• Chartered Accountant
• Fellow Member of Chartered Association of Certified Accountant - FCCA (UK)
• Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants
• Certified HRDF Trainer
Nakulan Tharmalingam (FCCA, RA), a Fellow of Certified Chartered Accountant, UK is a Principal Consultant with SM Advisory Services responsible for Finance Transformation and Supply Chain Management solutions.
Nakulan is a talented professional with over 35 years of progressive accomplishments leading Finance, Sales and Supply Chain and project management initiatives for major businesses. Strong strategic planner, problem solver and persuasive leader. Committed to managing operations and projects effectively while consistently delivering desired results and contributing positively to revenue generating activities.
Nakulan comes with extensive practical work experience in auditing, financial accounting, treasury functions, administration, general management, lecturing and corporate training.
Nakulan spent over 26 years working with a major global MNC – Colgate Palmolive Malaysia His experience stretches across Finance, Commercial and Supply Chain operations. For over 8 years, he was a Director with the MNC with responsibility for all Customer Service & Logistics functions including Demand Planning /Inventory Management, Customer Service, Distribution Operations and Logistics Alliances.
He has managed roles in various supply chain management functions such as Demand and Supply Planning, Materials Management, Sourcing, Manufacturing Planning and Customer Service. He has keen interest and strengths in Supply Chain Strategy & Design, Supply Chain Processes, SCOR, Planning Tools and Training. He had played an instrumental role in implementing and driving the managing organisation wide initiatives and spearheading the Go-To Market Strategy for Inventory Optimisation.
Nakulan is an experienced trainer and facilitator and has conducted many training session sand workshops for managers, executives and non-executives in the area of finance, sales, customer service and supply chain management.