Our Vision, Mission and Core Values
Dato’ Javern C. H. Lim, DPNS
Founder and Group Managing Director of VKA Financial Group
Dato’ Paduka Javern Lim, is the founder of VKA Financial Group, and has more than 20 years of experience in the field of financial services and agency management. He is a qualified and licensed Financial Planner by Securities Commission and Bank Negara Malaysia. He also holds a Corporate PRS Advisor license and is an authorized PRS Master Trainer by Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia. He is also the co-founder of the Association of Financial Adviser Malaysia and he is now holding the Deputy President for term 2017 to 2019. Dato’ Javern is currently the columnist writer for China Press & often featured in various publications like newspapers and magazines. He has also spoken on various platforms including public seminars, companies, universities, associations, radio and television for his expert opinions in financial planning matters. As a 2nd Vice District Governor for Lions Clubs International, District 308B1 Malaysia (2017/2018), Dato’ Javern actively involve himself in community services since 2001. He initiated the signing of the MOU movement between AKPK and Lions Clubs International, District 308B1 in 2014 for conducting the free financial education seminar to the public nationwide. Dato’ Javern is also the Chairman for Ethics and Compliance Board of Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC) for term 2017 to 2019. He has been conferred as DARJAH DATO PADUKA NEGERI SEMBILAN (DPNS) by D.Y.M.M. Yang Di-Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan Tuanku Muhriz ibni Almarhum Tuanku Munawir on 14th Jan 2015.
Datin Teo Geok Kee
A chartered management accountant by training, Geok Kee has more than 15 years of experience in Operations, Finance, and Business Development in the financial service industry. She oversees the finance, operations and commission department. She is an Associate Member of the Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA), UK and Life Underwriting training Council Fellowship (LUTCF, USA) and also obtained Registered Financial Planner (RFP) by Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC).
Chief Investment Advisory Officer
Edward Ooi has over 18 years of wealth management experience covering sales, marketing and distribution development. He brings with him an immense experience in managing distribution channels covering Institutional Sales, Agency Distribution, Regional Distribution, Agency Admin and Development. He is well-known in the market and has worked with most of the banks, independent financial advisers and tied unit trust agencies in the market. Edward Ooi holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree majoring in Marketing and Management from University of Central Oklahoma, United States of America and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP CERT TM) professional. He was previously attached to a multinational asset management company as Chief Executive Officer and was responsible in building the Unit Trust business as well setting up the Private Retirement Scheme division.
Head of Financial Planning
Graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from University of Wales College of Cardiff (UK), Lawrence also obtained the Registered Financial Planner (RFP) by Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC), CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP CERT TM) by Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM) and Shariah Registered Financial Planner (SRFP) by Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC). He is now a qualified and licensed Financial Planner by Securities Commission Malaysia and Bank Negara Malaysia. Lawrence is often quoted in Personal Money magazine on personal financial matters.
Anuar bin Shuib
Head of Islamic Financial Planning
Anuar is a licensed and qualified Financial Planning Practitioner with a degree from American College, Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and a Registered Financial Planner. He has also obtained his Master degree in Financial Planning (MFP) from Open University Malaysia. He has Registered Financial Planner (RFP) designation from Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC) and is also a Fellow member of the Life Underwriter Training Council (LUTC-F) MII. Anuar is in the pioneer batch of Qualified Islamic Financial Planning (IFP) by Financial Planning Association Malaysia (FPAM) in collaboration with Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia (IBFIM). He is also in the first batch of Qualified Shariah Registered Financial Planners (Shariah-RFP) by MFPC in collaboration with The Global University of Islamic Finance (INCEIF). He has had 22 years of experience in the Financial Fraternity, where he started off in the field of share broking and in which later evolved to be Financial Planning Services where his passion is until present time. Since he started practicing in 1990, he have been a platform speaker, trainer, moderator and through the years has specialized in understanding financial planning needs and develop customized plans to suite retail and corporate clients.
Teoh Kok Hwa
Head of General Insurance and Employee Benefits Solution
Kok Hwa has 20 years of experience in Risk Management & General Insurance business. He has successfully managed a General Insurance portfolio of RM300m sum assured yearly. He is also a Licensed Financial Planner registered with Securities Commission & Bank Negara Malaysia. As a graduate of Bachelor in Science majoring in Electrical Engineering from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan Kok Hwa is a holder of the Registered Financial Planner (RFP) by Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC).