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The Board of Directors

Mr Ngiam Kee Tong  (Independent / Non-Executive Director)
Mr Ngiam Kee Tong graduated from University Malaya in 1978 with an LLB, or Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) degree and was called to the Malaysian Bar on 4th January 1979. He founded Messrs Khairuddin, Ngiam & Tan in 1984 and is currently its Senior Partner. Mr Ngiam currently sits on the Board of Oceancash Pacific Berhad, Saujana Resort (M) Berhad, TA Enterprise Berhad and TA Investment Management Berhad.

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 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 investment strategy of funds and managing TAIM's portfolio. After graduation, he joined an accounting group, Coopers & Lybrand in 1987 as a senior officer. 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.

Puan Nor Asma Mohamed (Non-Independent / Non-Executive Director)
Puan Nor Asma holds a Diploma in Investment Analysis from Mara University of Technology (UiTM) and an Executive Bachelors Degree of Management from Asia E University. She joined TA Securities Holdings Berhad (TASH) in 1987 as dealer's representative and subsequently she was appointed as Senior Manager of TASH Dealing Department in 1994. In June 2012 she was transferred to TA Futures Sdn Bhd (TAF) and appointed as the Compliance Officer of TAF and subsequently as Executive Director of Operations in 2017. Puan Nor Asma has an experience in the trading activities for institutional and retail clients both local and foreign for the local as well as overseas equities markets. She was also involved in the recruitment and training for both dealer's representatives and remisiers of TASH.

Puan Zainab Binti Ahmad (Non-Independent / Non-Executive Director)
Puan Zainab Binti Ahmad holds a Bachelor in Business Administration Degree from the Institut Teknologi Mara/University of Ohio. She started her career in June 1983 with A.T. Securities Sdn Bhd as the General Manager. She then joined TA Securities Sdn Bhd as Director in December 1987 till October 1990. She was then appointed as Executive Director of TA Enterprise Berhad on 13 March 1990, a position she holds to-date. She also sits on the Boards of TA Global Berhad, a public listed company; TA Centre Berhad, a public company which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TA Enterprise Berhad and a number of companies within the TA Enterprise Berhad Group.



Mr. Wong Mien, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Wong 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 more than 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.

Mr Ch’ng Soon Kim, Compliance Officer
Mr Ch'ng started his career in the Al-Rajhi Banking & Investment Corporation as a back-room officer in 2006. He joined RHB Asset Management Sdn Bhd in 2011 as Assistant Vice President in Compliance Department where he was responsible for the compliance of the unit trust funds. In 2014, he joined KAF Investment Funds Berhad as the Designated Compliance Officer. Later, he joined in one of the Digital Investment Management and supervise the overall compliance and risk function in the company.

Ms. Tee Ling Ling, Head, Sales and Marketing
Ms. Tee 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 20 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 Khor has more than 20 years of working experience in the unit trust industry. She is responsible for the overall planning and execution of functions relating to Operations.


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 Ngiam Kee Tong  (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.

Puan Nor Asma Mohamed,(Non-Independent / Non-Executive Director) (only for TAIF, TADO, TAICP, TAIB, TADF, TADA, TADG and TAGAAi) is the Executive Director (Dealing) of TAF as aforementioned.

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

Cik 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 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.



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 over 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 her 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.

Mr. Wong Shyh YikFund Manager of TAIM
Mr. Wong Shyh Yik, is the investment manager for TAIM. He has more than 18 years of experience in the fund management industry. Prior to joining TAIM, he was the senior investment manager of Takaful Malaysia. He also worked as an investment manager for several other asset management companies throughout his career in fund management industry. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Oklahama, USA and a Master of Business Administration from State University of New York at Buffalo, USA. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.

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