Partner, PwC Hong Kong
Mervyn Jacob is a Partner in the PricewaterhouseCoopers China and Hong Kong Financial Services Assurance Practice. He has 33 years of professional audit and advisory experience in Europe, Australia and Hong Kong. His experience covers a wide range of international and domestic financial services clients including commercial, retail and investment banks, securities dealers, alternative asset managers and investment funds. Mervyn has an extensive knowledge of the risks facing financial institutions in the Asia-Pacific region and has been the lead audit engagement partner responsible for some of the largest institutions operating in Hong Kong.
Mervyn has been involved in buyer and vendor due diligence of financial institutions in Hong Kong and China, as well as asset quality, risk management, controls and regulatory compliance reviews of global and local banks. He has spoken regularly at industry seminars and courses in Hong Kong and China on corporate governance and various accounting and regulatory topics relevant to the financial services industry. During his career, he has sat on various Hong Kong regulatory committees. From 2004 to July 2015, he was the leader of the Hong Kong and China Financial Services Assurance Practice.