Management Team

Kuala Lumpur

Meet The Team

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TAN BENG HONG

Tan Beng Hong , who holds a Trustee Diploma from the Associate Institute of Bankers (London), joined Pacific Trustees Berhad in December 2011 as Business Development Manager. His career spans 40 years, having served in managerial positions in five trustee companies, namely HSBC (Malaysia) Trustees Berhad, Maybank Trustees Berhad, PB Trustee Services Berhad and Pacific Trustees Berhad. He is conversant in diverse areas such as Private Debt Securities, Asset-Backed Securitisation, Unit Trust Schemes, Real Estate Investment Trusts, Golf/Recreational Clubs and Timeshare Schemes, Memorial Parks, Will Writing Services, Executorship/Estate Planning, Private Trust/Insurance Trust and Trust-Funded ESOS and Share Grant Plans.

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RICHARD CHAN

Richard Chan , is recognised for his high level of integrity, customer service and ability to form partnerships with executive teams and business owners to achieve short and long-range business objectives. His background includes being senior manager in human resource (HR) management in leading organisations within Hume Industries (M) Berhad (HIMB) group of companies for 25 years (1971-1996). HIMB is a public listed company under the Hong Leong Group. Subsequently he was appointed Director/Vice President of Human Resources of the Titan Group, the largest integrated petrochemical and polyolefin producer in Malaysia for eight years (1996-2004).

Richard is known as an agent of change and a specialist in handling adverse and trying human resource situations, helping to foster integration challenges and opportunities of harmonious relationships between management and employees.

He has extensive knowledge in all areas of human resources; implementation of HR systems, system application product (SAP) in HR modules, executive and leadership development programmes, industrial relations as well as labour unions; chairman-joint consultative committee (JCC) as part of a third-party intervention programme.

Richard’s key to successful contribution is the ability to have a strategic overview of company goals while being able, as required, to be a tactical “hands-on” coach, project leader and to conduct training for all levels of management and HR teams.

He now works as a HR and Talent Management Consultant for Pacific Trustees Berhad.

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GEORGE CHEAH

Mr. George Cheah Ken-Lee (“George Cheah”) graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from Cardiff University in 2012. In 2013, he was called to the Bar in England and Wales with a Bar Professional Training Course in Cardiff University.

 

George Cheah joined Messrs. Paul Cheah & Associates as an intern in 2008. On November 2013, he underwent a one year Management Trainee Programme with Pacific Trustees Berhad. Thereafter, he continued to pursue his legal career by chambering in Adnan Sundra & Low (“ASL”), the top banking and finance/ capital market law firm in Malaysia. He was subsequently called to the Malaysian Bar in 2015 and was employed by ASL as a legal assistant. 

 

He is well conversant and familiar with the structuring, documenting, executing and advising on a comprehensive range of transactions and products, both in Ringgit and foreign currencies, including corporate debt issuances, Malaysian law.

 

He returned to Pacific Trustees Berhad in 2017 as a Manager, in the Managing Directors’ office whereby he is involved with the day to day operations of the Company which covers Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), Interest Scheme, Private Debt Securities (PDS), Collective Investment Scheme including for Wholesale Funds, Custodian, Escrow Services including for RMO P2P Finance, Robo Advisor and Digital Crypto Exchange and also the Private Trust Division in the Company. He also works very closely with the managing director of the Company on the day task and also with the senior managers of the Company. He also has organised and hosted various seminars for Bonds, REITS, Trust Funded ESOS and Private Wealth Services and events for the Company. He is also the editor for the Company quarterly newsletter.

 

He is currently one of the Directors of Pacific Trustees Berhad and Pacific Trustees (Singapore) Ltd.

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ENCIK RAZAK BIN AHMAD
(Non-Independent Director)

Encik Razak Bin Ahmad holds an Advanced Diploma in Accountancy from University Technology Mara, Shah Alam.

 

He started his career as an Executive Officer with Bank Negara Malaysia in 1978.

 

In 1994, he joined PJB Capital Holdings Sdn Bhd (Subsidiary of Johor Corporation) as Deputy Manager.

 

In 1996, he was appointed as the Assistant Head of the Securities Commission Malaysia in various departments.

 

He was an Executive Director with Efficient Frontier Capital Advisors Sdn Bhd from 2007 to 2013.

 

On 31st October 2007 he has been appointed as a Director of Pacific Trustees Berhad.

 

On 25th October 2017 he has been appointed as a Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Trustees Berhad.     

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EDWARD CHEAH
(Non-Independent Director)

Mr. Edward Cheah Ken-Sze (“Edward Cheah”) graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Oxford Brookes University in 2016. He also graduated from a web-development boot camp with NEXT Academy in 2016, where he is able to do front and back end in web development. He also received an Entrepreneurship certificate from Bond University Australia “Innovation as Strategy” in 2016. And has also attended and received training from Dr. Heldi Heron from the worldwide Institutes of Neuro-Linguistics Programming (NLP).

 

Edward Cheah joined Pacific Trustees Berhad as an intern on the 30th July 2012 and since then he was promoted to Management Trainee on the 28th January 2014 and on the 28th May 2014 he was promoted to Management Executive, and finally on the 20th April 2015 he was promoted to be the Manager in Managing Director’s Office, a position he held until 3rd March 2020.

 

He has experience in front and back end in Web Development which includes Ruby on Rails, Html5, javascript, database & SQL, CSS3, Sinatra and Github, Marketing and Operations, Human Resource, Administration and Finance.

 

He is currently one of the Non-Executive Directors of Pacific Trustees Berhad.