Key Management Staff

Teh Chi-cheun Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

  • Chi-cheun started his career in the mid-1990s, in corporate finance before moving to the stockbroking industry in both Singapore and Malaysia, and subsequently into investment management. His investment and fund management experience extends globally as he managed developed market funds when he was with the fund management division of a Singapore government owned entity. Additionally, he also managed portfolios while with an investment outfit based in Canada.
  • Upon his return to Malaysia in 2006, he joined Pacific Mutual as the Assistant General Manager of the Investment department, and was promoted to the Head of Equities one-and-a-half years later.
  • He left Pacific Mutual in 2011 to head the entire stockbroking division of an investment bank. A year later, he joined a leading foreign insurance player in Malaysia as the head of investments (director). On 15 July 2015, he rejoined Pacific Mutual and is now its Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director. He oversees the overall management and direction of the Company and its Funds.
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Accounting and Financial Analysis (University of Warwick, England); CFA® charterholder (CFA Institute).

Koh Huat Soon  Head of Risk Management, Portfolio Risk & Performance

  • Huat Soon is the Head of Risk Management, Portfolio Risk & Performance with effect from 22 August 2016, where his primary responsibility is to lead the risk management and portfolio risk & performance functions of the Company.
  • He started his career with a statutory board in Singapore after which he joined investment banks in Malaysia in 1992, first as an investment analyst and later as a senior analyst. He took on his initial role as an investment manager in 1998 with a local unit trust management company. He joined Pacific Mutual in August 2000 and left in October 2002 to start up and head a new asset management subsidiary of the then PacificMas Group until April 2009. He also took the lead in the business development efforts of the firm. In May 2009, he rejoined Pacific Mutual and is now the Head of Risk Management, Portfolio Risk & Performance. He has more than 23 years of experience in the investment industry.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Engineering Science (Oxford University, England); Master of Business Administration (Melbourne University, Australia); CFA® charterholder (CFA Institute).

Chong Sai Ching Chief Operating Officer

  • She leads the finance, unit trust operations, investment operations and information technology functions of the Company, overseeing the financial and taxation affairs of the Company and all the Funds it manages. She drives the business process re-engineering projects, directs internal procedures and controls, appraises and evaluates the results of overall operations across various operating departments.
  • She has more than 20 years’ experience in the unit trust industry.
  • Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA), UK; Chartered Accountant (Malaysian Institute of Accountants); Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).