Mr. Teh Song Lai has been appointed CEO of Pheim Asset Management Sdn Bhd (“PAMSB”), following approval received from the Securities Commission, Malaysia, on 27 July 2020.
He started his career in the financial services and capital market industry in 1995. In his 25 years of working experience in the financial services and capital market industry, Mr. Teh has held senior positions in various established financial institutions. Through his working exposures, he has developed in-depth knowledge and understanding of the fund management industry, including hands on involvement in stock investment analysis and fund performance analysis.
During his tenure as the CEO of Pheim Unit Trusts Berhad, he had gained a deep insight in PAMSB’s investment operations, including its investment philosophy and process. He specializes in formulating business strategies, driving revenue uplift and AUM growth, strengthening operational effectiveness and organizational transformation, upholding risk and compliance culture; enhancing cybersecurity and promoting continuous human capital development for succession planning. He is a specialist in establishing strategic partnership with institutional distributors to grow the market share, reduce costs, and expand into new markets. His other roles also include fund research, performance benchmarking and analysis, client advisory services, fund accounting and valuation, unit holder registry, custodian services, project management, corporate mergers, and the various office administration support functions.
Mr. Teh is a Business Management graduate from Tunku Abdul Rahman University College and holds a professional qualification from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (U.K.).