Geoffrey Wong

Head Global Emerging Market and Asia-Pacific Equities
UBS Asset Management

IBF Fellow (2017)

Fund Management

"To succeed in investing, one has to have a sound investment philosophy: a clear idea of what are principles that do not change over time, and which are ephemeral phenomenon, which evolve with technological, regulatory and economic changes."

Biography

​Geoffrey Wong heads Global Emerging Markets and Asia-Pacific Equities at UBS Asset Management, where he has worked for over twenty years. He supervises a team of portfolio managers and analysts based in Singapore, Hong Kong, Zurich, Sydney and Tokyo. He and his team have won numerous awards for the investment performance of their Emerging Market and China strategies. Prior to joining UBS, Geoffrey was a co-founder of an Asian boutique fund manager. Before joining the investment industry, he worked on research in artificial intelligence and chip design at Thinking Machines and Analog Devices Inc. in the US. Geoffrey has been serving as a trustee of MINDEF's Saver-Premium fund for eleven years. He also served on the board of SGX and currently serves on the board of UBS Asset Management (Singapore). He graduated from MIT where he received his MBA as well as bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering and computer science, and is a CFA.