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The Board of Directors

Datin Alicia Tiah (Non-Independent / Non-Executive Director)
Yg Bhg Datin Tan Kuay Fong holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) Degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting from the University of Malaya.

She started her profession as stockbroking in 1975. In 1983, she was one of the pioneer founders of A.T Securities Sdn Bhd, the first stockbroking company to be established in Shah Alam. In December 1987, she joined TA Securities Sdn Bhd and was appointed the Managing Director of TA Securities Berhad in July 1995.

Pursuant to the listing of TA Enterprise Berhad, she was appointed as Executive Director of TA Enterprise Berhad in March 1990 and subsequently in May 2002, she was appointed as its Executive Chairman. She was re-designated as Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of TA Enterprise Berhad on 16 August 2007.

She was instrumental in the growth and development of TA Enterprise Berhad's financial services businesses during its formation years. In the l990s, Datin Tan Kuay Fong revolutionised the stockbroking business of TA Enterprise Berhad by taking the bold step to build up its IT infrastructure and employed IT programmers and system analysts to design and tailor specific back office IT systems and controls to provide its remisiers and clients with a more efficient platform to trade with greater accuracy and efficiency. She was also instrumental in developing the proprietary trading activates of TA Enterprise Berhad, expanding its retail market, building up its remisiers/ dealers base to enlarge its retail clientele and to expand its business. She has over 25 years of senior management experiences in stockbroking, derivatives and property management. Her experience and expertise incorporates strategic planning, initial business set-up, operations planning and implementation, international business expansion and overall business management. Her financial services career track record has been charted through the years, made possible through her in-depth exposure to the stockbroking industry and financial markets. She now continues to impart her business acumen and skills to the growth and development of TA Enterprise Berhad's financial services business.

She also sits on the Boards of TA Global Berhad, a public listed company, TA Securities Holdings Berhad and TA Investment Management Berhad, public companies which are wholly-owned subsidiaries of TA Enterprise Berhad and a number of companies with the TA Enterprise Berhad Group & TA Global Berhad Group.

Dr. Wong Hong Meng (Independent / Non-Executive Director)
An economics graduate from the University of Malaya with a Master of Business Administration from Cranfield Graduate School of Management, Dr Wong Hong Meng earned his Doctor of Business Administration from the University of South Australia in 2007. Professionally he was a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Currently he is a Chartered Accountant member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. He has more than thirty two (32) years of experience in management consultancy, merchant banking, commercial banking and stock broking. In January 1999, he retired as the Executive Director of TA Enterprise Berhad. After retirement he remained active in the business world and had served as an independent non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of two companies listed on Bursa Securities Malaysia Berhad. Currently he is an independent non-executive director and member of the audit committee of two other listed companies.

En. Mohammed A'reeff (Non-Independent / Executive Director)
En. Mohammed A'Reeff Bin Abdul Khalid obtained his Master of Architecture degree from the University of Kansas, USA in 1990.  He started his career in the stockbroking industry with KAF-Seagroatt & Campbell Securities Sdn Bhd. He has vast experience in handling institutional and high net worth clients. From 2003 to 2005, he was actively involved in the Bumiputra Dealer's Representative Education Fund (BDREF) in the Finance Committee which was under the supervision of the Securities Commission. He joined TA Securities Berhad (TASB) in May 2004, to develop the institutional clients' base in line with the company's expansion program. He was appointed as an Executive Director Dealing of TA Securities Holdings Berhad (TASH) in December 2007, a position he holds till June 2016. Thereafter, he was appointed as Executive Director of TA Investment Management Berhad on 10 June 2016.

Mr. Chew Chin Guan, Bobby (Independent / Non-Executive Director)
Mr. Chew Chin Guan, Bobby obtained his Bachelor of Law degree with Honours from the University of Malaya in 1994. He was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in March 1995, whereupon he proceeded with active practice in civil litigation.

