Board of Directors

Board of Directors of Areca Capital Sdn Bhd

Our Board of Directors plays an active part in the affairs of Areca and the funds under our management. The Board meet at least once every quarter to receive recommendations and reports on investment activities from the investment committee of the funds and the senior representatives of Areca. The Board of Directors also assume the role and functions of the audit committee to ensure the effectiveness of the Company’s system of internal control and a risk management process is in place and functioning.


Independent Directors
  • Dr. Junid Saham

    (Independent Director & Independent Investment Committee Member)
    Qualifications: Bachelor and Master Degree in Economics (University of Canterbury, New Zealand), Doctor of Philosophy (Economics) (University of Hull, UK)
    Experience: He has a total of more than 39 years of work experience in audit, banking and finance as well as general management work experience.


Non-Independent Directors
  • Dato’ Wee Hoe Soon @ Gooi Hoe Soon

    (Non-Independent Director, Chairman & Non-Independent Investment Committee Member, Chairman)
    Qualifications: Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountant and Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
    Experience: He has more than 30 years experience in the field of accounting and corporate finance.

  • Raja Datuk Zaharaton binti Raja Dato’ Zainal Abidin

    (Non-Independent Director & Non-Independent Investment Committee Member)
    Qualifications: Masters in Economics (University of Leuven, Belgium), Bachelor of Economics (University of Malaya)
    Experience: She has served the Government of Malaysia in various capacities in the economic sphere for 36 years.
  • Danny Wong Teck Meng

    (Non-Independent Director, Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer)
    Qualifications: Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)(UK), member of Financial Planning Association of Malaysia, Certified Financial Planner (CFP).
    Experience: He has more than 25 years experience in stock broking, asset management and unit trusts. Mr Wong is currently on the board of the Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia, FIMM.

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