Board of Directors

Shaun Chan Choong Kong, Non-Executive Director / Chairman of the Board

Mr. Chan is one of the founders of OpusAM. He has over 33 years of investment management/advisory experience. He started with HSBC Asset Management in Hong Kong where he eventually became the Chief Investment Officer for the Asian ex Japan markets. He was responsible for over USD3.2 billion of assets under management and a team of ten investment professionals. He was a pioneering investor in the emerging Asian markets and helped launch the Korean Asian Fund, which makes him one of the first foreign institutional investor in Korea. He also worked with the Asian Development Bank in launching the Asean Fund (1988) and the Asian Convertible Fund (1991). In 1993, Mr. Chan left HSBC to establish the Asian business for TCW Group Inc, a leading US based pension fund manager and grew the Asian business to over USD1.5 billion under management.

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Siaw Wei Tang, Managing Director

Mr. Siaw is one of the founders of Opus Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. and is currently holding the position of Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer in the company. He started his career as a Risk Manager and Actuarial Consultant at NMG Risk Managers & Actuaries Sdn. Bhd. He then joined Gadek Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. (which was later renamed to Phileo Asset Management Sdn. Bhd.) in 1996 as the Portfolio Manager in charge of fixed income, where he grew the fixed income portfolio under management to RM430 million over a four year period. Later, he joined HLG Asset Management in 2000 where he was responsible for over RM1 billion of funds under management and a team of seven investment professionals. He was later promoted to General Manager, Investment / Chief Investment Officer of Hong Leong Assurance Bhd. ("HLA") in 2002, where he was responsible for approximately RM3 billion (of which approximately RM2 billion was in fixed income securities) of HLA's investment portfolio.

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Dato' Azam Azman, Non-Executive Director

Dato' Azam was a Public Bank scholar and commenced his career with the Bank in 1989. He joined HSBC Group in 1992 and was trained in Hong Kong. He was later posted to HSBC Securities Services heading the settlement of securities team which was then voted as the top rated custodian by the Global Custodian Magazine. Two years later, he served the bank's Corporate Banking Department as part of the credit lending team. He was later seconded to HSBC Securities Services in 1997 to set up a new securities relationship team to manage Morgan Stanley's account and also a new Stock Borrowing and Lending ("SBL") and Fixed Income desk in Malaysia.

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Dato’ Mohamed Ross Mohd Din D.S.I.S. Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Ross joined HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad in 1972 and served in various capacities ranging from Corporate and Retail Banking, Branch Banking, Area Management, Head of Treasury & Foreign Exchange and was also Head of Group Audit Malaysia. In his last appointment before retiring in December 2007, he was Managing Director of the HSBC Amanah onshore business franchise in Malaysia.

On retirement, he was appointed as Senior Advisor and Executive Director of HSBC Amanah Takaful (Malaysia) Sendirian Berhad until 31 December 2008.  Concurrently he was also appointed an Independent Non-Executive Director of HSBC Amanah Malaysia Berhad where he chaired the Risk Committee and also sat on the Audit and Nomination Committees. He retired in April 2016.

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Dato' Maznah binti Abdul Jalil, Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato' Maznah is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of Prestariang Berhad, Pavilion REIT, and the Chairman of SCS Global Advisory Sdn Bhd. She is also a member of the Board of Governors of University Malaysia of Computer Science & Engineering (UniMy).

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(Information updated as at 3rd January 2018)