1. Degree - Economics, Marketing Management and Accountancy [Otago University, New Zealand]
2. Professional Qualification - Accounting [New Zealand Institute of Accountants]
3. Professional Qualification - Accounting [Malaysian Institute of Accountants]
Dato' Tan Guan Cheong holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Otago University, New Zealand, majoring in economics, marketing management and accountancy.
Earlier in his career, he has worked in international audit firm Coopers & Lybrand (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers) in New Zealand and Malaysia. Additionally, Dato Tan has wide working experience in the financial services industry and has served in various senior capacities. He joined Orix Leasing Malaysia Bhd, an international diversified financial services institution, in 1976 as a financial and accounting controller. Dato Tan rose to become the Managing Director in 1988 and held this position until his retirement. He has been a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since 1983.
He is also currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of Malayan Cement Berhad and Pintar Projek Sdn Bhd, the manager of YTL Hospitality REIT.
This book is the result of the author's many years of experience and observation throughout his 26 years in the stockbroking industry. It was written for general public to learn to invest based on facts and not on fantasies or hearsay....