Award-winning fintech firm GoalsMapper has appointed Mr Benjamin Ang as Head of Financial Literacy and Adviser Advocacy, effective immediately.
In this newly created role, he will be responsible for leading GoalsMapper’s initiatives to make learning about money fun and to highlight the invaluable role that professional advisers play in the personal financial planning journey.
Dato Wayne Chen, CEO and co-founder of GoalsMapper, said: “We are delighted to welcome Benjamin to GoalsMapper. He is a familiar face to senior executives and financial practitioners in the industry across Asia. With Benjamin’s track record in forging new paths, we are confident that he will play a key role in GoalsMapper’s next phase of growth to solidify our position as Asia’s most preferred financial platform enabling financial consultants, and through financial literacy and professional advisers, to empower everyone to make better financial decisions.”
Benjamin brings with him some 17 years of experience in and around the financial services industry. Most recently, he was the Founding Editor of Asia Advisers Network. The regional news media which he conceptualised and launched is dedicated to serving the informational needs of financial practitioners.
He had also launched the first-of-its-kind Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards. The highly respected Awards with an independently audited judging process recognises the best financial services professionals and companies in the region to raise the standards and standing of the industry.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Benjamin Ang said: “GoalsMapper has become the financial platform of choice for many financial consultants to bring their financial advisory practice to the next level. I’m excited to join GoalsMapper and assume the newly created role of Head of Financial Literacy and Adviser Advocacy. Financial literacy is a life skill that everyone should possess. We believe that with a more financially literate society, the role of highly competent and professional financial consultants will be even more valued.”