Tengku Hariz, 26, Investment Banker
Tell us a little bit more about what you do.
I work for an international bank called the Royal Bank of Canada. I play around with money and mainly I manage and oversee the day-to-day investment operations, which involves stock markets, client operations and portfolios.
What is the one movie or documentary we should watch if we want to understand the world of economics and finance?
My go-to picks would be Wall Street, Margin Call, The Big Short, Too Big To Fail, and everyone’s favourite: The Wolf of Wall Street.
What’s the one thing that we should all start investing in right now?
Invest in yourself. Explore the things you’re passionate about and this extends to things not related to your work-life.
What’s the best thing about love?
That it’s unquantifiable and limitless.
Describe your idea of a perfect weekend.
A perfect weekend for me would be driving away from the city and head to the great outdoors. Be it the waterfalls or even spending it by the beach with close friends and that special someone!
Tell us about your first crush?
She was really cute with a pretty smile. We talked a couple of times and went out once during high school days.
What fictional character do you relate to the most?
Don Draper from Mad Men.
What’s the best career advice you’ve ever gotten? From who?
Remember why you started and don’t stop until you achieve it. Hardship and setbacks are temporary but satisfaction will last a lifetime – from my very inspiring Dad!