Ivy Ng is currently the Head of Malaysia Research and Regional Head of Agribusiness in CIMB. She is a CFA charterholder and holds a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics. She has been covering the palm oil sector since the mid-90s and expanded her coverage to include the regional palm oil companies since 2005. She took on the role of Malaysian equity strategist since 2016. She joined CIMB in 2005 and has been an investment analyst since 1994, with prior stints in Affin-UOB, Peregrine Research, Hwang-DBS Securities and GK Goh Research. Ivy was ranked number one by Asiamoney polls as the best Malaysian strategist for 2017, best Malaysian industrial analyst for four consecutive years from 2014 to 2017 and utilities analyst in 2007 and 2008. She was also voted Malaysia’s best power analyst in 2007 and best plantation analyst in 2008 by The Edge.