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Shariq Barmaky to succeed Cheung Pui Yuen as Deloitte Singapore Chief Executive Officer

SINGAPORE, 20 April 2023 – Deloitte Singapore announced today that Shariq Barmaky will succeed Cheung Pui Yuen as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect from 1 June 2023. Shariq is currently Deloitte Southeast Asia’s Audit & Assurance Leader and will transition into his new role at the start of Deloitte’s 2024 fiscal year. Pui Yuen will move into the role of Deloitte Southeast Asia’s Reputation and Risk Leader from 1 June 2023, after serving as the CEO of the Singapore practice since 1 January 2019.

This change in leadership is part of the new leadership team under the incoming Deloitte Southeast Asia CEO, Eugene Ho, who will succeed Philip Yuen and assume the position on 1 June 2023. Eugene’s appointment was announced by Deloitte earlier in March this year.

“It is a privilege to have been chosen by the partnership as the next Chief Executive Officer for Deloitte Singapore. As the largest practice in Southeast Asia and located in the financial hub of the region, we are in a prime position to help bring the Southeast Asia practice forward. I look forward to building on the excellent work that Pui Yuen has done over the past four and a half years, and continue to make an impact on our clients, people, and communities in Singapore,” said Shariq.

Pui Yuen said, “I have full confidence that Shariq will lead the firm well in its next chapter. His vast experience in Singapore and the region places him in good stead to grow the firm further. I have had an exciting and satisfying four and a half years serving as the Deloitte Singapore Chief Executive Officer, and I thank our clients for their unwavering support. I look forward to my new role in Deloitte Southeast Asia.”

Philip Yuen, Chairman of Deloitte Singapore and CEO of Deloitte Southeast Asia, said, “I have had the opportunity to work with both Shariq and Pui Yuen in their current roles, and I am confident that Shariq will be able to apply his experience and acumen towards his new role. I thank Pui Yuen for his contributions during his term as CEO and look forward to his continued contributions in his role as Deloitte Southeast Asia’s Reputation and Risk Leader.”

Shariq has been serving as the Deloitte Southeast Asia Audit & Assurance Leader since June 2016. He has garnered more than 30 years of experience in public accounting in Singapore and the United Kingdom and has had extensive experience in the audits of multinational and local companies across various industries, as well as due diligence and public listings of equities and commercial papers.

As the Southeast Asia Audit & Assurance Leader, Shariq has been responsible for the overall audit and assurance business within Deloitte Southeast Asia, which comprises the 10 ASEAN countries. Externally, Shariq is on the boards of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA), Civil Service College, and Shared Services for Charities, as well as various committees in these organisations. He is also Vice President of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) and currently serves and has previously served on various committees of ISCA.

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