Me & My Money

Out to improve the lives of others

Master financial consultant Leslie Eng has a well-diversified investment portfolio comprising stocks, unit trusts and insurance. He is a big believer in long-term investing and most of his financial assets are purchased with that view in mind. Thirty
Master financial consultant Leslie Eng has a well-diversified investment portfolio comprising stocks, unit trusts and insurance. He is a big believer in long-term investing and most of his financial assets are purchased with that view in mind. Thirty per cent of his portfolio is allocated to insurance policies, and he has taken up a range of policies to address his changing needs at different stages of his life.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

Leslie Eng shares benefits of insurance with clients, and mentors financial consultants

When new graduate Leslie Eng completed his Diploma in Information Technology at Nanyang Polytechnic in 2002, he wasn't sure what career path to take but was certain on one point - no desk job, thanks.

He did not need much convincing on that point: "I was fortunate to have been offered a great opportunity to intern at the Monetary Authority of Singapore," he recalls.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 20, 2018, with the headline 'Out to improve the lives of others'. Print Edition | Subscribe