About us

What we do

The services we offer and our approach to our client’s needs comes from the countless clients we have seen over the years. Trust us when we say we understand the difficulties our clients face as Chartswood Associates (CWA) itself was a startup that has grown to serve clients of various sizes in multiple industries. Our experience allows us to keep up with the complexities of the financial landscape in Singapore and provide other businesses with valuable lessons from our journey. Whether it’s filing seasons or even transaction management, we ensure that our clients can focus on their core businesses knowing that their financials and corporate secretarial needs are taken care of by an experienced pair of hands.

Our Founder

Saravanan is a qualified Chartered Accountant of Singapore (ISCA). After graduating from Nanyang Technological University’s Nanyang Business School, he spent 5 successful years at Ernst and Young where he gained valuable experiences in both Assurance and Transactions Advisory Service working with various corporate and private equity firms. He was also the 2018 winner of the Ernst and Young ‘Building a Better Working World’ Award.

His passion for financial literacy and discussions with like-minded individuals resulted in him moving to St James’s Place Wealth Management Asia. As a consultant at St James’s Place, Saravanan educated successful professionals, inspiring entrepreneurs and guided individuals as well as families in the areas of investing, structuring and safeguarding assets and aiding the preservation and growth of clients’ wealth.

After accumulating years of experience, Saravanan began Chartswood Associates (CWA), an accounting and corporate secretarial practice, in 2018. Three years on, CWA is looking to become a market leader with a focus on helping entrepreneurs and start-ups navigate the complexities of the regulatory landscape in Singapore. Mr Saravanan is also an outsourced CFO & CIO at various established firms.

Outside of work, Saravanan’s portfolio encompasses volunteering as an Assistant Treasurer at the Singapore Indian Education Trust (SIET) where he provides pro bono accounting services for the Trust.

Mission Statement


To be the catalyst in creating limitless opportunities in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.


Chartswood Associates is your partner to navigate the complexities of the business world and strives to achieve limitless growth together by bridging businesses with solutions.

Our Credentials

ACRA: FA20200135


Speak with us

We understand the initial apprehension that business owners face when choosing a firm to handle their accounts. This is why we strongly urge you to speak with us before making your choice. Prospective clients can interact with our experienced consultants for a complimentary 30 minute meeting in order for us to understand your business needs.