Narissa Chen Partner, Head of Audit and Assurance
Narissa has been appointed as the Head of Audit and Assurance with effect from 1 September 2022. She was also elected to the Executive Committee (EXCO), becoming the first female EXCO member in the history of Mazars in Singapore.
Prior to her appointment, Narissa served as the Deputy Head of Audit and Assurance, a role she has played since 2020. She is also the Partner in charge of Technical, Training and Talent. Having started her career in a Big 4 firm, Narissa has over 15 years of professional practice in audit and assurance, as well as technical research. She is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore and is currently a member of the ISCA Auditing and Assurance Standards Committee.
She researches complex technical matters and conducts technical reviews for compliance with International/Singapore Financial Reporting Standards and auditing standards. She provides independent technical advice to clients and has experience as an expert witness related to her topics of expertise. In addition to contributing to in-house and external technical publications, Narissa develops training materials and delivers training to local and international audience via various platforms such as live classroom, video conference or e-learning in either English or Mandarin.
Narissa has more than 5 years of experience in developing and implementing quality control policies and procedures related to International/Singapore standards on quality control, as well as conducting cross-border quality and compliance reviews.
She also has extensive experience in auditing companies of various sizes and industries. Her industry audit experience includes transportation such as automotive and shipping, retail, manufacturing, trading, digital assets, tooling and plastic injection molding, as well as investment holding. In addition to having been involved in Initial Public Offering (IPO) and financial due diligence projects, Narissa also audits issuers listed on SGX and NYSE.