Koh Wei Zheh
Compliance Manager cum Compliance Officer
Wei Zheh is an accomplished finance and investment professional with over 4 years of expertise in the North America and Asian markets. He possesses a diverse background in international settings, having worked across Singapore, Cayman Islands, Cambodia, Thailand, and Malaysia.
Leveraging his extensive expertise in the asset management and capital market sectors, Wei Zheh is currently spearheading the institution’s compliance arm, exercising oversight over the compliance and risk division. In his capacity, he orchestrates internal compliance assessment and surveillance evaluation of departments, implementation of risk management strategies and compliance programmes, managing due diligence protocols and the formulation of AML and SAR policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
In addition to his finance and investment roles, Wei Zheh holds an esteemed Director position at a reputable construction engineering company—a family-owned business that has been shaping the landscape of Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia since 1979.
Previously, at MTC Asset Management, a pioneering asset management and hedge fund headquartered in Malaysia with operations in the Cayman Islands, Wei Zheh played a vital role as an acting manager for the middle and back office, overseeing the core functions of finance, investment, operation and compliance division. In his role overseeing the management of a diverse portfolio with an AUM of USD$1 billion, which encompassed global listed equities funds, separate mandates, and open-ended funds, he directed group strategy and international regulatory reporting, ensuring compliance to CIMA, SC, IFRS and IRAB. Additionally, he managed portfolio risk management and rebalancing, overseeing group and fund audits and crafting Bloomberg investment modelling for diverse investments across USA and Asia-Pacific region.
Before joining ACE Investment Bank, Wei Zheh held the position of Senior Finance Professional at Helicap Pte. Ltd., a prominent Fintech Investment Company headquartered in Singapore with a global presence in France and Southeast Asia. During his tenure, Wei Zheh orchestrated the launch of a USD 150 million Variable Capital Company (VCC) Fund. His role involved overseeing the intricacies of the forecasting process and developing financial models. Wei Zheh also played a pivotal role in refining the group’s financial strategy and planning, overseeing audits of both the group and funds, as well as monitoring fund financial performance, whilst ensuring strict compliance with SFRS, IFRS and IRAS regulations.
Wei Zheh also served as a Senior Auditor at Crowe Malaysia, where he assumed the esteemed position of Vice President of the XO Committee. During his tenure, he expertly led an IPO engagement for a client listing on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. His expertise extends to conducting assurance engagements for Public Listed Companies and Multinational Corporations in diverse industries such as Healthcare, Logistics, Hospitality, Construction and etc. Wei Zheh's specialized skills include financial statement consolidation, group financial reporting in accordance to IFRS, MFRS and MPERS, regulatory compliance, evaluation of clients' risks and internal controls, and special purpose audit engagements for M&A, etc.
Wei Zheh holds a Bachelor's in Business, majoring in accounting, from the Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology. He also holds SC Licensing from Securities Commission Malaysia and a certification in Financial Markets from Yale University.