Elaine Tang Ee Lean, is Manager, Compliance Advisory of RHT Compliance Solutions Sdn. Bhd. She has had more than 24 years of commercial banking experience in both foreign and local commercial banks in Malaysia, of which more than 8 years was in Risk and Compliance.
With RHTCS Malaysia, Elaine provides regulatory advisory on regulatory requirements, governance, compliance risk management, and internal policies implementation to a spectrum of financial institutions and FinTech firms.
Elaine started her career in 1990 with HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad in Methods Research/Operations Support, supporting branches and back office departments by providing advisory on internal and external procedures.
In HSBC, she was also involved in the implementation of the HSBC Universal Banking (HUB) System for Credit Loans in 1997 and the centralization of the Credit Administration functions in 1999 – 2001. Subsequently, she led a team in the loan account opening and maintenance team in Credit Administration department.
Elaine joined Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad in 2005 as a specialist correspondent in Customer Care, liaising with Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to address customers’ complaints and coordinated investigations with the credit team in Scope International Sdn. Bhd. on credit related matters. She was also involved in the setting up of the Regional Scanning Centre in 2007 for the imaging, maintenance and ensuring completeness of the account opening documentation as part of the bank’s Operational Risk Management Framework.
She joined Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad in 2008 as the Risk Officer for the centralized Credit Administration department, ensuring the effective implementation and management of the Compliance and Operational Risk Management Framework.
Subsequently, as a Senior Executive Group Compliance, she assisted the Head of Group Compliance from 2012 until 2016 in managing compliance risks for the banking group through regulatory advisory, compliance reviews and monitoring non-compliance issues until resolution as well as preparing reports to the Board of Directors and Senior Management on non-compliance issues. She was also involved in the implementation of the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) 2010 e-Learning system for the bank. Elaine holds a BSc in Business (majoring in Management and Finance) from Benedictine College, Kansas, U.S.A. She also obtained her MBA from the University of Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.