Event Details

Dear MayCham members & friends,


The Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (Hong Kong & Macau) is pleased to bring you a Complimentary Zoom Webinar - "Can Malaysia brace the Perfect Storm" by Mr Lee Heng Guie on 27 May 2020 (Wednesday) at 11.00 am - 12.15pm (45 mins presentation + 30 mins Q&A)


The webinar will cover the following topics:

1. Malaysia's current economic conditions

2. On the ground impact of COVID-19

3. Govt's policy responses

4. Short-medium strategies etc


Background of the speaker:


Lee Heng Guie had 30 years of professional experience as an economist, with almost 12 years in Bank Negara Malaysia and 18 years in financial services. Since 2002, he was the Head of Economics Research with CIMB Investment Bank Berhad before retiring in May 2014. He supervised a team of five economists covering global and regional economies.


On 1 July 2016, Mr. Lee was appointed as the Executive Director of Socio-Economic Research Center (SERC), an independent research center. SERC is funded by the donors from The Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM). He is also the Investment Committee member of Opus Asset Management Sdn Bhd.


Mr. Lee holds a BA (Hons) majoring in Economics from University of Malaya, Malaysia and a Master's Degree in Development Economics from Williams College, USA.


Notes:

- Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of application on a first come, first served basis. Preference will be given to MayCham's Members

- MayCham reserves the right to decline any booking or cancel the event.

-The webinar link will be sent to confirmed participants via email nearer the event date.

Agenda

11 AM - 11:45 AM
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Speakers

  • Heng Guie Lee

    Heng Guie Lee

    Lee Heng Guie had 30 years of professional experience as an economist, with almost 12 years in Bank Negara Malaysia and 18 years in financial services. Since 2002, he was the Head of Economics Research with CIMB Investment Bank Berhad before retiring in May 2014. He supervised a team of five economists covering global and regional economies.

    Currently, Mr. Lee is a guest writer for Focus Malaysia and contributes articles in major print media (English and Mandarin). He also participates actively in providing economic commentaries to print and electronic media as well as participates in seminars/conferences as a resource person.

    On 1 July 2016, Mr. Lee was appointed as the Executive Director of Socio-Economic Research Center (SERC), an independent research center. SERC is funded by the donors from The Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM). He is also the Investment Committee member of Opus Asset Management Sdn Bhd.

    Mr. Lee served in the Economics Department of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) from 1984-1996. His responsibilities as Senior Economist and Assistant Manager included policy formulation in areas related to the balance of payments, manufacturing, construction and investment sectors. He also participated actively in BNM’s research policy work and co-authored the publication of discussion papers and BNM’s Annual Report articles.

    Mr. Lee then worked as an economist with M&A Research from 1996-1998 before moving on to be Chief Economist with HLG Securities until February 2002. He was Head of Economic Services Unit in Hong Leong Bank before joining CIMB Securities (Research) as the Head of Economics in October 2002.

    Mr. Lee is the recipient of many awards: He was voted “Best Economist” in The Edge Polls twice and ranked top 3 four times from 2000-2008; “Best Economist” by the Asset Magazine Hong Kong- Local Currency Bond Market of Malaysia in 2007. He also led CIMB Macroeconomic research to be ranked among top 3 for nine consecutive years (2005-13) in the Asiamoney Polls.

    Mr. Lee holds a BA (Hons) majoring in Economics from University of Malaya, Malaysia and a Master’s Degree in Development Economics from Williams College, USA.

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