Chee Soo Yuen, Chief Operations Officer

Soo Yuen, COO at the Alliance for Financial Inclusion

In her new role as Chief Operations Officer in AFI, Soo Yuen is directing the financial strategy and planning for AFI, and ensuring that adequate financial controls are in place. Soo Yuen oversees the quality and reliability of financial reporting, as well as all fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities for the organization. She also provides leadership for the finance, IT operations, procurement and contracts management functions. Soo Yuen is in charge of AFI accounting practices, investments, endowment funds, grants administration, cash management, risk and compliance, procurement, contracts management, travel and sponsorships and IT.

Soo Yuen advanced to general management after she gained experiences in the consulting sector in diverse industries and assignments. When she moved into the commercial and operational sector, she oversaw various functions including finance, accounting, procurement, contract management and office administration. Prior to joining AFI, Soo Yuen was the CFO of a diversified manufacturing listed company in Malaysia.

Soo Yuen holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) and is a Chartered Accountant (MIA) and Chartered Management Accountant (FCMA, GCMA). She has more than 22 years of experience in finance and accounting including over eight years at a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) level. She also worked as a Financial Advisor to an international non-profit organization for two years.