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Christopher Chew, CFC®, CFP, MBA(UK), ACPA(UK)

Managing Partner, Alpha Coach Academy

Christopher Chew has more than 40 years experience as an engineer, manager, consultant and entrepreneur in various fields such as engineering, construction, contract administration, project management, marketing, accounting and finance, and information & communication technologyin Malaysia and overseas. He has also been involved in higher/further educational and training programmes with various entities includingthe Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM), Putra College, and EFI (Cambodia)-Charles Sturt University(Australia).


Christopher Chew is a Certified Financial Coach™ (CFC®) and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and currently serves as alicenced (by Securities Commission Malaysia) Independent Financial Planner and Financial Adviser Representative (approved by Bank Negara Malaysia) with UOB KayHian Wealth Advisers SdnBhd (providing financial planning, risk protection, investment and estate planning advisory services). In addition, he serves as aSEAP (SMECorporation Expert Advisory Panel) Consultant providing business, marketing and financial advisory services to SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) and in conjunction with these services, he is also a Financial Coach to some of his clients. He also serves as a panel member evaluating projects for financial assistance (grants) given by the Malaysian Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MOSTI). As a Certified Professional Trainer, he is also an occasional facilitator/lecturer in higher/further educational and training programmes.His passion now is to help promote financial literacy and help whosoever desiring happiness and well-being in being financially free.




B.Sc.(Hons) Eng.- University of Surrey, UK

MBA - Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde, UK

Certified Diploma in Accountancy & Finance (CDipAF) - ACCA, UK

Certified Financial Planner (CFP) - CFB Board, USA

Certified Professional Trainer(CPT) –MIM and PSMB, Malaysia

Licenced Independent Financial Adviser (BNM/SC Malaysia - CMSRL/A9551/2008)

Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies – v.certificate, Harvardx, USA

Behavioral Finance – v.certificate, Duke University, USA

Foundations of Positive Psychology – v.certificate, Penn University, USA

Certified Financial Coach™ (CFC®) – UTMSpace, Malaysia



Associate of the Certified Public Accountants Association, UK – ACPA(UK)

Malaysian Institute of Management -Ord. Member (MMIM) and ex-Council Member

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, USA -Senior Member (SMIEEE)

IEEE Malaysia Section - Auditor 

IEEE Malaysia Section Consultants Network Affinity Group - Treasurer

Financial Planning Association of Malaysia- Certified Member

Malaysian Association of Certified Coaches - Ord. Member and Hon. Auditor

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