Mr Leong has more than 20 years of work experience relating to financial services and capital markets, including active involvement in investment activities.
The early years of his career was spent in Price Waterhouse (now known as PwC) where he was a pioneering member of the Financial Services Industry Practice group, a specialist team involved in providing auditing and business advisory services to clients in industries like stockbroking, funds management, unit trusts, futures broking, commercial banks and merchant banks. After five (5) years building his foundation in Price Waterhouse, Mr Leong joined HLG Capital (now known as Hong Leong Capital), an investment banking and capital markets services provider, where he sharpened his skills and served for nine (9) years, and last held the position of Group Financial Controller. Subsequently, he joined CLSA Securities Malaysia, where he helped set up their Kuala Lumpur operations office, and served as Executive Director of Operations for seven (7) years. After leaving CLSA, Mr Leong had a short sojourn in corporate finance in the non-financial services sector before he returned to the financial services industry when he joined Pheim Asset Management as Chief Executive Officer.
Mr Leong is a Chartered Accountant registered with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and a member of CPA Australia. He is also a holder of a Capital Markets Services Representative’s Licence for Fund Management in relation to Portfolio Management issued by the Securities Commission.