Leong Sow Yoke

Independent Non-Executive Director


Leong Sow Yoke, aged 63 is a Malaysian female. She is the Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company and was appointed to the Board on 20 May 2022.

A summary of her qualification and working experience are set out below:

  • Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants or (ACCA)
  • Chartered Accountant, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
  • Chartered Banker, Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers and Chartered Banker Institute, UK
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)

  • Began her career in 1983 as Audit Assistant with Azman, Wong, Salleh & Co/ Salleh, Leong, Azlan & Co. She provided financial and IT audit and consultancy services and left as Audit Senior/Acting Manager in 1987
  • Joined Lion Group of Companies as Head of IT Audit in 1987 to set up and head the IT audit functions, up to 1989
  • In 1989, joined Overseas Union Bank (Malaysia) Berhad as Audit Senior and promoted to Head of Internal Audit in 1990, responsible for overseeing and leading all internal audit functions in the bank. In 2002, joined United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Berhad following merger of the 2 banks. In 2003, promoted to Head of Division, Internal Audit and assumed similar responsibilities, up to 2010
  • In 2010, joined Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad as Group Chief Internal Auditor, responsible for overseeing the internal audit function of the group. Retired from the bank in 2020
  • In 2022, appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Bangkok Bank Berhad