He travelled solo to mull over future

After a stint at PwC Singapore, Mr Shaun Leong, 30, left to travel the world for a year and returned to fulfil his childhood dream of becoming a policeman. He left the police force in March this year to start his own private investigation firm.
After a stint at PwC Singapore, Mr Shaun Leong, 30, left to travel the world for a year and returned to fulfil his childhood dream of becoming a policeman. He left the police force in March this year to start his own private investigation firm.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

Burnt out after two years as tax adviser, he now runs private investigation firm

Mr Shaun Leong already had a job waiting for him here at home at professional services firm PwC Singapore when he completed his university studies in Australia in 2011.

The finance and management major found the tax adviser job mentally stimulating and enjoyed interacting with clients. But his job satisfaction waned after a while.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 17, 2018, with the headline 'He travelled solo to mull over future'. Print Edition | Subscribe