Company Profile

MTrustee Berhad was incorporated on 28 July 1987. Our business address is at Level 15, Menara AmFirst, No. 1, Jalan 19/3, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan. It is the largest independent corporate trustee company in Malaysia with financially strong shareholders and professional indemnity insurance cover of RM30 million. MTrustee Berhad is under the Group which have in excess of RM40 million in capital funds.

Corporate Information

Company Name : MTrustee Berhad
Date of Incorporation : 28 July 1987
Date of commencement of operations : March 1992
Authorised Share Capital : RM1,000,000/-
(100,000 shares of RM10.00 per share)
Issued and Paid-Up Share Capital : RM500,000/-
(100,000 ordinary shares of RM5.00 each)
Professional Indemnity Cover : RM30,000,000/-
*Issued share capital comprises of 100,000 ordinary shares of RM10.00 each, paid up to RM5.00 in accordance with Section 3(c) Trust Companies Act 1949

Group Structure

Board of Directors

Independent Non-Executive Directors

YBhg Dato’ Ng Mann Cheong

Mr Wong Yew Sen

Madam Chan Mo Lin

Non-Independent Non-Executive Directors

Encik Johari Low bin Abdullah

Mr Saw Leong Aun

Mr Lum Sing Fai

Dedicated Governance Structure

Besides being governed under two enactments, namely, the Trustee Act 1949 and the Trust Companies Act 1949, we are supervised by the Companies Commission of Malaysia (Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia or SSM) in respect of the administration, by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) in respect of the services rendered and by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) in respect of Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism matters. We also have our own governance structure set out below. You will note, unlike others, this is dedicated just for our own operations.

Management Team

Mr Saw Leong Aun

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director /Advisor

Mr Saw Leong Aun, aged sixty (60), is the Group Managing Director of the Rockwills International Group, the largest retail estate planning group in Malaysia and Singapore, and a director of Rockwills Corporation Sdn. Bhd. and Rockwills Trustee Berhad (licensed trust company in Malaysia) as well as director of Rockwills Trustee Limited (licensed trust company in Singapore).

He holds an Honours degree in Social Science from the University of Malaya and is a member of STEP International (Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners) since 2013. He is the author of the books, ‘All you need to know about Wills’, ‘Guide to planning your Will effectively’ and ‘Warriors of Rockwills’.

He was previously the Deputy General Manager of BHLB Pacific Trust Management and has played a key role in building the company into the second largest privately owned unit trust management company. He was a founding director of BHLB Trustee Berhad (now a CIMB trustee company). He has also worked with Prudential Assurance Berhad and his last position was  Deputy  Marketing  Manager  responsible  for  marketing  development  of products and agency force.

He  was  nominated  as  finalist  in  the  ‘Chivas  Regal  Success  Unlimited  Award’  which recognises young CEOs for their innovation.

Ms Nurizan binti Jalil

Chief Executive Officer

Puan Nurizan Jalil is appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of MTrustee Berhad from November 2017. She was a Senior Vice President for Legal Unit & Compliance Unit prior to her appointment as a CEO. She started her trustee career in November 2001 and has more than 15 years of experience in corporate trusteeship services industry. Over the years, she has gained vast experience in trusteeship for conventional and Islamic Private Debt Securities, Real Estate Investment Trust, Unit Trust, Custodianship and Interest Scheme. She graduated with a LLB (Hons) from the University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom and a holder of Certificate of Legal Practice from University Malaya. Prior to joining MTrustee Berhad, she was with Citibank Berhad as a marketing officer.

Ms Sharon Khaw Cheng Sim

Head – Business Development

Ms Sharon Khaw joined MTrustee Berhad in July 1997. Prior to her appointment at MTrustee Berhad, she was the Head of Share Margin Trading Unit at United Overseas Bank (M) Bhd and before that, as Operation Assistant Manager at Inter-Pacific Securities Sdn Bhd. She is responsible for the customer relationship management, business development and marketing services of MTrustee Berhad.

Mr Zed Hasrizal Bin Zainal Abidin

Head – Client Services & Operations

Mr. Zed Hasrizal Zainal Abidin joined MTrustee in October 2018. He graduated with a Degree in Accounting from Universiti Putra Malaysia in 2001. He joined HSBC Bank (M) Berhad as a Treasury Finance Officer in 2003 before leaving for AmBank Group in 2009 as an Assistant Manager in Group Finance. In 2011, he was transferred to AmInvestment Bank Berhad as a Manager for the Operations department. He has a wide experience in treasury, finance and investment operations within his 15 years in banking. He is currently in charge of client services and operations.

Mr Hafizul Hassan

Head – Legal

Mr Hafizul Hassan joined MTrustee Berhad in January 2004. He graduated with a LLB (Hons) from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). He was successfully admitted to High Court of Malaya as an Advocate & Solicitor on 2003. He was in legal practice prior to joining MTrustee Berhad. He completed LLM in Islamic Banking & Finance from IIUM in March 2015. He has wide range of experience in corporate trust in both Islamic and Conventional fields. He is currently in charge for the overall legal affairs and risk management of MTrustee Berhad.

Ms Sufiah binti Ahmad

Head – Compliance

Ms Sufiah joined MTrustee Berhad in September 2006. She graduated with a LLB (Hons) from National University of Malaysia (UKM). She completed her pupilage with M/s Alan & Co. and was successfully admitted to High Court of Malaya as an Advocate & Solicitor on 2003. She was in legal practice for three years prior to joining MTrustee Berhad. She has wide range of experience in corporate trust. She is currently in charge for the overall compliance of MTrustee Berhad.

Ms Junaidah binti Hashim

Head - Finance

Ms Junaidah joined MTrustee Berhad in November 2007. Prior to joining MTrustee Berhad, she was with Malaysian Building Society Berhad (MBSB) as an Account Executive. Earlier, she was with Libroff Sdn Bhd also as Accounts Executive. She is currently attached with Finance Unit preparing monthly management accounts report and in charge in finance operations.

Staff Strength

The department is supported by staff strength of 33 comprising of 29 executives and 4 non-executives.

Services We Offer

Corporate Trust

  1. Unit Trust Schemes
  2. Real Estate Investment Trusts
  3. Bonds Issues
  4. Stakeholders
  5. Custodial Services
  6. Retirement Funds
  7. Timeshare Schemes
  8. Interest Schemes
  9. Golf Clubs
  10. Recreation Clubs

Clientele by sector as at 28 FEBRUARY 2019

MTrustee Berhad acts as Trustee for the following:

Scheme No. of Clients
1)  Unit Trust Schemes 14
2)  Real Estate Investment Trusts 6
3)  Bonds Issues 45
4)  Stakeholders 39
5)  Custodial Services 18
6)  Retirement Funds 2
7)  Timeshare Schemes 4
8)  Interest Schemes 1
9)  Golf Clubs 3
10)  Recreation Clubs 4
Total 136

RM20.10 Billion Assets under Trust as at 31 January 2019