Dr Themin Suwardy is the Dean of Postgraduate Professional Programmes at SMU. Prior to joining academia, Themin was an auditor with KPMG Peat Marwick.
He has received over 20 SMU and international teaching awards, including SMU Best MBA Core Teacher Award five times, EMBA Most Outstanding Faculty Award three times, and three SMU university-wide teaching awards. He was a recipient of the Hewlett-Package Mobile Technology for Teaching Grant Award (2004) and the inaugural CEEMAN's Champion Award for Management Teaching (2010). He was accorded Singapore's Public Administration Medal (Bronze) in 2011 for his contribution to education.
Themin has been active member of the accounting profession through his involvement over the years in numerous professional bodies, including CPA Australia (President of Singapore Division, 2013-2014), IIA Singapore, SAC, ISCA and served as Vice-President of the International Association for Accounting Education and Research. In 2015, he was conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by CPA Australia for his contributions to the accounting profession.
He has consulted and worked with KPMG Forensics Singapore, DFS Singapore, Singapore Airlines, HP, Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore (ACRA), amongst others.