Melinda Ponnampalam

Associate Director, GHG Emissions CoE


KPMG in New Zealand

Melinda leads the KPMG New Zealand’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Centre of Excellence (CoE), providing technical expertise in GHG emissions accounting. As part of this role, Melinda provides technical subject matter expertise on organisation's measurement and reporting of GHG emissions, including finance emissions. Prior to this role, Melinda has over 17 years’ experience providing audit and advisory services in areas including risk, regulatory, accounting and financial statement reporting and disclosures. These include advisory in both financial and non-financial reporting and compliance, within various sectors.

  • BSc in Accounting and Financial Analysis, Warwick Business School, Warwick University, UK

  • Singapore Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA)

  • GHG emissions accounting, financial reporting, banking regulatory and compliance.