Leong Sze Hian appointed to CIFA Advisory Board

Leong Sze Hian has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the Convention of Independent Financial Advisors (CIFA). CIFA is the only Non-Governmental Organisation in the financial sector, accredited in special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. CIFA has 70 member financial associations worldwide. He participated in the Xth International CIFA Forum in Monaco from 25 to 27 April, which had opening addresses by His Excellency Nassir Adbulaziz Al-Nasser, President of the 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly, and Her Excellency Laura Dupuy Lasserre, the President of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Other distinquished members of the Advisory Board include Jacques Potdevin, former president of the European Federation of Accountants and Vincent J Derudder, Chairman of the European Federation of Financial Advisers & Financial Intermediaries.

About the Author

Leong Sze Hian has served as the president of 4 professional bodies, honorary consul of 2 countries, an alumnus of Harvard University, authored 4 books, quoted over 1500 times in the media , has been a radio talkshow host, a newspaper daily columnist, Wharton Fellow, SEACeM Fellow, columnist for theonlinecitizen and Malaysiakini, executive producer of Ilo Ilo (40 international awards), Hotel Mumbai (associate producer), invited to speak more than 200 times in about 40 countries, CIFA advisory board member, founding advisor to the Financial Planning Associations of 2 countries. He has 3 Masters, 2 Bachelors degrees and 13 professional  qualifications.