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.