Our Investment Committee
The investment committee’s role and responsibilities include the following:
(a) selecting appropriate strategies to achieve the proper performance of the Funds in accordance with the fund’s investment objectives;
(b) ensuring that the strategies selected are properly and efficiently implemented by the Manager; and
(c) actively monitor, measure and evaluate the fund management performance of the Manager.
The investment committee meets four times yearly or as and when circumstances require.
The members and profiles of the investment committee for our Funds consist of:
Ms Lim Suet Ling (non-independent)
Ms Lim Suet Ling is the chief executive officer and executive director of UOBAM(M). She graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) from the National University of Singapore in 1989 and is also a chartered financial analyst. She has more than 20 years of experience in the industry and has particular expertise in Malaysian and Asia ex-Japan equities. Her mandates have been wide ranging with varying investment styles and focus. She has held senior positions including the Malaysia equity team head of UOB Asset Management Ltd and has been portfolio manager of several funds in both Malaysia and Singapore. She was promoted to executive director and chief executive officer of UOBAM(M) in 2005 to oversee the growth of the company. Ms Lim holds a capital markets and services representative's licence for the regulated activity of fund management.
Encik Syed Naqiz Shahabuddin bin Syed Abdul Jabbar (independent)
Encik Naqiz has been practising law for more than 19 years and has acquired in-depth knowledge not only on legal intricacies but has also gained a solid knowledge-base on various industries ranging from finance, power, construction, automotive, defence, IT, telecommunications, hospitality, retail, manufacturing, FMCG and shipping/transport. He has represented and acted against some of the largest multinational companies, public listed companies, governmental and regulatory bodies as well as government linked companies. Encik Naqiz is also a senior partner of Naqiz & Partners. He graduated with a Bachelor of Laws in 1997 from Australian National University in Australia.
Mr Wong Yoke Leong (independent)
Mr Wong was formerly the Chief Investment Officer with Aminvestment Bhd Malaysia. Prior to that, he was the Head of Investment for Great Eastern Malaysia. He has a total 28 years of relevant experience in this field from both the buy and sell side ranging from research to fund management including global asset allocation for equity and fixed income. While in Great Eastern, he was part of the asset/liability committee and was also involved in the formulation of the risk and capital framework. Other duties include housing loans, corporate loans, private equity, listed equity and fixed income. Under his stewardship, Aminvest has taken home awards in the Lipper ranking for equity and mixed assets. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma City.