Rama Sockalingam A/L Nagappan

Head, Group Internal Audit & Integrity, Duopharma Biotech Berhad

Age

37 years

Nationality

Malaysian

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting & Management), La Trobe University, Australia
  • Certified Practising Accountant (CPA), Australia
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Chartered Member, Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia
  • Certified Integrity Officer (CeIO), Malaysian Anti-Corruption Academy

Working Experience and Occupation

Rama joined the Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad in 2012 where, as Senior Manager, Group Integrity & Assurance, he spearheaded the development, coordination and implementation of the Corporate Integrity Plan/System. He also led investigation audits and the Fertilizers Division’s audit portfolio.

Rama gained exposure to auditing, risk management and consulting at the accounting firm Crowe Horwath, based in Melaka. He then moved in-house, joining United Engineers Malaysia Group Berhad in 2008 where he led multiple audit assignments on companies within the Group, representing a myriad of industries.

Rama is an appointed member of the Malaysian Institute of Integrity (INTEGRITI) and holds an ISO 37001 (Anti-Bribery Management System) Lead Implementer certificate from Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB), Canada and ISO 37001 Lead Auditor Certification from Exemplar Global, Australia. He was appointed as Head, Group Internal Audit & Integrity of Duopharma Biotech, holding the senior position effective 28 December 2017.