The Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC), the country’s umbrella body representing financial planning professionals and financial services providers, appointed Michael Kok Fook On as its new president at its 13th annual general meeting on Monday. Previously the MPFC’s deputy president, Kok succeeds Md Adnan Md Zain, who said that 2016 was the most successful year for the council since its establishment 13 years ago. A veteran of the insurance and financial planning industries, Kok has contributed vastly to the field of financial planning education in Malaysia and the Southeast Asian region. He served as president of the National Association of Malaysian Life Insurance and Family Takaful Advisors from 2008 to 2010. As president and fellow of the MFPC, Kok will be in charge of the council’s nationwide operations, including its chapters in Sarawak, Penang, and Johor.
Other officials appointed during the general meeting were: Vincent Kwo Shih Kang as deputy president; Phang Kar Yew, vice president of external relations and publicity; Victor Kho Chui Ing, vice president of membership; Dr. Ahcene Lahsana, vice president of research & publication; Andy Ng Yen Heng, treasurer; and Anuar Shuib as secretary.
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MFPC 13th Annual General Meeting (AGM), 15 May 2017@Bukit Kiara Equestrian & Country Resort
MFPC Announces New National Council Members & Office Bearers for 2017 – 2019 term
Kuala Lumpur, May 15th 2017 – The Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC) in accordance to its constitution, today announced our new National Council Members. The announcement was made during the Council’s 13th Annual General Meeting at Bukit Kiara Equestrian & Country Club.
Md Adnan Md Zain, in his final speech as MFPC’s President stated that the year 2016 was the most successful year of the Council since its formation 13 years ago and was certainly another productive and successful year for MFPC.
“We have always recognised the need for a stronger digital presence for our members. It is in this regard, that we have commenced with the development of a new system. As some of you may remember at our last AGM at this same venue last year, we shared our intention of acquiring a permanent place of operations of the Secretariat office. I am thus happy to announce that the Secretariat office will be moving to Kota Damansara and commence operations from January 2018.
After a comprehensive and deliberate selection process, Michael Kok Fook On has been selected as the new MFPC President effective from May 16th 2017 replacing Md Adnan Md Zain who served two terms of continuous service for the Council. Previously, Mr Michael Kok led MFPC as the Deputy President and Chairman of Certification & CPD Board. He has extensive experience in Financial Planning education.
As President, Michael Kok will have responsibility for the Council’s operation units nationwide including the Sarawak, Penang and Johor Chapters. For his contributions to the Financial Planning Industry in Malaysia, he was awarded as Fellow of Malaysian Financial Planning Council.
Concurrent to Michael Kok’s appointment, the new National Council members includes Vincent Kwo Shih Kang as the new Deputy President, Assoc Prof. Dr Ahcene Lahsana as a Vice President of Research & Publication, Dr Chai Kon Lim, Dr Desmond Chong Kok Fei, Dato Javern Lim, Assoc Prof. Dr Mohamad Fazli and Mohamad Sani Ayob as the new National Council members.
In accordance with the AGM and the tradition, a three hours seminar with the theme of “9Ps Tips on How to Be a Top Performer Consistently” was held on the same day for its member. The seminar was set to adopt and discussed on the Financial Planners performance and essential principles in building up and maintaining a well-focused relationship with the audience.
(1) On-line Examination Registration via MFPC Website
(2) Appeal Form (AF01): Appeal to Defer Examination/Extend Examination Validity/Remark Project Paper
( 1 ) On-line Examination Registration via MFPC Website
We are pleased to inform that MFPC will implement the on-line examination registration through MFPC website starting August 2017 examination intake.
On-line Examination Registration will allow students to register their examinations with a computer or electronic device at time convenient to them. Students are required to key in all the necessary information as stipulated in the e-Examination Registration Form. Students could register on-line effective 6 March 2017. Please find e-Examination Registration Form link: https://mfpc.org.my/examination/book-your-exam/ for your attention.
Hence, with immediate effect; please be advised that the Secretariat will no longer accept print/scan/email copy of Examination Registration Form (EF01).
( 2 ) Appeal Form (AF01): Appeal to Defer Examination/Extend Examination Validity/Remark Project Paper
Please be informed that the Examination Board (EB) has deliberated; and decision has been made for students to submit official Appeal Form (AF01) for three (3) categories of appeal; and appeal fee is applicable respectively as table below;
|No.||Category of Appeal||Appeal Fee|
|1||Deferment of examination date/module/ centre/intake before the examination registration closing date.||RM53|
|2||Extend examination validity RFP/Shariah RFP module and RFP/Shariah RFP capstone; examination/project paper.||RM106|
|3||Remark RFP/Shariah RFP module 7 and RFP/Shariah RFP capstone project paper.||RM318|
Appeal procedure will take effect immediately.
For clarification and assistance, please contact the MFPC Secretariat at 03 – 6203 5899 or email to email@example.com.
Malaysian Financial Planning Council
Dr Achene Lahsasna
Chairman, Examination Board