Human Capital Committee

Human Capital Committee


Promoting and enhancing professional capabilities within the asset management industry and education of investing public remains at heart for the IMAS Human Capital Committee.


Previously known as the Education Committee, the Committee was renamed as the Human Capital Committee in 2020 to reflect its focus on initiatives that would help the industry upskill and reskill to meet challenges ahead, as well to enhance the education of the investing community in Singapore.

 



Chairman
Albert Tse
Head of Distribution Sales & Marketing, South Asia, Amundi Singapore Limited
Albert Tse
Head of Distribution Sales & Marketing, South Asia, Amundi Singapore Limited

Albert is Head of Distribution Sales and Marketing for South Asia. Albert was most recently Head of Intermediary Business of Southeast Asia and Head of Malaysia & Thailand Businesses at Schroders. In this role, he was responsible for the distribution of mutual funds, including account management and development of sales and product strategies, in Southeast Asia.

Albert joined Schroders in 2003 as a member of the Mutual Funds Retail sales team for Singapore. He was appointed as Head of Intermediary Distribution, Singapore, in 2008 and assumed wider responsibilities as Head of Intermediary Business, Southeast Asia from 2010. He was also responsible for private banks business development in Asia from 2014 to 2017. Prior to joining Schroders, Albert spent 2 years at Barclays Capital in Singapore with the Foreign Exchange and Derivatives sales desk.

Albert holds a bachelor’s degree (first class honours) in Business from the Nanyang Technological University and a Master’s Degree in Finance from University of Manchester Institute of Information & Technology (UMIST) and Manchester Business School (MBS). He is also a CFA and CAIA Charterholder. Albert is an IBF Fellow since 2018 and Chairman of the IMAS Education Committee since 2012, starting out as a member since 2005.

Member
Tay Kheng Guet
Head of Human Resources, APAC, Aberdeen Standard Investments (Asia) Limited
Tay Kheng Guet
Head of Human Resources, APAC, Aberdeen Standard Investments (Asia) Limited

Tay Kheng Guet is the Head of Human Resources for Asia Pacific at Aberdeen Standard Investments, responsible for developing strategy and managing human capital for the firm across 10 markets in the region.

She joined Aberdeen Asset Management in August 2013, which merged with Standard Life in 2017. Previously, she was Senior Director and Head of Human Resources at HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA. She has a wealth of experience in the financial as well as non-financial sector

Kheng Guet previously served as a representative of the IMAS Human Resources Working Group to provide industry feedback on the Tripartite Advisory on Human Capital Practices for Asset Management, and was part of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Working Group to identify gaps in existing training courses available and provide guidance to IMAS in the development of CPD training that are relevant to investment management professionals.

Member
Sachin Mahajan
Executive Director, Head Business Development, Aditya Birla Sun Life Asset Management Company Pte Ltd
Sachin Mahajan
Executive Director, Head Business Development, Aditya Birla Sun Life Asset Management Company Pte Ltd

Sachin heads Business Development for Aditya Birla Sun Life Asset Management Company Pte Ltd.

Sachin has spent over 10 years with the Aditya Birla Group and is based in Singapore and is responsible for all business in the Asia Pacific region. Sachin is instrumental in building a business that has over USD 2.5 billion in assets and the Singapore office manages client monies from Singapore, Korea, Japan and Thailand today.

Sachin has a total experience of 16 years in Institutional Asset Management and Investment Advisory and brings enormous experience of investing into the India Capital Markets having earlier worked in fixed income trading and sales in India. He was head of the institutional business in India before he moved to Singapore in 2007 and was responsible for managing and advising the top institutions in India.

Member
Karen Lim
Managing Director, Retail Sales Head, SEA, AllianceBernstein (Singapore) Ltd
Karen Lim
Managing Director, Retail Sales Head, SEA, AllianceBernstein (Singapore) Ltd

Karen oversees AllianceBernstein’s retail business for the Southeast Asia region and her primary focus is to work with financial intermediaries to facilitate their access to AllianceBernstein’s global asset management capabilities.

She is chartered to position and differentiate AllianceBernstein in the minds of clients & partners through an understanding of the Firm’s capabilities and local application of available solutions. She has complete oversight for the overall strategy and execution.

