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RAJA TAN SRI DATO’ SERI AMAN BIN RAJA HAJI AHMAD
Chairman, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
TENG CHEE WAI
Non-independent Director
ELEANOR SEET OON HUI
Non-independent Director
MONA SURAYA KAMARUDDIN
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
FAIZAL SHAM BIN ABU MANSOR
Independent Non-Executive Director
YBHG MAJ GEN DATO’ ZULKIFLEE BIN MAZLAN
Independent Non-Executive Director
RAJA TAN SRI DATO’ SERI AMAN BIN RAJA HAJI AHMAD
Chairman, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Raja Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Aman was appointed to the Board as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman on 19 February 2019.

Raja Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Aman is also the Chairman of Ahmad Zaki Resources Berhad. He also sits on the Board of Tomei Consolidated Berhad and Affin Hwang Investment Bank Berhad. 

Raja Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Aman held various positions in the Maybank Group from 1974 to 1985 prior to joining Affin Bank Berhad as an Executive Director. In 1992, he joined Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Berhad as its CEO before he was re-appointed as the CEO of Affin Bank Berhad in 1995. 

Raja Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Aman had served as a member of the National Pension Fund’s (“KWAP”) Investment Panel and he is currently the Chairman of Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera’s ("LTAT") Investment Committee. 

He had also served as a member of the Malaysian Government’s Working Group Policy of the Special Task Force to Facilitate Business ("PEMUDAH") for a period of 10 years from 2007 to 2017. 

Raja Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Aman graduated from Universiti Malaya. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants as well as a Fellow of the Institute of Bankers Malaysia.
MR. TENG CHEE WAI
Non-independent Director
Teng Chee Wai is the founder of Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad ("Affin Hwang AM"). Over the past decade, he has built the Company to be the fastest growing and only independent investment management house in Malaysia’s top three, with an excess of RM65 billion in assets under management as at 30 September 2020.

In his capacity as Managing Director / Executive Director, Teng manages the overall business and strategic direction as well as the management of the investment team. His hands-on approach sees him actively involved in investments, product development and marketing. Teng’s critical leadership and regular participation in reviewing and assessing strategies and performance has been pivotal in allowing the Company to successfully navigate the economically turbulent decade.

Teng’s investment management experience spans more than 20 years, and his key area of expertise is in managing absolute return mandates for insurance assets and investment-linked funds in both Singapore and Malaysia. Prior to his current appointments, he was the Assistant General Manager (Investment) of Overseas Assurance Corporation (OAC) and was responsible for the investment function of the Group Overseas Assurance Corporation Ltd.

Teng began his career in the financial industry as an Investment Manager with NTUC Income, Singapore. He is a Bachelor of Science graduate from the National University of Singapore and has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Actuarial Studies from City University in London.
MS. ELEANOR SEET OON HUI
Non-independent Director
President & Director,
Nikko Asset Management Asia & Head of Asia ex-Japan,
Nikko Asset Management

Eleanor Seet joined Nikko Asset Management in 2011 as the President and Director of the Singapore entity. She became the Head of Asia ex-Japan in 2015 with expanded responsibility for driving the growth of Nikko AM in the region. She has oversight of Nikko AM’s Singapore and Hong Kong offices and joint venture relationships in China and Malaysia and is a board member of Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad.

Ms Seet is a pioneer in the asset management industry with over 20 years of experience. Prior to joining Nikko AM Asia, Ms Seet led the distribution efforts for iShares concentrating on the wealth segments across Asia ex Japan.

Previously, she spent 12 years at AllianceBernstein, where she was responsible for building and developing the firm’s distribution channels and business. In that capacity, she was responsible for the overall strategy and execution of the firm’s product offerings in South East Asia via intermediaries.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Economics from the University of New South Wales, Sydney.
MONA SURAYA KAMARUDDIN
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Mona Suraya Kamaruddin was appointed to the Board as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 12 October 2020. She is also a member of the Board Compliance & Risk Management Committee.

Mona brings with her 29 years of experience in the capital markets, specialising in Malaysian equities, which includes close to nine years in Equity Research and 20 years in Equity Sales.

Prior to joining Affin Hwang Capital, Mona was the Country Head and Managing Director at Nomura Securities Malaysia. Mona and her team at Nomura were instrumental in establishing and growing the firm’s Malaysian equities franchise from the ground up over the past 11 years. Before joining Nomura, she was Vice President of Institutional Sales at JPMorgan Securities Malaysia.

