Mr. Chai Yee Choong, CFA

Executive Director / Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Chai Yee Choong was appointed to the Board of the Company as Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 June 2022. He was also appointed as a member of Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee on 12 July 2022. On 28 February 2023, he was appointed as member of Audit and Risk Management Committee and subsequently redesignated as Chairman effective from 15 March 2023.

Mr. Chai was appointed as the Chief Executive Office of the Group on 2 February 2024. Following his appointment, he relinquished his role as the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee as well as a member of Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Mr. Chai graduated with a bachelor’s degree in finance from Oklahoma State University, United States, and he subsequently obtained the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute.

He is currently a founding partner of Frontpage Capital Limited, a Hong Kong-based boutique investment bank licensed as a sponsor by the Securities and Futures Commission. His extensive background in the financial industry includes directorial roles at TC Capital Finance Group, a Hong Kong-based financial advisory and asset management firm. Additionally, he was a senior associate at Evolution Watterson Securities Limited, a Hong Kong subsidiary of Evolution Group plc, a reputable UK-based investment bank group.

Mr Chai has no directorships in other listed issuers in Malaysia.