About Terence Liew Tze Pin

Bsc(Accounting & Finance, Honors, UOL)
MA(Finance & Investment, Distinction, Exon)
Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA, SMU)

Terence graduated with an Executive MBA with Singapore Management University (SMU). He obtained a scholarship for his postgraduate studies,  Master of Arts in Finance & Investment (Distinction) with the University of Exeter, England. His first degree in Accounting and Finance (Honors) was taken with the University of London. Though offered a PhD scholarship in finance with the University of Exeter, he declined to return back to Singapore to pursue an offer with the hedge fund industry in risk management and portfolio management. His research interest lies in behaviour finance and corporate governance.

He is currently an Associate Director with First Principal Financial, a leading financial advisory firm where he focuses on High Networth Clients (HNWs) in the area of wealth accumulation, wealth protection and wealth distribution in the last few years. Previously, he spent 5 years as the Vice President with HongKong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) where he spear-headed a top Central Premier Centre and handled an asset under management of $200 million for HNWs. Terence won many individual awards with HSBC and under his leadership, his centre won glowing recognition in the platform. Other experiences includes working with the Customer Relationship Management System (CRMS) within HSBC Asia-Pacific, portfolio risk management and FX strategy in the hedge fund industry.

He spent the last 5 years lecturing in the University of London and Plymouth University programme, concentrating in Investment Management, Introduction to Economics, Business Economics, Financial Research Methods, Financial Management and Policy. Many of his students have since graduated with good honours such as First Class classification and secured good jobs.