In May 1997, he joined the Company's Legal Department and was subsequently promoted as the Manager in the Department in February 2002. In April 2003, he resumed his legal practise as a partner with Messrs G.H.Tee & Co, Advocates and Solicitors and subsequently in January 2005, as a partner with Messrs Chris Koh & Chew, Advocates and Solicitors.

He was appointed an Independent Non Executive Director of TA Securities Holdings Berhad in July 2007.

Mr. Choo Swee Kee, CFA (Non-Independent / Executive Director)
Mr Choo is the Chief Investment Officer and Executive Director of TAIM. He joined the TAIM in July, 2005 and has more than 25 years experience in the investment and stock markets. He leads the investment team and is responsible for implementing the investing strategy of funds and managing the Company's portfolio. After graduation, he joined the accounting group, Coopers & Lybrand in 1987 as a senior. Between 1990 and 1999, Mr Choo gained valuable knowledge and experience in the investment line working as analyst and fund manager in Singapore and Malaysia. Prior to joining TA Group, he was the Chief Investment Officer of KLCS Asset Management Sdn Bhd. Mr Choo holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

 

KEY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL

Mr. Wong Mien, Chief Executive Officer
He is responsible for the overall direction and supervision of the company. He graduated from the University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Science (Honours)  majoring in Mathematics in 1987, then qualified as a Certified Financial Planner® professional in 2003. He has since garnered over twenty five (25) years of experience in the financial industry while working with American International Assurance Berhad, HLB Unit Trust Management Berhad and Alliance Investment Management Berhad. This included being involved in the management of a unit trust company while serving as the General Manager of KL City Unit Trust Berhad from 2002. He took the helm at TAIM in March 2008.

Ms. Noorsazreen Nordin, Head of Compliance
She is responsible for the compliance matters of the company. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Finance. She started her career with the largest unit trust company in Malaysia. She has 9 years of experience in capital market specifically for unit trust and asset management industries.

Ms. Tee Ling Ling, Head, Sales and Marketing
Tee Ling Ling is the Head, Sales and Marketing for TA Investment Management Berhad. As part of her role, she oversees and responsible for driving the growth of financial institutional channel and agency channel for TAIM. She is responsible to lead and oversee all the Regional Managers across six branches. Ms Tee has more than 17 years' experience in banking and asset management industry. She holds Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Degree in Finance. She is also a Capital Markets Services Representative's Licence ("CMSRL") holder for fund management and a Certified Financial Planner.

Ms. Alicia Khor Swee Chin, Head of Operations        
Ms Alicia has more than eighteen (18) years of working experience in unit trust industry.  She is responsible for the smooth running of the operation function of the company of which includes processing of all Unit Holders’ applications and enhancement of the Unit Holder system. 

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

Main Functions of the Investment Committee

The investment committee’s main responsibility is to formulate, implement and monitor the investment management policies of the investment managers to achieve the investment objective of a particular Fund. The investment committee meets at least once a month. 

The investment committee members have years of experience in overseeing the investment management functions as required by the pertinent guidelines.

Mr. Choo Swee Kee(Non-Independent) as aforementioned.

Dr. Wong Hong Meng(Independent) as aforementioned.

Dato’ Tay Kian Chuan(Independent)

Dato’ Tay graduated from North East London Polytech, London in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Applied Economics and subsequently obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Economics from the University of Wales. He is experienced in finance, stockbroking and resort development. He was the Chief Forex and Money Market Dealer for D&C Bank in Kuala Lumpur. Thereafter, he joined D&C Nomura Bank as Corporate Finance Assistant Manager, BSN Commercial Bank as Treasurer and Pengkalen Securities as Senior Manager respectively.  

