Mr. Teh Song Lai (Chief Executive Officer)
Mr Teh Song Lai is the Chief Executive Officer of Pheim Unit Trusts Berhad (PUTB). He has more than 23 years of experience as he held many senior positions covering the middle and back offices within the financial services and investment banking industry since 1995. He joined PUTB as Head of Operations in December 2017, spearheading the operations functions in ensuring accurate and timely back and middle office operations and support services for the relevant business/functional units.
Prior to this, he was the Head of Transfer Agency & Client Services in RHB Asset Management Sdn Bhd since 2015, responsible for the oversight of unit holder registry, unit trust operations, client services and office administration support services.
Mr Teh began his career at Association of Finance Companies of Malaysia for 12 years before joining OSK Investment Bank Berhad, specialised in investment operations, nominees/custodian services, project management. He was one of the pioneers in establishing and operationalising a private banking operating model with extensive experience in the integration of businesses and operations arising from mergers of banks. He then took on the role as the Head of Middle Office, Private Wealth Division in Maybank Berhad after having a career with OSK Investment Bank Berhad for over 6 years. Within the 2 years tenure with Maybank Berhad, he was actively involved in developing an open architecture platform that gives ultra high networth clients the access to an extensive array of wealth management products and services around the region.
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.).
Mr. Lau Chee Thiam (Head Of Marketing)
Mr Lau has an extensive sales and marketing background with a total working experience of over 29 years.
He came from a strong investment banking background where he served as a Head of Branch for RHB Investment Bank Berhad (formerly known as OSK Investment Bank Berhad) from 2007 till 2017. He has extensive investment knowledge in equities markets covering South East Asia and other developed markets such as Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and USA.
Prior to joining RHB Investment Bank, he was spearheading the online portal for DELL Asia Pacific as the South Asia Regional Marketing Champion establishing online presence in countries such as Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia.
Mr Lau was also a Chief Strategist in Social Media for a start-up Online company in Malaysia where his key responsibilities were to drive for online presence for brick and mortar stores in the online space using social media strategies to drive for traffic and conversions for the B2C online stores.
His current key responsibilities in Pheim Unit Trusts Berhad is to drive for incremental sales and key partnership with IUTAs and agency. He is a strong asset to the Company with his wealth of knowledge in the financial services industry.
Ms. Nancy Rioh (Compliance Officer)
Ms. Nancy Rioh is the registered Compliance Officer for PHEIM and she is the designated person responsible for compliance matters. Nancy Rioh has a Masters in Business Administration (International Business) degree from the University of Greenwich, UK, and a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Abertay Dundee, UK. She also is an Associate Business Executive (ABE,UK) holder as well as a diploma in information technology. She has nearly seven years’ experience in the stock broking industry, having worked in both the Settlements and the Credit Control Departments at Hong Leong Investment Bank where she attained the position of Manager. Her responsibilities, among others, include ensuring that PUTB comply with the legal and regulatory requirements; the constitution of the funds and internal policies and procedures.