As one of the three millionaire judges on The Firm, the other two being Peter Pek and Chan Boon Yong, he is considered one of Malaysia's few corporate celebrities. He has appeared in advertisements featuring his picture for Tune Money. He is also one of the first Malaysian CEOs to start a blog.
Prior to Tune Money, he was with CIMB for a short time before taking the role as head of the investment banking division of Citibank. He was also the former group managing director of Avenue International Capital Bhd, CEO of Avenue Securities and Chairman of Avenue Invest.
A graduate from Bristol University with a degree in economics and accounting in 1996, he began his career as a corporate finance executive in Am Merchant Bank. He left to join Credit Agricole as an investment analyst and later become a director of the company. He also has a Masters in finance and investment at the University of Exeter.