En. Attan Akmar Masbah,(Non-Independent) (only for TAIF, TADO, TAICP, TAIB, TADF, TABRIC and TADA) is the Executive Director (Dealing) of TAF

He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) and is a member of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers. He started his financial career as Assistant Manager at Citibank N.A. Penang and subsequently as General Manager at Perwira Affin Bank, Kuala Lumpur. He was an executive director of TA Securities Holdings Berhad from 2000 to 2010 and a director of TA Futures Sdn. Bhd. from 2002 to 2010. Currently he is an executive director of TA Futures Sdn. Bhd. Hence, he has in-depth experience in the finance industry.

Puan Nor Aziah Abdul Halim, (Non-Independent) (only for TAIF, TADO, TAICP, TAIB, TADF, TABRIC and TADA) is the Senior Manager (Dealing) of TA Securities Holdings Berhad

Puan Nor Aziah joined TA Securities Holdings Berhad since 1991 and a holder of CMSL license issued by the Securities Commission under the Securities Industry Act, 1983. She holds a Bachelor of Business in Business Administration from RMIT and a Diploma in Investment Analysis from ITM. She has more than 20 years experience in stock broking industry and has been involved in both retails and institution business. She oversees the dealing activities of TA Securities Holdings Berhad and is presently the Head of Dealing Department 

Mr. Kaladher Govindan, (Non-Independent) is the Head of Research of TA Securities Holdings Berhad

Mr. Kaladher Govindan is the Head of Research of TA Securities Holdings Berhad.  He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Business Administrations) degree and a MBA from the University of Malaya. He has been doing equity research for the past seventeen years and has extensive experience in market strategy and equity analysis covering oil & gas, telecommunication, technology, glove and consumer sectors.  Prior to joining the stockbroking industry he had an eight-year stint in the electronics industry holding various senior level management positions.

 

INVESTMENT TEAM

The investment team is responsible for managing, realising, investing or howsoever dealing in accordance with the investment objectives of the Funds. The investment team shall have discretionary authority over the investments of the Funds subject to the Guidelines, the relevant securities laws, the internal procedures as well as the direction of the investment committee of the Funds.

The investment team of TAIM is headed by the Chief Investment Officer, Mr. Choo Swee Kee who is also the designated person responsible for the investment management of the Funds. The team will report directly to the investment committee on a regular basis on the status of the portfolio of the Funds, proposed investment strategy and discuss matters relating to the portfolio.

The main personnel in the investment team are:

Mr. Choo Swee Kee, as aforementioned.

Mr. Lam Chee Mun, Fund Manager of TAIM
Mr. Lam Chee Mun, is the Investment Manager for TAIM. He holds a Bachelor of Business (BBBA) Degree from RMIT University, Australia. His responsibilities cover fixed income credit evaluation and regional equity investment research. He works closely with the Investment team on fixed income, money market and equity investment of TAIM funds. He is also involved in structured products and fund of funds investment of TAIM. Prior to joining TAIM, Mr. Lam was attached to KL Unit Trust Berhad as a Compliance Manager for 4 years and a local stockbroking company for 6 years.

Ms. Jennifer Mak Fong Ching, Fund Manager of TAIM
Jennifer has twenty (20) years of experience in the fund management and stockbroking industry.  She has been with TAIM as fund manager since October 2006. Prior to joining TAIM, she was in a research and portfolio management role (for both the local and regional equities) for 6 years in SJ Asset Management Sdn Bhd. This followed 3 years of experience as an investment analyst at Deutsche Securities, specialising in the Malaysian banking, finance, insurance and stockbroking sectors. Jennifer's past experience also includes various accounting roles with JB Were & Son, one of Australia’s largest stockbroking firms for 2 years (1993-1995). Besides experience in the equity markets, she has worked in the credit recovery divisions of Asia Commercial Finance Bhd and Kwong Yik Bank Bhd, well as with Danaharta, the national loan recovery and rehabilitation body. Jennifer was an accountant in a local property development company after securing membership with the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) upon completion of her professional training at Price Waterhouse (now known as Price Waterhouse Coopers).  She holds a Bachelor of Accounting degree (Honours) from University of Malaya and is a Fellow of the Australian CPA.

 

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