Karen holds NASD certification in Series 6 and graduated with a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University, Australia.

Albert Tse
Head of Distribution Sales & Marketing, South Asia, Amundi Singapore Limited

Albert is Head of Distribution Sales and Marketing for South Asia. Albert was most recently Head of Intermediary Business of Southeast Asia and Head of Malaysia & Thailand Businesses at Schroders. In this role, he was responsible for the distribution of mutual funds, including account management and development of sales and product strategies, in Southeast Asia.

Albert joined Schroders in 2003 as a member of the Mutual Funds Retail sales team for Singapore. He was appointed as Head of Intermediary Distribution, Singapore, in 2008 and assumed wider responsibilities as Head of Intermediary Business, Southeast Asia from 2010. He was also responsible for private banks business development in Asia from 2014 to 2017. Prior to joining Schroders, Albert spent 2 years at Barclays Capital in Singapore with the Foreign Exchange and Derivatives sales desk.

Albert holds a bachelor’s degree (first class honours) in Business from the Nanyang Technological University and a Master’s Degree in Finance from University of Manchester Institute of Information & Technology (UMIST) and Manchester Business School (MBS). He is also a CFA and CAIA Charterholder. Albert is an IBF Fellow since 2018 and Chairman of the IMAS Education Committee since 2012, starting out as a member since 2005.

Tay Kheng Guet
Head of Human Resources, APAC, Aberdeen Standard Investments (Asia) Limited

Tay Kheng Guet is the Head of Human Resources for Asia Pacific at Aberdeen Standard Investments, responsible for developing strategy and managing human capital for the firm across 10 markets in the region.

She joined Aberdeen Asset Management in August 2013, which merged with Standard Life in 2017. Previously, she was Senior Director and Head of Human Resources at HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA. She has a wealth of experience in the financial as well as non-financial sector

Kheng Guet previously served as a representative of the IMAS Human Resources Working Group to provide industry feedback on the Tripartite Advisory on Human Capital Practices for Asset Management, and was part of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Working Group to identify gaps in existing training courses available and provide guidance to IMAS in the development of CPD training that are relevant to investment management professionals.

Sachin Mahajan
Executive Director, Head Business Development, Aditya Birla Sun Life Asset Management Company Pte Ltd

Sachin heads Business Development for Aditya Birla Sun Life Asset Management Company Pte Ltd.

Sachin has spent over 10 years with the Aditya Birla Group and is based in Singapore and is responsible for all business in the Asia Pacific region. Sachin is instrumental in building a business that has over USD 2.5 billion in assets and the Singapore office manages client monies from Singapore, Korea, Japan and Thailand today.

Sachin has a total experience of 16 years in Institutional Asset Management and Investment Advisory and brings enormous experience of investing into the India Capital Markets having earlier worked in fixed income trading and sales in India. He was head of the institutional business in India before he moved to Singapore in 2007 and was responsible for managing and advising the top institutions in India.

Karen Lim
Managing Director, Retail Sales Head, SEA, AllianceBernstein (Singapore) Ltd

Karen oversees AllianceBernstein’s retail business for the Southeast Asia region and her primary focus is to work with financial intermediaries to facilitate their access to AllianceBernstein’s global asset management capabilities.

She is chartered to position and differentiate AllianceBernstein in the minds of clients & partners through an understanding of the Firm’s capabilities and local application of available solutions. She has complete oversight for the overall strategy and execution.

Karen holds NASD certification in Series 6 and graduated with a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University, Australia.

Member
Vincent Chan
Head of Multi-Asset, Fullerton Fund Management Company Ltd
Vincent Chan
Head of Multi-Asset, Fullerton Fund Management Company Ltd

Vincent is the Head of the Multi-Asset team at Fullerton Fund Management. He is responsible for leading Fullerton’s efforts in multi-asset investment strategies.

Vincent joined Fullerton in 2017 from Schroders Investment Management, where he was Head of Multi-Asset Products and provided customised multi-asset solutions to clients in Asia. Before that, Vincent was with NTUC Income where he managed the Asset Allocation and External Fund Managers teams. Earlier in his career, Vincent was with the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC). He held various key responsibilities over the years across departments such as Investment Policy, Economics and Capital Market research, External Fund Manager, as well as Fixed Income.

