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Chong Lim

General Manager Professional Practices

Chong Lim
Cell: 021 222 4017

Chong is our lead accounting and auditing professional. He is responsible for developing and maintaining our high professional standards, competence, and quality. He joined Audit New Zealand in 1983.

Chong leads our Professional Practices Group. This group is charged with enhancing our organisation’s professional competence. This involves maintaining current audit methodology and practices, keeping up with changes in accounting and legislation, as well as providing technical accounting and auditing advice, support, and training to our staff. Chong and his team also monitor and manage the gathering, sharing, and adaptation of audit-related knowledge.

In his career at Audit New Zealand, Chong has held several roles. From 1991 until 2005, Chong was an Audit Director. He was the chair for our internal knowledge network for the Central Government and Crown entity sector. As well as having responsibility for clients, Chong has also been involved in Audit New Zealand’s audit methodology development, professional development, and organisational change management.

Chong is a member of the Audit Committee for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Council. He is also a member of the New Zealand Auditing and Assurance Standards Board, a committee of the External Reporting Board.

Previously, Chong was a member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (now Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand) Professional Standards Board. He was awarded a Fellowship of the College of Chartered Accountants in December 2013. The Fellowship is awarded for outstanding contributions to the accountancy profession and the community.

Page last updated: 29 August 2014