Alex is licensed Capital Market Service Representative (CMSRL), holds a Master in Information Technology in Business from Lincoln University, United Kingdom. Prior to that, he obtained his Bachelor of Commerce (double major in Accounting and Marketing) from Deakin University, Australia. He is currently a Fund Manager in VCB Capital.
Starting his career at PwC, he pursued the path of a Derivative analyst over the course of 10 years since graduation. Alex has 7 years’ experience in Equity and Derivative investment (including as academician), 2 years’ experience in audit and corporate finance, 1 year experience in Venture Capital and Private Equity Funding.
Over the course of his career, Alex has developed his own proprietary software in automated industrial analysis of Derivative and Equity markets, Derivatives hedging and investment by utilizing his IT skills combined with his knowledge in Derivatives markets.
Alex has also hold part time lecturing position in various colleges for more than 10 years. He has lectured in the field of applied computerized statistics, deploying Quantitative Models generated from statistical software like Matlab, Eviews, Revolution R Analytics and IBM SPSS software packages. He is well versed with different approaches towards investment and risk management including Fundamental Analysis, Technical Analysis, Sentimental Analysis and Quantitative Analysis methodologies.
He has also authored several books in Capital Markets trading and is still continuing his passion in conducting research and development in the related capital market area in collaboration with academicians from various local and international universities. In addition, he is also registered as a SIDC-certified trainer for Continuous Professional Education trainings through CHK Consultancy Sdn Bhd. He delivers training topics on Technical Analysis for CPE accredited modules for Malaysian Investment banks.
Combining his knowledge of fundamental market analysis, quantitative research methodologies, finance, equity markets, derivatives markets and programming skills, he plays a key role in VCB Capital in the areas of investment research, strategies formulation, development of investment framework, identification of new potential markets for investment, as well as Capital Risk Monitoring using cutting edge technological tools.