Beyond providing professional training for accountants, Leong Soo Yee, executive director (markets) of ACCA, has led the global body in supporting the local business community, including helping small audit firms venture overseas and leverage technology.
"As we work through the challenges of the pandemic, it is not easy. You can't be a super human being. You need balance, be aware of mental health and not overwork. There must be a clear boundary between work and life as well as healthy time spent with the family." - Leong Soo Yee.
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WHEN Leong Soo Yee turns up for the virtual interview over Microsoft Teams, the executive director (Markets) of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) "arrives" with her headphones on, attired for a real-life work meeting.