure funds, property managers, and sovereign wealth funds operating in Asia Pacific. Her extensive experience has fostered deep and enduring relationships with Board Chairs, Audit Chairs, and Group Management Committees.
Karen Loon brings astute high-level decision-making skills to boards and approaches director accountabilities with versatility, pragmatism, and thoughtfulness. She adeptly navigates ambiguity, change, and psychodynamics in complex business and interpersonal situations. Drawing from her professional experience as well as her PhD and Masters studies, Karen excels in organisations with strong values-based cultures that prioritise people. Additionally, Karen is a recognized author, thought leader, and speaker on diversity and inclusion, having served as PwC’s Asia-Pacific and Singapore Diversity Leader for five years.