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Grant Thornton Singapore appoints new partner, Chetan Hans

Chetan is the first partner in the Singapore firm’s Financial Reporting Advisory Services practice and will continue to helm the practice in his new role.

Grant Thornton Singapore announces its appointment of Chetan Hans as Partner. Chetan joined the Singapore office in 2018 as a Director and was the pioneer of the firm’s Financial Reporting Advisory Services (FRAS) practice. He has been leading the practice since then. Under his leadership, the FRAS practice has grown to offer a broad suite of solutions in financial reporting, outsourcing and accounting advisory.

As partner, Chetan will continue to provide advisory in the areas of financial reporting under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Singapore Financial Reporting Standards (SFRS) and US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) with a specialisation in the areas of financial instruments, leases, consolidation, revenue recognition, business combinations, and cryptoassets/ cryptocurrencies.

“Chetan has been a reliable leader to his team and a capable brand ambassador for the firm with existing clients, intermediaries and prospects,” said David Sandison, Practice Leader at Grant Thornton Singapore. “Through the years, he has helped to raise our profile in Singapore and has opened up new doors across various channels within the region and globally. I am confident that he will be a valuable addition to the partnership and we look forward to the continued growth of the FRAS practice.”

“I am very thankful to David, Tim and the partnership for their trust in me these last three years,” said Chetan Hans, FRAS partner at Grant Thornton Singapore. “The mentorship and guidance I have gotten from the leaders in Grant Thornton Singapore have been key drivers of the growth of the FRAS practice thus far. With their support, we will continue to strengthen our existing capabilities and break new ground in emerging areas such as crypto.”

Chetan has over 16 years of experience in technical accounting across Singapore, India, the United Kingdom and the United States. He holds a Bachelors of Commerce (Honors) from the University of Delhi, and is qualified as a Chartered Financial Analyst with CFA Institute USA, Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant with ACCA UK, and Certified Practising Accountant with CPA Australia.


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