02 Sep Datuk Chung Chee Leong
Datuk Chung Chee Leong is the President/Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director of Cagamas Berhad. He spearheaded Cagamas’ entrance into the international bond market. Starting with the A3 Sovereign Equivalent International Rating by Moody’s Investors Services, Datuk Chung was instrumental in establishing the company’s USD5 billion Multicurrency EMTN Programme under which Cagamas’ inaugural and South East Asia largest Offshore Renminbi bond was issued. Under his leadership, Cagamas also concluded the country’s largest Sukuk issuance in 2013. He is currently the Chairman of the International Secondary Mortgage Market Association, a networking group formed under the auspicious of the World Bank and served as the first Chairman of the Asian Secondary Mortgage Market Association. Prior to his appointment, Datuk Chung has 29 years of experience in central banking focusing mainly on financial system stability and the financial sector. He has served as the Director of Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) Banking Supervision Department as well as the Risk Management Department. Datuk Chung has carried out assignments for the International Monetary Fund, the Islamic Financial Services Board and the Asian Development Bank.