Before joining Perun Consultants to start its Singapore office, Benjamin Thong left a Big 4 professional service firm and founded his own forensic and litigation support practice, subsequently merging the business with an American boutique accounting firm. Previously, Benjamin had also started and headed the Risk Consulting practice in Vietnam for a Big 4 professional firm.
Benjamin is a seasoned expert with over 20 years of experience in consulting – including financial and forensics due diligence and divestment advisory, governance, compliance, risk management, forensic and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigation and litigation support and financial advisory. Benjamin has also undertaken a wide range of insolvency and restructuring related engagements, including but not limited to, voluntary and court liquidations, judicial management, receivership, scheme of arrangements and informal restructuring and monitoring accountant.
He has been retained by global multi-national corporations to conduct internal investigations and compliance monitoring assignments. Furthermore, he has also been engaged by numerous clients – both companies and individuals - as their expert witness providing testimonies in litigation and arbitration proceedings.
Benjamin has worked across industries like pharmaceutical, telecommunication & technology, FMCG, construction, hospitality and leisure, oil and gas and manufacturing. His practice spans across multiple jurisdictions, including China, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Australia.