SHORT PROFILE OF JAMES OH AT SEPT 2016



James Oh is a financial, wealth and mindset specialist, thinker, leader and intensive researcher with nearly 30 years of professional working experiences in various industries such as trading, construction, aviation, movies investment and distribution. He is richly exposed in both local and international levels particularly in negotiating with the world leading aviation financiers, insurance and reinsurance brokers. 

In the course of his practice, James had held senior specialist, supervisory, managerial and leadership positions by providing success oriented strategic and operational plans to nurture the company he had worked with. His track record includes growing together with the founder of the company he worked with and get it listed and turned the company around when it was badly hit by the Asian Financial Crisis in 1996-7.

James has been featured in media multiple times such as the top investment magazine i.e. Smart Investor Magazine, Financial First, Money Compass, FlyMe360, Property Insight, Entrepreneur Insight, Corporate Voice Journal (MAICSA), Journal of Wealth Planning and Management. He has self-published eight books, specializes in value creation.  4 out of 8 books have been upgraded to second edition and beyond. 


Moving beyond the Horizon is the mind skill course he has conducted for in-house program with the Non-Profit Organization. Other Non-Profit Organization he had served namely World Health Organization under supervision of late Prof Dr Yap Han Heng and Worldfish. He also serves as an Associate Trainer with Kaplan Institute, Singapore and IABT Advanced in Business Training Sdn. Bhd.


James Oh is a leading authority in the area of business strategy, sustainable growth and innovation. As a value creation specialist with Western Academy Sdn Bhd after he had created value in his diverse capacities and roles including official registered trainer with international business club, association, professional institutions, both local and Oversea; writer with numerous local magazines; blogger in the field of financial, wealth and mindset & business consultant with a group of companies.  

His recognition goes beyond the organization as he was invited to be one of the speakers at the Secretarial Conference in Kuala Lumpur on Dec 2 & 3 2015, a conference event organized by Camfori Training Provider that featured comprehensive secretarial and financial strategies and solutions featuring 10+ thought leaders and speakers. 

One of his recent article has been selected to be included as a collection of the investment supplement published by MIRA. It comprised of numerous renowned authors. This limited printed copies of books were distributed to more than 300 invited members and guests in conjunction with their IR Annual Award for 2016.

James graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from the National University of Malaysia, and Laws degree from the London of University (UK). He is a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountant, Certified Professional Trainer with IPMA (UK) & PSMB Certified Trainer and Competent Communicator with Toastmaster International.

James Oh can be reached at jamesoh2003@yahoo.co.uk