October 2020
AAM Magazine
October 2020

AAM Events in 2020: An Update from the Publisher

Prepare for the Road Ahead: Making the Most of Multi-Asset Strategies

2.30 pm: Waiting Room Opens

3.00 pm: Welcome Remarks by Tan Lee Hock, Founder and Publisher, Asia Asset Management

3.05 pm: Managing Volatility and Capture Opportunities with Innovative Multi-Asset Strategies

Speaker: Tianyin Cheng, Senior Director, Strategy and Volatility Indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices

3.15 pm: Panel Discussion on Multi-Asset Strategies: Issues and Challenges

Speakers: Professor Joseph Cherian, Practice Professor of Finance NUS Business School
  Tianyin Cheng, Senior Director, Strategy and Volatility Indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices
  Dr Man Juttijudata, Chief Investment Strategy Officer, Government Pension Fund, Thailand
Moderator: Tan Lee Hock, Founder and Publisher, Asia Asset Management

3.50 pm: Q&A

4.00 pm: End of Webinar

Professor Joseph Cherian
Practice Professor of Finance
NUS Business School

Professor Cherian was the Founding Director of the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI) at NUS. Prior to NUS, Joe was Managing Director, Global Head and CIO of the Quantitative Strategies Group at Credit Suisse in New York where he had direct responsibility for over US$67 billion in client assets managed to a quantitative discipline. He joined the financial industry after an academic career in the US. Joe currently serves on the Advisory Boards of Nipun Capital, a boutique hedge fund based in San Francisco, and Xen Capital, a boutique digital wealth and asset manager in Singapore, as well as the Mercer-CFA Institute Global Pensions Index and the Journal of Alternative Investments’ Editorial Board in the US. He has had appointments at the Singapore Central Provident Fund (CPF) Advisory Panel, the National Research Foundation’s Early Stage Venture Fund Evaluation Panel and was an Independent Non-Executive Director of Bursa Malaysia. Joe holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from MIT, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Finance from Cornell University.

Tianyin Cheng
Senior Director, Strategy and Volatility Indices
S&P Dow Jones Indices

Tianyin Cheng is Senior Director, Strategy and Volatility Indices, at S&P Dow Jones Indices. She focuses on alternate beta strategies including factor-based strategies, dividends and volatility, as well as quantitative, thematic and assetallocation strategies. In her role, Tianyin works closely with the sales, marketing and global research & design departments to bring new ideas to market.

Prior to her current role, Tianyin was a quant analyst and risk manager at Catalytic Investment Group, a Singapore-based multi-strategy fund, equity fund and family office. She also has two years of experience in quantitative equity research, including a position at Daiwa Capital Markets in Singapore.

Tianyin holds a M.Sc. in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics with Distinction from The London School of Economics (LSE) and a B.Sc. in Mathematics with the Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal award from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.

Dr Man Juttijudata
Chief Investment Strategy Officer
Government Pension Fund, Thailand

Dr Man Juttijudata joined Thailand’s Government Pension Fund in 2006, working on risk management. He was then appointed Head of the GPF’s Investment Strategy Department, responsible for long-term strategic asset allocation and short-term tactical asset allocation. He was then promoted to Assistant Secretary-General, responsible for strategic management and business development in the corporate consulting group. He was later promoted to Deputy Secretary-General, responsible for Investment Strategy, Outsource Fund Management both public and private market, and investment research. He is now Chief Investment Strategy Officer.

For details of the event, please send your enquiries to Annie Ong (aongkl@asiaasset.com).