Dr.Leong has a unique professional placement for over 30 years across communication to financial fields, holds a Ph.D. in International Finance. From working with multi-national institutions to infrastructure project consulting businesses, she is fortunate to live in several countries including Canada, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, China (Hong Kong and Shanghai) and the United Kingdom. She is currently based in Canada.
Dr. Leong completed her Bachelor of Business degree in Australia and commenced her career in the Communication industry and was attached to Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi, and Ogilvy & Mather which is part of the largest global communication giant, WPP Group. Many prominent awards were won during her tenure in the industry, including the premier effective advertising awards by the 6A’s Association of Accredited Advertising Agencies Silver Craft Award, Bronze Print Award, and Special Merit Award.
Despite Dr. Leong’s success in the Communication industry, her interest in the financial world led a career change and became a licensed Institutional Trader trading mainly for internationally renowned institutions and asset management firms. She was seconded to the trading office in Hong Kong by the headquarter, being selected as one of the two leading traders out of the firm’s over two thousand licensed traders. She then in time moved to Jakarta, Indonesia to spearhead the setup of a new asset management company, a subsidiary of Bank Dharmala, which was part of the Dharmala conglomerate. While there, Dr. Leong was a regular industry commentator in the local media, including “Bisnis Indonesia”, the Business Times of Indonesia. With all the experience, Dr. Leong was invited to take the role of Vice-President of Investment for Prudential-Bache Securities of USA, Singapore office, a Fortune 500 top 15 ranking investment firm.
Dr. Leong now has her own consulting firms and has held capacity as the board of director, advisor, key executive and independent consultant in a variety of financial corporations as well as infrastructure development projects, including as a Chairperson and CEO of a boutique off-shore bank with their headquarter in Grenada.
Other languages that Dr. Leong speaks are Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Indonesia and Cantonese.
- Tel: 888-439-8988 Ext 3
- Location: Vancouver
- Email: RANDELL@MAPLEGLOBAL.CA