Mona began her career in the capital markets in 1991 as an investment analyst in various financial institutions which include Arab Malaysian Securities, Standard Chartered Securities Malaysia and Crosby Securities Malaysia. She also served as Head of Research at MGI Securities Malaysia.

Mona holds a BSc (Econs) in Accounting from the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth.
ENCIK FAIZAL SHAM BIN ABU MANSOR
Independent Non-Executive Director
Encik Faizal Sham was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 5 July 2019. He is the Chairman of the Board Audit Committee as well as a Member of the Board Compliance & Risk Management Committee.

His initial years in financial services were in treasury, corporate finance and investment banking before moving to the corporate sector in manufacturing, construction, aviation and most recently into media and entertainment. As a Chartered Accountant, his expertise lies in evaluating investments as well as strategic, operational and financial restructuring. He had been recognised on numerous occasions as the Best Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Malaysia by both local and international institutions.

Encik Faizal Sham started his career with the Securities Commission before gaining experience within the financial services industry through his tenure at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi (M) Berhad, and Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank Berhad which is now known as AmInvestment Bank Berhad.

He left Malaysia in 1998 to work in Australia for Polyaire Holdings Pty Ltd, a manufacturer and distributor of air-conditioning components before returning to rejoin AmInvestment Bank Berhad in 2003 where he provided financial advisory services to some of the largest corporates in the country.

He then moved on to become the Chief Financial Officer of WWE Holdings Berhad and later established his career at Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad where he had helped restructure the company, drive it’s financial performance and raise its profile with the investor community and international business expansion.

Prior to his appointment as Director of the Company, Encik Faizal Sham was the Chief Executive Officer of Astro Productions, and Head of Astro Awani within Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad.

Faizal graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA. He later went on to obtain his Masters in Business Administration from Ohio University, Athens, USA. Faizal also has a Diploma in Aviation Studies from the International Air Transport Association. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand and a former Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
YBHG MAJ GEN DATO’ ZULKIFLEE BIN MAZLAN
Independent Non-Executive Director
Major General Dato' Zulkiflee was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 September 2019. He is the Chairman of the Board Compliance & Risk Management Committee as well as a Member of the Board Audit Committee.

Major General Dato' Zulkiflee had a distinguished career in the Malaysian Armed Forces. He also held numerous commands and staff appointments at the Ministry of Defence. He had served as Director General of Jabatan Hal Ehwal Veteran. He was the Chief Executive Officer of Yayasan Veteran Angkatan Tentera Malaysia and also served on the Board of Perbadanan Hal Ehwal Bekas Tentera.

Presently Major. Gen Dato' Zulkiflee is the Chairman of Koperasi Angkatan Tentera Malaysia and he also sits on the Board of Great Eastern Takaful Berhad, Affin Hwang Investment Berhad and Affin Hwang Trustee Berhad.

Major General Dato' Zulkiflee graduated from the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst and obtained his LLB (Hons) from Institute Technology of Mara in 1989. He later went on to obtain his Master Degree in National Security Strategy from National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington DC in 1998.
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Copyright © 2020 Affin Hwang Asset Management Bhd
TENG CHEE WAI

Managing Director
Teng Chee Wai is the founder of Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad (Affin Hwang AM). Over the past decade, he has built the Company to be the fastest growing and only independent investment management house in Malaysia’s top three, with an excess of RM47 billion in assets under management as at 31 December 2018.​

​In his capacity as Managing Director / Executive Director, Teng manages the overall business and strategic direction as well as the management of the investment team. His hands-on approach sees him actively involved in investments, product development and marketing. Teng’s critical leadership and regular participation in reviewing and assessing strategies and performance has been pivotal in allowing the Company to successfully navigate the economically turbulent decade.

Teng’s investment management experience spans more than 20 years, and his key area of expertise is in managing absolute return mandates for insurance assets and investment-linked funds in both Singapore and Malaysia. Prior to his current appointments, he was the Assistant General Manager (Investment) of Overseas Assurance Corporation (OAC) and was responsible for the investment function of the Group Overseas Assurance Corporation Ltd.​

​Teng began his career in the financial industry as an Investment Manager with NTUC Income, Singapore. He is a Bachelor of Science graduate from the National University of Singapore and has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Actuarial Studies from City University in London.
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