Trevor Persaud

head of investment strategy and solutions, AIA Group

Trevor Persaud is head of investment strategy and solutions for the AIA Group where he is responsible for strategic and tactical asset allocation, derivative strategies, private market strategy, new investment product development, portfolio construction oversight and quantitative investments.

Prior to joining AIA, Trevor worked with a number of large insurers, asset managers and other asset owners in the region as an independent consultant. He left Standard Chartered Bank at the end of 2017, where he was responsible for their commercial and institutional banking business for insurers across Asia.
Trevor is a trusted investment advisor to many of the leading insurers and asset
owners in the region and has a distinguished 28 year career spanning banking, asset management, insurance and consulting globally with the last 14 years in Asia.

Prior to Standard Chartered, he held senior investment roles at Stradegi, Russell Investments, Prudential, Insight, Schroders and MSCI.

Trevor is a Chartered Management Accountant, has been conferred the Distinguished Fellow designation by the Institute of Banking and Finance in Singapore and is a past chair of the Global Investment Performance Standards executive committee. He is also an advisor to the Investment Management Association of Singapore and chair of their risk and performance committee and is actively involved in industry efforts to promote and further innovation, best practice and transparency in investment management.