Vincent graduated from National University of Singapore with an Honours degree in Business Administration. He is also a CFA charterholder.

Member
Wong Hur Ming
Head of Asia Distribution, Matthews Global Investors (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Wong Hur Ming
Head of Asia Distribution, Matthews Global Investors (Singapore) Pte Ltd

Hur-Ming is the Head of Distribution (Asia) at Matthews Global Investors with over 15 years of business development and relationship management experience across various client groups including private wealth management (private banks, family offices, EAMs), retail intermediaries, and institutional investors (central banks, SWFs, pension funds, insurance companies).

Member
Evelyn Lum
Head of Human Resources, Asia ex-Japan, Nikko Asset Management Asia Limited
Evelyn Lum
Head of Human Resources, Asia ex-Japan, Nikko Asset Management Asia Limited

Evelyn is the Head of Human Resources for Asia ex-Japan at Nikko Asset Management. She joined as Head of Human Resources in April 2011 from Bank of America Merrill Lynch and has a wealth of experience in the financial & non-financial sector.

Evelyn previously served as the Lead of the IMAS Human Resources Working Group to provide industry feedback on the Tripartite Advisory on Human Capital Practices for Asset Management, and was part of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Working Group to identify gaps in existing training courses available and provide guidance to IMAS in the development of CPD training that are relevant to investment management professionals.

Member
Lee Ai Lin
Managing Director and Head of Institutional Business, SEA, Wellington Management Singapore Pte Ltd
Lee Ai Lin
Managing Director and Head of Institutional Business, SEA, Wellington Management Singapore Pte Ltd

Ai Lin leads Wellington Management’s Client Group in Singapore. She and her team are responsible for establishing and deepening client relationships and developing consultative partnerships with our clients in Southeast Asia. Ai Lin has 20 years of industry experience and received a bachelor of business studies degree from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. Additionally, she holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute.

Vincent Chan
Head of Multi-Asset, Fullerton Fund Management Company Ltd

Vincent is the Head of the Multi-Asset team at Fullerton Fund Management. He is responsible for leading Fullerton’s efforts in multi-asset investment strategies.

Vincent joined Fullerton in 2017 from Schroders Investment Management, where he was Head of Multi-Asset Products and provided customised multi-asset solutions to clients in Asia. Before that, Vincent was with NTUC Income where he managed the Asset Allocation and External Fund Managers teams. Earlier in his career, Vincent was with the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC). He held various key responsibilities over the years across departments such as Investment Policy, Economics and Capital Market research, External Fund Manager, as well as Fixed Income.

Vincent graduated from National University of Singapore with an Honours degree in Business Administration. He is also a CFA charterholder.

Wong Hur Ming
Head of Asia Distribution, Matthews Global Investors (Singapore) Pte Ltd

Hur-Ming is the Head of Distribution (Asia) at Matthews Global Investors with over 15 years of business development and relationship management experience across various client groups including private wealth management (private banks, family offices, EAMs), retail intermediaries, and institutional investors (central banks, SWFs, pension funds, insurance companies).

Evelyn Lum
Head of Human Resources, Asia ex-Japan, Nikko Asset Management Asia Limited

Evelyn is the Head of Human Resources for Asia ex-Japan at Nikko Asset Management. She joined as Head of Human Resources in April 2011 from Bank of America Merrill Lynch and has a wealth of experience in the financial & non-financial sector.

Evelyn previously served as the Lead of the IMAS Human Resources Working Group to provide industry feedback on the Tripartite Advisory on Human Capital Practices for Asset Management, and was part of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Working Group to identify gaps in existing training courses available and provide guidance to IMAS in the development of CPD training that are relevant to investment management professionals.

Lee Ai Lin
Managing Director and Head of Institutional Business, SEA, Wellington Management Singapore Pte Ltd

Ai Lin leads Wellington Management’s Client Group in Singapore. She and her team are responsible for establishing and deepening client relationships and developing consultative partnerships with our clients in Southeast Asia. Ai Lin has 20 years of industry experience and received a bachelor of business studies degree from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. Additionally, she holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute.

