Soon Chung

director, quantitative strategies, Temasek International

Soon Chung is a director at Temasek’s Quantitative Strategy team in Singapore. The team applies quantitative techniques on a wide range of asset classes, including public equities, risk premia and alternative investments. He specializes in bottom-up alpha research (focusing on ESG datasets), top-down quantitative allocation models, and alternative risk premia strategies.

Prior to joining Temasek, Soon was director and head of quant at Conning Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong. He has also held senior positions at Mirae Asset Global Investments in Korea as Head of Multi-Asset Quant Research, and at NN Investment Partners as Senior Portfolio Manager in Multi-Asset Systematic Strategies, based in Hong Kong and the Netherlands.

He holds a Master’s degree in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University, and a BS in Industrial Engineering from Yonsei University. He is a CFA Charterholder and is FRM-certified.