Educated at the London School of Economics (MSc) and University of Malaya (BAcct & PhD), Jeff is a professionally qualified chartered accountant with extensive industrial experience gained from various sectors ranging from banking, manufacturing and real estate. In all his roles, he has had the opportunity to work closely with the senior management team of the various organisations on strategic issues as well as day-to-day operations. He started off his career in a front-office role with a regional bank, being entrusted as a spot FX interbank trader. After 4 years with the bank, he moved on to the client-side and since then, he has been involved in a wide spectrum of treasury and finance functions such as fund raising, management reporting, financial accounting, budgeting and forecasting, business partnering, risk management, compliance, and taxation. Besides that, Jeff has been lecturing on a part time basis in various universities in Kuala Lumpur and London. He is also active in academic research and publications. In addition, he has conducted corporate training in his areas of expertise across several cities in Europe. Jeff is a member of CIMA, UK and a Chartered Accountant registered with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.