TTF Singapore Ambasadors
Managing Director, CPA Partnership
David Tong, the Managing Director of CPA-Partnership since 2005 is a seasoned tax and accounting professional. He has diverse experience spanning more than 45 years in major fields that include taxation, auditing and transaction advisory services. He has the unique distinction of working with the large accounting firms in different capacities from Audit Manager to Managing Partner as follows:
Arthur Anderson & Co., Sydney & Singapore – Audit Manager/ Technical Director – 7 years
Touche Ross & Co. (now Deloitte Touche), Singapore – Audit Partner / Managing Partner – 11 years
Pannell Kerr Forster (PKF), Singapore – Tax & Transaction advisory services, Managing Partner – 23 years
Choice Properties Asia Pte Ltd – Property Agency – recent 5 years
Over a period of over 30 years in Touche and PKF, David has gained wide experience in assignments of a consulting nature (mainly in hospitality consulting) besides assurance work such as statutory and internal audits; tax compliance and advisory services, due diligence (in mergers and acquisitions) and related work.
David is a director and/or shareholder of a number of companies across a diverse range of industries that include investments, services, trading and non-profit in Singapore and abroad. His role at these companies is mainly advisory in nature.
David is a fellow member of The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a Certified Management Consultant and Financial Planner (Malaysia). David has also served as council member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants Singapore (ICPAS) (now know as Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants) and was a founder member of Institute of Management Consultants Singapore.
David is Chairman of the International Trade Council for Singapore since March 1, 2015. He served three years as the Chairman of the Foundation of Rotary Clubs (S) Ltd and Rotary International District 3310 Prevention of Blindness Committee. He started this Committee and has been an advisor to the Committee since its formation in 2004.
David is the Executive Chairman of Century 21 Choice Properties Pte Ltd., a realty company Licenced by Council Estate Agencies, regulator in Singapore.
David handles purchase and sale of commercial and industrial properties & retail outlets. His colleague handled purchase and sale of residential properties and rental of residential and commercial properties.