CFA SOCIETY SINGAPORE
Office Bearers & Board Members
Tan Lay Hoon, CFA
Lay Hoon has over 20 years’ of investment banking experience and has worked in various areas of advisory and fund raising activities in equities, fixed income, securitisation, and structured products. Her last position held was SVP and Head, Capital Markets, OCBC Bank. She has been a volunteer with the Society since 2013 and was Co-Chair of the Advocacy Committee from 2014 – 2018. She held the position of Secretary from 2015 – 2016 and, thereafter, Deputy President from 2017 – 2018. Lay Hoon has been President since May 2018.
Simon Ng Chee Wei, CFA
Simon is currently CEO of RHB Asset Management Pte. Ltd. Prior to this, he was CEO of CCB International (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. and had also held senior positions at Shanda Group and AXA Rosenberg Investment Management where he was Pan Asia Deputy Chief Investment Officer. Simon joined the Board in 2015 and held the position of Secretary in 2016 – 2017. He is currently the Deputy President of the Society as well as Co-Chair of the Career Development Committee.
Rasik S. Ahuja, CFA
Rasik is currently Managing Director of Deutsche Bank Wealth Management in Singapore and is responsible for advising private clients on various asset classes. Prior to this, he had worked in various capacities at Union Bancaire Privee, EFG Private Bank, and Citigroup. Rasik previously served on the Board of CFA UK and joined the Singapore Board in 2014. He was Deputy President from 2015 – 2017 and has been Secretary since 2018. Rasik is currently Co-Chair of the Candidate Programmes Committee.
Alex Ho Wah Fong, CFA
Alex is currently in the Planning & Investment Group of PetroChina International. Before this, he was CFO of a shipping JV, and also a Board of Commissioner and Audit Committee member of an Indonesian energy infrastructure company. Alex has extensive experience in corporate finance, foreign government liaison, and corporate governance. He has been a volunteer since 2006 and joined the Board in 2015. He was also Treasurer from 2015 – 2017 and is currently Co-Chair of the Professional Development Committee.
Joachim Toh Wen Keong, CFA
Joachim is currently Deputy Chief Investment Officer (D-CIO) at Nanyang Technological University (Investment Office). Prior to this, he held positions as Chief Operating Officer and D-CIO at National University of Singapore Investment Office. Before this, he was Executive Vice President and Head of Investment Management at Great Eastern Holdings. Joachim joined the Board in 2015 and is Chair of the Investment Committee.
Kanol Pal, CFA
Kanol is currently Senior Advisor in Responsible Investments for BNP Paribas Wealth Management Asia. He has more than 30years experience in financial markets and has worked in senior positions in treasury, fixed income, derivatives sales and investment services. He has served CFA Singapore (2002-2004 and 2015-current) and CFA Italy (2006-2007) as Board Member. At the Society, he helped set up the Mentorship Programme. He is currently Co-Chair of the Career Development Committee and Chair of the Society Engagement Council for ARX
Jack Wang Ying Yang, CFA
Jack has served as both CFO and board member for listed companies and pre-IPO companies in Singapore and Hong Kong. He is currently a non-executive director of Raffles Investment Partners & Lexico Capital which specialize in pre-IPO investments and public equities. Jack is a qualified Chartered Accountant of Singapore and Australia. Jack joined the Board in 2015 and has been Co-Chair of the University Relations Committee since 2018.
Koh Boon Pin, CFA
Koh Boon Pin is the Head of M&A and IPO Execution at UOB Kay Hian Private Limited. He has more than 20 years of experience in the finance industry, principally in the areas of investment banking and assurance and business advisory services. Boon Pin graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Second Upper Honours in Accountancy. He is a CFA charterholder and a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore. He sits on the Board of CFA Society Singapore and is currently Treasurer. He is also the Vice President of the Business China Advanced Leaders Club Executive Committee.
Laurel Teo Huei Huei, CFA
Laurel is completing a research doctorate in organizational behavior and human resources at Singapore Management University (SMU). She was recently awarded the SMU Presidential Doctoral Fellowship (2020) for research excellence. She studies the psychological impact of artificial intelligence and emerging technologies at the workplace, privacy and ethical issues in organizations. Prior to graduate school, Laurel was a director of advocacy at CFA Institute, a consultant in investor relations, and a journalist. She has been an active volunteer with the advocacy committee of CFA Society Singapore since 2011.
Maurice Teo Sek Liew, CFA
Maurice is currently SVP in the regional compliance team in Citibank, and supports the investments and wealth management functions in the APAC and EMEA consumer banking. Prior to Citibank, he spent several years in KPMG Singapore consulting for banks and fund managers on regulatory issues. Maurice graduated from Cornell University on an Overseas Merit Scholarship from the Public Service Commission. Maurice joined the Board in 2018 and is currently Co-Chair of the Advocacy Committee. He is also a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a Chartered Accountant of Singapore.
Sean Low Shein Ang, CFA
Sean is currently SVP, Global Investments, Strategy & Risk Group (GISR), GIC Private Equity & Infrastructure. He is also a member of GIC’s Credit Business Group, which reviews and coordinates credit investments across departments. Prior to joining GIC, Sean was with Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) first as Assistant Head of Infocomms & Media and then as Director, Chicago, USA. Sean joined the Board in 2019 and is currently Chair of the Audit Committee.
Victor Ong, CFA
Victor is Deputy Head, Global Portfolio Management, Capital Risk Solutions at AXIS Capital. Prior to AXIS, Victor worked at Standard Chartered Bank in various positions which included being as a buyside analyst in fixed income and asset backed securities, a coverage banker, and an infrastructure finance banker. Since 2007, Victor has been an active volunteer especially in the area of professional development. He joined the Board in 2019 and is currently Co-Chair of the Professional Development Committee.