Sustainable Finance Institute Asia
Chief Executive Officer
Eugene Wong is the Chief Executive Officer of SFIA, an independent institute established to catalyse ideas on Sustainable Finance at the policy level in ASEAN, as well as propel action in support of those policy ideas. SFIA is the Host of the ASEAN Taxonomy Board. Eugene was previously the Managing Director, Corporate Finance & Investments of the Securities Commission Malaysia (“SC”). His portfolio covered IPOs, Corporate Bond and Sukuk issuances, Collective Investment Schemes and Take-overs. He oversaw the SC’s ASEAN related initiatives and was a Chair of the Deputies of the ASEAN Capital Markets Forum and the Co-Chair of its Sustainable Finance Working Group. In addition, he was a Co-Chair of the ASEAN Working Committee on Capital Market Development. He also served as a member of the Audit Oversight Board in Malaysia and was an Adviser to the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board. Prior to joining the SC, Eugene held positions in a merchant bank, a stockbroking company and in the corporate finance division of an international accounting firm. Eugene is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, Fellow of CPA Australia and a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He has an Advanced Diploma in Corporate Finance from The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) and holds a B. Comm. from the University of Melbourne.