About Yap Ming Hui

Yap Ming Hui is the nation’s leading authority on HOLISTIC wealth management.

Yap Ming Hui is the Founder and Managing Director of Whitman Independent Advisors Sdn Bhd, the first and leading HOLISTIC wealth management company in Malaysia which specialises in helping clients grow money with high certainty.  Whitman is licensed by the Securities Commission and Bank Negara Malaysia.

Yap’s clients include some of the major owners of public-listed companies (PLCs) on Bursa Malaysia, CEOs of multi- national corporations (MNCs) and successful small-and-medium enterprise (SME) companies. In 2008, inspired by a cold call from a single mother seeking holistic financial advice, Yap decided to help middle class Malaysians to grow their money with high certainty.

Best-Selling Author

Yap Ming Hui is one of Malaysia’s bestselling authors on personal financial management. He is the author of six best-selling books:

  • You Can’t Manage Your Money: Especially When You’re Rich
  • Maximise What You’ve Got: No Matter How Much you Have Now
  • MaxWealth: How To Maximise Your Wealth Beyond Investment Returns
  • Family Office: The Super Rich’s Secret to Wealth Maximisation
  • The Roadmap to Financial Freedom: The Ultimate Guide to Achieve Financial Freedom
  • Set Yourself FREE: How to Optimise Your Money and Become Wealthy with Minimum Effort and Risk

TV and Radio Personality

Yap has been sharing financial tips and views on NTV7’s The Breakfast Show. He hosted the Financial Freedom Minutes segment on NTV7 every Tuesday morning from April 2011 – November 2012.

In 2007, Yap has also made his voice heard over the airwaves when he was invited to share his expertise as the recurring guest for Financial Bizz Buzz on Lite FM.

National Newspaper Columnist & Commentator on Financial Issues in the Media

Yap presently host a monthly column in Star Bizweek, which appears on Saturday called Money & You. He has previously hosted columns in the New Straits Times and Sin Chew Daily.

He has also written for STAR Bizweek advising high net worth individuals on wealth management issues from 2003 to 2004. From 2001 to 2002, Yap was invited to host a wealth management column in THE EDGE, Malaysia’s leading weekly business publication.

As a recognised authority in wealth management for high net worth individuals and their families, Yap’s comments and views are frequently sought by established national print and broadcast media such as THE EDGE, BUSINESS TIMES, THE STAR, MALAYSIAN BUSINESS, INVESTORS DIGEST, BLOOMBERG, ASTRO, TV2, BERNAMA, NTV7 and SIN CHEW DAILY.

Money Optimisation Educator

Yap appears on stage frequently, talking to thousands of people since 2000, and is widely acknowledged as one of the most entertaining and informative speakers in the personal finance field. To find out more on his public seminars and workshops, click here.

Yap publishes a monthly newsletter “Smart Money Matters” dedicated to share knowledge and tips on how to grow money with high certainty using a holistic approach.

Yap is regularly invited to address audiences on personal financial management challenges and solutions. He has been a featured speaker at:

Industry Associations

Malaysia Building Materials Distributors Association (BMDA)
TEC Asia (an international organization of CEO’s)
The Electrical & Electronics Associations of Malaysia (TEEAM)
The Selangor Foundry and Engineering Industries Association and others

Professional Bodies

Malaysia Institute of Accountants (MIA)
Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management (MIHRM)
PertubuhanAkitek Malaysia (PAM)
Institute of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM)
Malaysia Dental Association (MDA)
Association of Consulting Engineers, Malaysia (ACEM)
Institution of Surveyors, Malaysia (ISM)
Malaysia Medical Association (MMA) and others

Corporate Companies

Al- Rajhi Bank
Fuji Xerox
UMW and others


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