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Ms Ong Ai Lin
Ms. Ong Ai Lin
Ong Ai Lin ("Ms Ong") is the Independent Non-Executive Director of RHB Bank Berhad. She also serves as the Chairperson of the Board Audit Committee and as a Member of the Board Nominating & Remuneration Committee and Board Risk Committee of RHB Bank. Ms Ong’s other directorships in public companies include RHB Bank Berhad, RHB Islamic Bank Berhad and Tenaga Nasional Berhad.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom. She is an Associate of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. She is also a Certified Information System Auditor and a Certified Business Continuity Professional.
Ms Ong began her career with Deloitte Haskins & Sells (DH&S) in London in 1978, prior to joining PricewaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”) in 1991 as Senior Manager. At PwC, she built the IT audit practice, an integral part of the firm’s financial audit services. She was then appointed as Partner/Senior Executive Director of PwC in 1993 and was the Business Continuity Management and Information Security Practice Leader for PwC Malaysia. She is also the Past President of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) – Malaysia Chapter.
Ms Ong has over 30 years of experience in providing Business Continuity Management, Governance Risk and Compliance, Information Security, Cyber Security, Technology Risk and Governance, and Data Privacy services in the United Kingdom, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, and Malaysia. Her extensive experience includes collaboration with regulators, government ministries and agencies, organisations in various sectors encompassing financial services, telecommunications and multimedia, energy, capital markets, transportation, aviation, manufacturing & trading, cyber security, provident fund and sovereign fund as well as non-governmental organisations.
Her knowledge and experience earned her the Best Certified Business Continuity Professional in Malaysia in their inaugural award in 2012 by Disaster Recovery Institute International. She was also awarded the Cybersecurity Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018 by CyberSecurity Malaysia.