Executive Director, Socio-Economic Research Centre (SERC)
LEE HENG GUIE had 30 years of professional experience as an economist, with almost 13 years in Bank Negara Malaysia and 19
years within the financial services industry.
Currently, Mr. Lee holds the position of Executive Director of SocioEconomic Research Centre (SERC), an independent think-tank
of the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM). He is an independent member of the Investment Committee of Opus Asset Management Sdn Bhd since May 2017 and was appointed as an Independent Board Director of Bank of China (Malaysia) in December 2021. He is also a member of the Economic Committee of the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC).
Mr. Lee actively contributes articles and provides economic commentaries in major print media (both English and Mandarin) as well as participated in seminars/conferences as a resource person.
He was former Head of Economics of CIMB Investment Bank and has led CIMB Macroeconomic research to be ranked top 3 for nine consecutive years (2005-13) in the Asiamoney Polls. He holds a BA (Hons) majoring in Economics from University of Malaya, Malaysia and a Master’s Degree in Development Economics from Williams College, U.S.A.