Phang Oy Cheng

Partner – Head of Sustainability Advisory Services

KPMG in Malaysia

Oy Cheng currently leads KPMG’s ESG and Sustainability Advisory Services in Malaysia, helping clients explore and implement ESG solutions for a sustainable and responsible future.

She brings over 30 years of experience in sustainability consulting and is experienced in developing and improving ESG/sustainability management programs of public listed companies to meet the requirements of international investors and benchmarks, such as the GRI, DJSI, FTSE4Good, TCFD, CDP guidelines, as well as other internationally accepted guidelines.

She also has extensive knowledge in the area of carbon accounting based on the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol. Part of her GHG accounting projects included the evaluation of process improvements including pre-feasibility assessments.

Over the years, she has conducted numerous training programs (such as internal auditor training, waste management, carbon management, lifecycle assessment) for multinationals in the region. Her expertise encompasses sustainability reporting, sustainability performance improvements (based on DJSI requirements), lifecycle assessment, ISO14001 implementation and certification, and EHS/ ESG auditing.

Having worked on engagements in Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, China, India, Japan and Brunei, Oy Cheng has developed a keen understanding of sustainability market requirements in Asia Pacific.