Edward Leung is the Group Executive Director & Chief of Group Finance and is principally responsible for the financial management of the group. He is trained as an investment banker, and has significant experience in corporate finance and business development as well as financial & accounting management.

Edward’s vast experience comes from an illustrious career starting with Coopers & Lybrand Kuala Lumpur in 1990. He then joined Hong Leong Credit Berhad as its Investment & Corporate Planning Manager in 1994 before leaving in 2001 to establish his own boutique financial and corporate advisory firm, Newfields Advisors Sdn. Bhd. He helmed the firm as its Executive Director before taking the position of Chief Executive Officer at Platinum Energy Group in 2006. Then from 2013 to 2015 he briefly served as the Chief Financial Officer of Iskandar Waterfront Holdings Group of Companies.

He has held the position of Executive Director of Fintec Global Berhad, Focus Dynamics Group Berhad and VSolar Group Berhad between 2014 to 2020. He has also served as an Independent Director at Ekovest Berhad, Iskandar Waterfront City Berhad, Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad and Damansara Realty Berhad.

Currently he sits on the Board of QSR Brands (M) Holdings Berhad (the franchisor of KFC and Pizza Hut for Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and Cambodia) in the capacity of Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Edward obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia in December 1989 and is a Certified Practising Accountant and Chartered Accountant and a member of CPA Australia and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

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