Bank Risk Manager of the Year: Teh Wei Jin, CIMB Group

Multi-country systems roll-out for Basel compliance sets Teh Wei Jin apart


There's one thing to be said about the winner of this award: he is not short of ambition and drive, given the scale of the task he has taken on.

Teh Wei Jin, regional head of asset-liability management at Malaysia's CIMB Group, has not been content with doing the minimum needed to comply with the Basel III capital adequacy rules; he takes a forward-thinking view of risk management.

The bank is working to deploy a systems setup across Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand simultaneously for