Mr Choo Swee Kee graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from The National University of Singapore (recipient of Singapore Govt bursary grant). He is a Chartered Financial Analyst holder from the Association for Investment Management and Research, U.S.A.
He started his career as an Auditor in Coopers & Lybrand Singapore (now known as PriceWaterhouse Coopers) from November 1987 to December 1989. In January 1990, Mr Choo joined Chase Manhattan Bank, Singapore (now known as JP Morgan Chase Bank) as an Investment Officer until May 1992. Thereafter, he was appointed as Assistant Manager in Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Limited in June 1992, assisting senior fund managers in the investment operations, a position he held till September 1995.
Subsequently, Mr Choo joined Vickers Ballas Research (M) as a Senior Analyst in October 1995 till June 1997 and in July 1997, he joined Daiwa Securities Adviser (M) as a Senior Analyst and held the position till January 1999. He was then appointed as Senior Fund Manager of KLCS Asset Management Sdn Bhd in April 1999 till June 2005.
In July 2005, he joined TA Investment Management Berhad as Senior Fund Manager. He was then appointed as Deputy Chief Investment Officer and was later promoted to Chief Investment Officer in December 2006 as Head of the Investment Team and lead the Investment Working Committee meetings. In January 2008, Mr Choo was appointed Executive Director of TA Investment Management Berhad.
Mr Choo is responsible for the overall strategy and asset allocation decision of the investment process. He also oversees all the fund managers and analysts and participate in marketing duties such as making presentations to IUTAs, unit trust agency force, individual and corporate clients. He also provides talks and/or seminars to the public and media.