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Benson Ooi

Legal, Risk and Compliance Director / Resident Manager
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Benson is the Director of Legal, Risk & Compliance of Trust of ZICO Trust. He leads the compliance team at ZICO Trust and is responsible for overseeing the compliance requirements of the company internally and externally. Benson has good experience in regulatory compliance, trust & estate planning and trust administration.


Benson has vast experience in regulatory compliance, legal and trust.

His experience includes dealing with various regulatory agency in different jurisdictions. Apart from dealing with regulatory compliance matter, he worked closely with other industry specialists such as bankers, accountants, lawyers and tax advisors.

During his appointment with the independent trust company, he managed to solve complex estate and trust matters.


Benson started his career as a practising lawyer in Malaysia. Eventually, he has embarked into Trust and Estate Planning Practice and has joined a leading Financial Planning Firm in 2008.

In 2014, he was recruited to lead a trust team with an established trust company in Singapore.  He focused on Regulatory Compliance, Trust Administration and Estate Planning with two international trust companies prior to joining ZICO Trust (S) Ltd.


  • Bachelor of Laws, Bond University, Queensland, Australia.
  • Diploma in Syariah Law & Practice (DSLP) International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia.
  • Certificate in Trust, Wealth Management Institute Singapore, Singapore.


  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • English
  • Mandarin