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Affin Hwang Investment Forum 2018: What's Next?

8.00 am
Registration & Refreshments
9.00 am
The New China Chung Man Wing, Investment Director, Value Partners Limited
9.45 am
Systematic Active Strategy – Evolution in Big Data and Artificial Intelligent Investing Dr. Gerald Garvey, PhD, Managing Director, BlackRock
10.30 am
Coffee Break
11.00 am
Pulse Check: Are Malaysia and Asia on the Right Track? Teng Chee Wai, Managing Director, Affin Hwang Asset Management
11:45 am
Property Market Outlook 2018 & Beyond: What Now? Siva Shanker, Past President, Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents
12.30 pm
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Speakers' Profile

The New China Chung Man Wing, Investment Director, Value Partners Limited
Chung Man Wing

Mr. Chung Man Wing is an Investment Director of Value Partners with over 25 years of experience in the investment management industry. He joined Value Partners in May 2017.

Prior to joining Value Partners, Mr. Chung was most recently a Portfolio Manager at Ellis Brady Management (Hong Kong), a manager of alternative investments. Before that, he co-founded JTM Capital Partners (Hong Kong) which ran a Greater China hedge fund. Earlier, he established a fund management firm – HindSight Investment Management (HK) – after he left JF Asset Management (Hong Kong) where he had worked for five years. Prior to joining JF Asset Management, he was with HSBC Asset Management (Hong Kong) for seven years and was promoted to the role of Chief Investment Officer (Far East ex Japan). He started his career at East Asia Hamon Asset Management (Hong Kong).

Mr. Chung graduated from the University of Hong Kong with an MBA degree and the University of Pennsylvania in the United States with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.

Systematic Active Strategy – Evolution in Big Data and Artificial Intelligent Investing Dr. Gerald Garvey, PhD, Managing Director, BlackRock
Dr. Gerald Garvey

Dr. Garvey is a member of BlackRock's Systematic Active Equity team and his service with the firm dates back to 2004, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (“BGI”), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Dr. Garvey has served as Head of research for US & Global Active Equities and now co-head of Equity Research globally. His research is based on applied microeconomics and has spanned from short-term trading to company strategy at the company, industry, and country levels. Prior to joining BGI, Dr. Garvey was an academic for 15 years including at the University of British Columbia, Sydney University, Australian National University and the Australian Graduate School of Management in the University of New South Wales.

Dr. Garvey's research on executive compensation, labour economics, and corporate finance has been published in academic and practitioner journals. Dr. Garvey earned an BA degree in economics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1983 and a PhD in economics from University of California at Los Angeles in 1987.

Pulse Check: Are Malaysia and Asia on the Right Track? Teng Chee Wai, Managing Director, Affin Hwang Asset Management
Dr. Teng Chee Wai

Mr. Teng Chee Wai is the Managing Director of Affin Hwang Asset Management Bhd. Prior to his current position, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Hwang Investment Management Berhad. During his 17-year tenure, Mr. Teng is responsible for building Affin Hwang Asset Management Bhd into a top five Malaysian investment management houses, with an excess of RM48 billion in Assets Under Administration billion as of 30 April 2018.

In his capacity as Managing Director, Mr. Teng is responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of the business, as well as having oversight over the investment team.

Prior to his role at Hwang Investment Management Berhad, Mr. Teng was the General Manager of Investments at Overseas Assurance Corporation and was responsible for the investment function of the Overseas Assurance Corporation Group. Mr. Teng began his career in the financial industry as an Investment Manager with NTUC Income, Singapore.

Mr. Teng graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the National University of Singapore and holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Actuarial Studies from City University in London.

Property Market Outlook 2018 & Beyond: What Now? Siva Shanker, Past President, Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents
Siva Shanker

Mr. Siva Shanker is a Registered Estate Agent with the Board of Valuers, Appraisers & Estate Agents Malaysia. He has more than 30 years of experience in the property industry, having worked in both large international property consultancies as well as small local outfits. After several senior roles in large multinational property consultancies, Siva formed his own Real Estate firm, Linear Estates. Linear Estates was in operations from 2004 to 2010 and merged with PPC International Sdn. Bhd. In 2011, Siva then came on board as the CEO- Agency.

Siva has been an active member of Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents for many years and was President for the Year 2013/2015. In recognition of his excellent services to the industry, Siva was awarded the Estate Agent of the Year 2014 award by the Board of Valuers, Appraiser & Estate Agents Malaysia.

Siva is also an accomplished speaker and real estate trainer. He was instrumental in the massive registration exercise for Real Estate Negotiators and was personally responsible for training more than 12,000 negotiators in the year 2013 and 2014.

In January 2016, Siva moved to the corporate sector and accepted a position as Head of Investment at Axis REIT Managers Berhad.

About Affin Hwang Asset Management

Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad is an independently managed bank-backed asset management firm that started its roots in 2001 serving the needs of corporates, institutions, pension funds, government linked companies, high net worth individuals and the mass affluent. We specialised in customised solutions and invest into equities, bonds, money market, structured products and other investment instruments to generate returns for our clients. Our product offerings include unit trust funds, feeder funds, Shariah-compliant funds, cash management solutions, private mandates and other wealth management solutions. Our Shariah investment solutions are made available through our wholly-owned subsidiary and Islamic investment arm, AIIMAN Asset Management Sdn Bhd ("AIIMAN").

We have a strong parentage with AFFIN Bank Berhad being a major home-grown financial services conglomerate which focuses on commercial, Islamic and investment banking services, money broking, fund management and underwriting of life and general insurance business. Our other shareholder includes Nikko Asset Management International Limited, wholly owned by Tokyo-based Nikko Asset Management Company Limited, a leading independent Asian investment management firm.

For more info, please visit affinhwangam.com