Group Internal Auditor
Francis Lou Chee Ngee joined CMS on 1 September 2012 and assumed his current position as the Head of the Group Internal Audit Department on 1 July 2014.
Francis Lou is responsible for overseeing the department which provides independent and objective investigating, audit and consulting activities to help CMS realise its vision and achieve its business objectives. He is responsible for ensuring that the internal audit activities of the Group are carried out in a systematic and disciplined manner to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes in line with the Board’s direction and regulatory and legal requirements.
Francis Lou has more than 26 years of experience in the fields of auditing, investment banking, treasury and collective investment schemes. Prior to joining CMS, he was the Head of Finance at Kenanga Investors Berhad where he was responsible for the financial management of the company including its financial accounts and those of the funds under management.
Francis Lou graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Management Studies from The University of Waikato, New Zealand. He is a Certified Internal Auditor and recently obtained his Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA). He is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia (IIAM) and is also a current committee member of the IIAM Sarawak District Society.
Francis Lou does not hold directorship in other companies and listed companies.
Family Relationship With Any Director And/Or Major Shareholder
Francis Lou has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of CMS.