Management Team
Managing Director
Deputy Managing Director
CFA, Deputy Managing Director/Chief Investment Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Customer Experience & Retail Sales Officer
Chief Learning Officer
Chief Compliance, Risk & Legal Officer
Chief Marketing & Distribution Officer
Chief Sales & Regional Officer
Chief Innovation Officer
Director, Regional Business
Director of Institution, Corporate & HNWI Business
Director of GLC and Public Sector Business
Managing Director
Mr. Teng Chee Wai is the Managing Director of Affin Hwang Asset Management Bhd. Prior to his current position, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Hwang Investment Management Berhad. During his 17-year tenure, Mr. Teng is responsible for building Affin Hwang Asset Management Bhd into a top five Malaysian investment management houses, with an excess of RM48 billion in Assets Under Administration as of 30 April 2018.

In his capacity as Managing Director, Mr. Teng is responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of the business, as well as having oversight over the investment team.

Prior to his role at Hwang Investment Management Berhad, Mr. Teng was the General Manager of Investments at Overseas Assurance Corporation and was responsible for the investment function of the Overseas Assurance Corporation Group. Mr. Teng began his career in the financial industry as an Investment Manager with NTUC Income, Singapore.

Mr. Teng graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the National University of Singapore and holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Actuarial Studies from City University in London.
Deputy Managing Director
Johan is the Deputy Managing Director of Affin Hwang Asset Management (Affin Hwang AM), where he has overall management oversight over the Strategy Department, GLC and Personal Wealth sales channels, as well as the Innovation Lab.

Apart from his role at Affin Hwang AM, Johan is also responsible for founding and developing Affin Hwang AM’s Private Equity subsidiary, Bintang Capital Partners, which he leads as its Executive Director and Managing Partner.

Prior to joining Affin Hwang AM in June 2016, Johan joined Affin Investment Bank Berhad (Affin Hwang AM’s parent company) in 2012, and played an instrumental role in leading the merger between Affin Investment Banking Group and Hwang DBS Investment Banking Group in 2014, which saw the creation of the Affin Hwang Capital Group.

Johan has more than seventeen years of experience in the financial services industry, working in various fields including corporate restructuring, leverage loan investments, distressed debt investments and private equity investments.

He spent more than ten years of his career on the investment buy side, working for HSBC Group in Malaysia, and prior to that in the United Kingdom for various leading investment houses including HIG Capital, Highland Capital and Babson Capital. Johan started his career at Arthur Andersen’s (which subsequently became Ernst & Young’s) Corporate Restructuring division in London.

Johan holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics, which he attended as a Chevening Scholar. He is also a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) with the Institute of Chartered Accountant of England and Wales, as well as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder.
CFA, Deputy Managing Director/Chief Investment Officer
David Ng joined Affin Hwang Asset Management (legacy Hwang Investment Management) in 2002 as Head of Equities and assumed the role of Chief Investment Officer in September 2006. In January 2018, he was made joint Deputy Managing Director, while retaining his position and responsibility as Chief Investment Officer. He personifies the investment-led culture of the firm.

David has been responsible for successfully steering client portfolios through different market cycles including periods punctuated by periods of significant volatility and uncertainty. His astute and decisive guidance has allowed the Company to remain ahead of its peers. More than a decade later, he has built the investment team from just four fund managers to a 42-strong team (as at March 2018) across equities and fixed income. Under his foresight and vision, the team has evolved from having a domestic focus to one with regional investment capabilities and corresponding track record. During the period when he was managing Malaysia Equities, he garnered investment awards for a number of consecutive years from the largest pension fund in Malaysia. He also leads the Asia Equities team.

The investment team’s search for alpha is centred around an absolute return investment philosophy. He encourages his team to have a 360-degree perspective by focusing not only on finding good ideas, but keeping their ears on the ground and their eyes to the world as well as being forward looking.

He graduated with a double degree in Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and Bachelor of Law from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia; and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder. He started his career at a large law firm before venturing into fund management with a local bank backed fund management house in 1998.
Chief Marketing & Distribution Officer
Ms. Chan Ai Mei is the Chief Marketing & Distribution Officer of Affin Hwang Asset Management Bhd. She joined the company as the Head of Financial Institution Distribution in 2010 and assumed the role of Chief Marketing Officer in 2014. She was re-designated to her current role in 2017.

During her stint as the Head of Financial Institution Distribution, Ms. Chan was responsible for overseeing and driving the growth of third party distribution channels for Affin Hwang AM and developing a team that services the financial institutions and business partnership teams that distribute our products.

In her capacity as Chief Marketing & Distribution Officer, Ms. Chan is responsible for the overall management and development of the Marketing & Communications, Product Development & Management, Wealth & Advisory and Client Experience and Financial Institutional Business.

Prior to her role at Affin Hwang Asset Management, Ms. Chan was with Standard Chartered Bank for 5 years where she was involved in the Wealth Management business driving sales of investment products as well as leading a team of Investment Consultants. She also spent close to 7 years in Citibank as a Personal Banker and managed a Sales team.

Ms. Chan graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Marketing) from Auckland University, New Zealand and is also a Certified Financial Planner.
Chief Innovation Officer
Allen Woo is the Chief Innovation Officer of Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad. He is responsible for setting-up and leading the Innovation Lab Department.

Allen’s responsibilities encompass spearheading new technology initiatives and discovering approaches to reap synergies within the company. In addition, he is responsible for embedding a culture of innovation within the company by promoting organisational flexibility.

Formerly the Chief Operating Officer of Hwang DBS, Allen brings with him over 20 years’ of experience in the planning, administration of financial controls, and managing commercial operations across banking, manufacturing, chemical and IT industries in the Asia Pacific Region. He is responsible for successful implementation of programmes that have realised tangible business benefits.

Allen is a Chartered Management accountant and holds a MSc in Computing from the University of DeMontfort, UK.
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