KC WONG

KC WONG

KC WONG

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER | CREDIT BUREAU MALAYSIA

KC Wong is currently the CEO of Credit Bureau Malaysia and the 2017 President of the Association of Credit Reporting Agencies (ACRA). He came to the credit reporting industry following a 23 year career in investment banking. In 1993, KC was recruited out of graduate business school in the US to work for Morgan Stanley & Co. and has been with their New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong offices. He left in 1998 to be a Director of a hedge fund in Hong Kong before returning to Malaysia. In Malaysia, he was with OSK Investment Bank before moving on to be Director of Equity Derivatives at the AmInvestment Bank Group (AIGB) in 2003, where his team pioneered the development of the first ETFs in the Malaysian market. In late 2007, KC was called to serve as Advisor at the Prime Minister’s Department’s Economic Planning Unit, to advise on the Sub-Prime Crisis. After the stint, he rejoined the corporate sector as the CFO for a listed property holding company. KC returned to investment banking in 2009 when he was headhunted to be Head of Broking at Hong Leong Investment Bank and subsequently  rejoined AmInvestment Bank in mid-2013 as Head of Equity Markets. In 2014, he also served as President of the Association of Stockbroking Companies Malaysia (ASCM). KC joined Credit Bureau Malaysia in 2015.