IFR Asia Outlook for Asian Credit Roundtable 2019: Roundtable participants
Monica Hsiao is founder and CIO of Triada Capital, a pan-Asia credit multi-strategy manager based in Hong Kong focused on event-driven and fundamental credit plays in Asia. Prior to launching Triada, Monica worked at UK-based hedge fund CQS as senior PM and head of Asian credit strategies. She set up this business for them from inception in 2009. She has also worked as a proprietary trader in London at both Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse.
Kang Jae Kim is head of Asia debt capital markets for ANZ, where he joined in June 2012. Prior to the role, KJ was head of the frequent issuer and financial institutions business for DCM in Asia and the Middle East until 2017.
Before joining ANZ, KJ worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, last assuming the role of head of South-East Asia DCM and responsible for FIG DCM for Asia. He also worked at Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs DCM in Hong Kong and London.
Morgan Lau is a portfolio manager at Fidelity International, and has 11 years of fixed income experience. Before joining Fidelity in 2018, he worked at Allianz Global Investors, where he was responsible for supporting the Hong Kong-based fixed income team across their suite of product strategies. Before that, Morgan was at BEA Union Investment (Hong Kong) as a portfolio manager responsible for Asian and China bond strategies as well as global government multi-currency strategies.
Jini Lee is a partner at Ashurst, specialising in debt capital markets and has over 10 years of experience working on international capital markets transactions. She regularly advises top-tier investment banks, commercial banks and issuers who are active in Greater China. Her range of expertise includes standalone bonds across all currencies, including offshore RMB bonds, medium-term notes and commercial paper programmes, liability management exercises, equity-linked transactions as well as regulatory capital.
Cliff Tan is East Asian head of global markets research at MUFG Bank, focusing mainly on the foreign exchange and interest rate markets, macro-economics and trends. He has more than 20 years of work experience, serving in senior positions such as managing director and head of G10 and EM FX research at Societe Generale and head of Asian local markets strategy at Citigroup. In government, he served as the Greater China economist at the US Federal Reserve Board.
Moody’s Investor Service
Michael leads regional research, particularly with a cross-sectoral and macro credit focus, as well as coordinating major regional analytical initiatives.
Michael joined Moody’s after positions at the Bank of England, the International Monetary Fund and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority as head of banking policy. He was also the advisor to the governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain.
Ed Tsui is a managing director at Deutsche Bank and his current role is head of Asia debt syndicate. The Asia debt syndicate desk is responsible for managing new issues for a wide spectrum of Asian issuers including sovereigns, investment grade corporates, financial institutions, and high yield corporates. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank in 2016, Ed spent 12 years at JP Morgan in Hong Kong holding various roles in DCM, equity-linked, and debt syndicate.
Deputy Head of Asian Credit, IFR Asia (Moderator)