Our Founder

Learn about the inspiring journey of our founder, whose expertise and vision have led our company to become a trusted and innovative leader in the industry

Our Founder — Yap Ming Hui

The Founder and Managing Director of Whitman Independent Advisors Sdn Bhd, the first and leading personalised wealth management company in Malaysia which specialises in helping clients grow money with high certainty. Whitman is licensed by the Securities Commission and approved by 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.

Get ahead in your financial journey with Yap’s proven advice — watch Yap’s videos here

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TV and Radio Personality

Yap regularly appears on the Ringgit and Sense segment at Business FM, where he shares his personal finance and investment expertise.

He hosted the Financial Freedom Minutes segment on NTV7’s The Breakfast Show from April 2011 – November 2012.

In 2007, Yap 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.

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Best Selling Author

Yap Ming Hui is one of Malaysia’s bestselling authors on personal financial management. He is the author of seven English-language books, including the best-selling Financial Freedom Investing and Roadmap to Financial Freedom.

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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.

Renowned Authority, Speaker, and Trainer in Holistic Wealth Management

Yap Ming Hui is highly respected for his extensive experience and proven track record of success, which make him a sought-after figure for speaking engagements and corporate training.

Since 2000, Yap has delivered dynamic and innovative presentations to thousands of people, earning him widespread recognition as a thought leader in the field of holistic wealth management. His invaluable insights and solutions have been featured at numerous prestigious events, and he has been invited to provide training to many prominent multinational corporations.

Yap has been a featured speaker at:

Industry Associations

Malaysia Building Materials Distributors Association (BMDA) TEC Asia

The Electrical & Electronics Associations of Malaysia (TEEAM)

The Selangor Foundry and Engineering Industries Association (SFEIA)

Professional Bodies

Malaysia Institute of Accountants (MIA)

Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management (MIHRM)

Association of Consulting Engineers, Malaysia (ACEM)

Institute of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM)

Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM)

Malaysia Medical Association (MMA)

Corporate Companies

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