Mr. Teh Song Lai (Chief Executive Officer)
Started his career in 1995, Mr. Teh brings along over 28 years of experience in the financial services and capital market industry and has held senior positions in various financial institutions. He joined Pheim Unit Trusts Berhad (PUTB) in December 2017 and was appointed as the CEO in May 2018. In July 2020, he was then assigned to helm and bring Pheim Asset Management Sdn Bhd (PAMSB) to a greater height before returning to PUTB in August 2022 after 2 years of fruitful stint at PAMSB.
Throughout his tenure across the two firms, he has been instrumental 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 also thrives in establishing strategic partnership with institutional distributors to grow the market share, optimise costs, and expand into new markets.
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.).
En. Mohamad Hafiz Bin Bahrum (Assistant Operations Manager)
Encik Hafiz is the Assistant Operations Manager of PUTB. Prior joining to PUTB, he has more than 13 years of experience, specialised in client services and transfer agency businesses.
Encik Hafiz began his career as a clerk to do day-to-day process for unit trust investment at CIMB Bank Bhd. Subsequently, En. Hafiz has gained recognition in his company and has been promoted to be the Manager at UOB Asset Management (M) Berhad.
Throughout the years, he was actively involved and contributed to multiple operational re-engineering projects ranging from new system implementation, process migration and process automation. From his previous employment, he has also some upper hand knowledge on client and agency support services in view of building a stronger reputational platform.
Mr. Melvin Loong (Compliance Officer)
Mr. Melvin Loong is the Compliance Officer and is responsible for overseeing all compliance and risk management matters in Pheim Malaysia and its wholly-owned subsidiary company – PUTB.
Prior to joining Pheim in Feb 2018, Melvin started his career in a commodity option firm and gained his compliance related experience. Melvin has been the main point of contact for Securities Commission, FIMM and other Regulators/Authorities. He works independently and reports to the Board of Directors on the oversight function of all risk management and compliance matters. Throughout the years, he has been actively involved in the advisory role, supporting the Management to promote a good compliance culture within Pheim entities.
Melvin holds a Bachelor Degree (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman.
En. Ahmad Izzudeen Razali (Compliance Officer)
Encik Izzudeen started his career in the Capital Market in 2015 as a trainee in SIDC’s Islamic Capital Market Graduate Training Scheme and subsequently served at AmInvestment Bank Bhd and Nomura Asset Management Malaysia. He joined Pheim as a Compliance Officer in August 2022.
Encik Izzudeen holds a Bachelor Degree in Actuarial Science from Heriot-Watt University and Masters of Islamic Finance Practice from INCEIF University.