Member
Daniel Tam
Head of Human Resources, Singapore, Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Ltd.
Daniel Tam
Head of Human Resources, Singapore, Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Ltd.

Joined Schroders Singapore in 2016 as Regional HR Business Partner for Infrastructure in APAC.

Appointed as Head of HR, Singapore in 2017, partnering with the management to create solutions on a wide spectrum of HR challenges ranging from employee engagement to talent and performance management.

Under his leadership, Schroders Singapore was awarded several prestigious accolades, including Gold in Diversity & Inclusion in 2019 and Employer of the Year in 2020, in the annual HR Excellence Awards.

Daniel has more than 18 years of experience in HR within financial services industry. Prior to joining Schroders in 2017, Daniel was HR Director at Royal Bank of Canada Wealth Management where he led the HR team to support the growth and transformation of the business.

Daniel commenced his HR career in 2003 at Deutsche Bank AG under their global HR Graduate Program and later moved to UBS AG as HR Director where he last held the role as Head of HR for Emerging Markets.

Daniel holds a Bachelor of Business (Upper Honours) with a specialization in HR Consulting from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Member
Sabrina Gan
Head of Private Banks Distribution, Asia ex Japan Fidelity International
Sabrina Gan
Head of Private Banks Distribution, Asia ex Japan Fidelity International

Sabrina Gan is the Head of Private Banks Distribution, Asia ex Japan, for Fidelity International. Based in Singapore, she is responsible for developing Fidelity’s Private Banking Distribution Business across Asia ex Japan.

Sabrina joined Fidelity in 2015 and has accumulated over 20 years of experience working in the asset management industry and financial sector.

Before joining Fidelity, Sabrina spent 2 years with BlackRock where she was heading Retail Distribution for Singapore. Prior to joining BlackRock, Sabrina spent more than 9 years with Schroders where she was responsible for the distribution of Mutual Funds in Singapore, including business development and development of sales and product strategies. Sabrina also spent 2 years at Ernst & Young doing Corporate Finance and Audit work.

Sabrina holds a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. She is also a CFA and CAIA Charter holder.

Daniel Tam
Head of Human Resources, Singapore, Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Ltd.

Joined Schroders Singapore in 2016 as Regional HR Business Partner for Infrastructure in APAC.

Appointed as Head of HR, Singapore in 2017, partnering with the management to create solutions on a wide spectrum of HR challenges ranging from employee engagement to talent and performance management.

Under his leadership, Schroders Singapore was awarded several prestigious accolades, including Gold in Diversity & Inclusion in 2019 and Employer of the Year in 2020, in the annual HR Excellence Awards.

Daniel has more than 18 years of experience in HR within financial services industry. Prior to joining Schroders in 2017, Daniel was HR Director at Royal Bank of Canada Wealth Management where he led the HR team to support the growth and transformation of the business.

Daniel commenced his HR career in 2003 at Deutsche Bank AG under their global HR Graduate Program and later moved to UBS AG as HR Director where he last held the role as Head of HR for Emerging Markets.

Daniel holds a Bachelor of Business (Upper Honours) with a specialization in HR Consulting from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Sabrina Gan
Head of Private Banks Distribution, Asia ex Japan Fidelity International

Sabrina Gan is the Head of Private Banks Distribution, Asia ex Japan, for Fidelity International. Based in Singapore, she is responsible for developing Fidelity’s Private Banking Distribution Business across Asia ex Japan.

Sabrina joined Fidelity in 2015 and has accumulated over 20 years of experience working in the asset management industry and financial sector.

Before joining Fidelity, Sabrina spent 2 years with BlackRock where she was heading Retail Distribution for Singapore. Prior to joining BlackRock, Sabrina spent more than 9 years with Schroders where she was responsible for the distribution of Mutual Funds in Singapore, including business development and development of sales and product strategies. Sabrina also spent 2 years at Ernst & Young doing Corporate Finance and Audit work.

Sabrina holds a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. She is also a CFA and CAIA Charter holder.

With renewed focus, the Committee will provide guidance to IMAS on promoting the upskilling and reskilling of the industry. This includes tapping on iLearn and promoting investor education with the launch of an educational gaming app and a revamped FundSingapore portal that will be more user-friendly and better serve the industry’s needs.
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