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AccelVantage Academy (“AVA”) is the first academy of its kind in Malaysia established as a one-stop training and support centre for financial entrepreneurs in the field of wealth management. We provide training, coaching and mentoring through carefully designed courses and programmes, which have benefitted and helped harness the skills of our many prominent wealth advisers in their career paths.


Dear all,

AVA – a joint venture subsidiary company under Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad (“Affin Hwang AM”) – is the first academy of its kind in Malaysia. Here, we are committed harnessing the potential of aspiring wealth entrepreneurs by providing a conducive learning environment to cultivate the right mindset and passion that would help one grow and excel in the field of wealth management.

The AVA team consists of industry practitioners that possess years of experience and expertise in developing training programmes, as well as conducting coaching and mentoring sessions to help aspiring financial entrepreneurs accelerate their career footprint within the investment industry.

Our training programmes are constantly updated to adapt to the ever-changing investment landscape. We pride ourselves in providing the relevant knowledge and technical skills that would help wealth consultants and partners stay agile to the currents of the market.

True to Affin Hwang AM’s “Built on Trust” mantra, we very much believe in building long-lasting and meaningful relationships – not just with our esteemed clients, but also aspiring individuals such as yourself.

Join us in building a business, join us in making a difference.

Andy Yap
Managing Director


Edwin Ooi
Senior Coach

Cheah Teck Wai
Senior Coach

Ian Lim Seng Yew
Senior Coach

Ben Tee
Senior Coach


Celina Chee’s Testimonial as Wealth Manager for Affin Hwang Asset Management

Celina Chee shares her story of how she made the switch from a bank to her current role as wealth manager

Chloe Chan’s Testimonial as Wealth Manager for Affin Hwang Asset Management

Chloe shares her story of how she made the switch from a bank to her current role as wealth manager

Academy Investment Philosophy Video

Why Staying Invested Is Important – AVA

Managing Director of AccelVantage Academy talks about the importance of staying invested for the long term.

Why Do I Need Additional Retirement Planning

Chief Sales & Regional Officer of Affin Hwang Asset Management explains why additional retirement planning is important for us.

About Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad

Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad (“Affin Hwang AM”) is an independently-managed, bank-backed asset management firm that started its roots in 2001, serving the needs of corporates, institutions, pension funds, government-linked companies, high net worth individuals and the mass affluent.

Affin Hwang AM specialises in customised solutions and invest into equities, bonds, money market, structured products, and other alternative investment instruments to generate returns for its clients.

As a leading independent investment manager, Affin Hwang AM has built its business premised on a simple principle, which is Trust. We remain steadfast in not taking excessive risks in managing our clients’ money and at the same time fulfil our promise to deliver absolute positive performance in different market cycles.

“We are here for only one reason, which is to help our clients build their wealth. And only with their trust, we have been allowed to do so.”

Dato’ Teng Chee Wai, Managing Director
Affin Hwang Asset Management Bhd

Learn more about Affin Hwang AM here.

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    Accelerate your career path with us

    We believe that a career infused with entrepreneurship allows a person to pursue the desired path created by oneself – and with it comes a sense of purpose, reignition to perhaps a once dormant passion, and the excitement of finding inspirations and fulfilment in the day-to-days.

    That is why we are here to challenge the traditional notion of how a career or workplace should be, and help you chart your own roadmap within the wealth management universe. Join us.

    Our people are our greatest assets

    Wealth Partner

    Attaining a rewarding career in wealth management is only possible if you are entrusted by your clients to be a reliable partner in their financial journey. If you have the passion, we have the platform for you to excel.

    Academy Coach

    If you are a practitioner in wealth management and have the passion to groom financial entrepreneurs and future leaders in the field, you would be a perfect fit to our Academy Coaching team.

    Our Training Philosophy


    All training sessions are delivered in a simple yet structured manner; ensuring that even those who are new to the industry can easily grasp and learn.


    All our coaches are qualified subject matter experts with real industry experience. They were once in your shoe, now let them guide you to better succeed in the wealth management world.


    The most effective training sessions are often lively and vibrant. That is why all of our sessions are held in an open manner – enabling participants to share, ask, teach as well as learn comfortably.


    Despite the serious nature of the business, we believe that fun and fulfilment should go hand-in-hand in your career. After all, if you enjoy what you do, you will never work a day in your life.







    What makes us tick?

    Technical Training

    We turn complicated financial jargons into simple investment concepts and tips which you can apply in your day-to-day interactions with clients and peers.

    Onboarding Learning Process

    We have a structured and proven 90-day system that helps ensure that you are moving towards the right direction.

    Scope of Content

    We approach personal finance in a holistic manner – from risk management, wealth management to wealth distribution and planning. We believe that resourcefulness is key to staying relevant to your clients needs in this ever-changing financial landscape.

    Client Engagement (Marketing)

    We believe that the most effective way to connect with your prospective clients is by empowering them in financial money matters – in which financial education and literacy are vital.

    Managing Client's Wealth

    We focus on building portfolios that best complements our clients’ needs, rather than emphasising on short-term returns. In this aspect, our career model for wealth partners is based on long-term growth and progress as opposed to month-to-month KPI monitoring.

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