Joseph Cherian is Practice Professor of Finance and Director of the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI) at NUS Business School, where he also serves on the School's Executive Education Board. 
He was formerly an Executive-in-Residence at Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management (2008 – 2009), where he remains an Emeritus member of the Johnson Dean's Advisory Council after serving two terms (2009 – 2017). Prior to that, Joe was Managing Director, Global Head, and CIO of the Quantitative Strategies Group within Credit Suisse Alternative Investments in New York, where he had direct responsibility for over US$67 billion in client assets managed to a quantitative discipline. While at Credit Suisse, Joe also served on the Global Executive Committee and various senior management, investments, and risk committees of the Asset Management division. Joe joined Credit Suisse in 2004 from Banc of America Capital Management, also in New York, where he was Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager of their asset allocation funds. Previously, he was an Associate Professor of Finance at Boston University. He has authored numerous articles for financial journals, and serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of Nipun Capital, a boutique hedge fund based in San Francisco. Joe has or had appointments at the Ministry of Manpower's CPF Advisory Panel, the Singapore International Mediation Centre's Panel of Technical Experts, the National Research Foundation's Early Stage Venture Fund Evaluation Panel, the SNEC/SERI Medical Director’s Advisory Council in Singapore, the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (MMGPI) Steering Committee in Australia, and the Journal of Alternative Investments' Editorial Board in the US. He formerly served as a review board member of the Research Foundation of the CFA Institute, and on the Scientific Advisory Boards of net Decide Corp., a pioneering RoboAdvisory firm, Orissa Group, a pioneer in the development and dissemination of liquidity-based data and analytical products across multiple asset classes, and SKG Inc., all based in the US. Joe holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from MIT, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Finance from Cornell University.
Richard Allan Yeh serves as a Senior Advisor to CAMRI and is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance at the NUS Business School, where he teaches an honors course in Applied Portfolio Management. 

Until his semi-retirement, Richard was Principal and Managing Director of Applied Risk Technologies Pte Ltd, a financial risk and investment management consulting firm. Prior to starting his own consulting firm, he was the regional representative of the US-based APT Group, a developer of proprietary investment risk management software for portfolio management. 

Richard has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, having also previously served as the Chief Executive Officer, respectively, of an Asia-focused hedge fund management company of Singapore's largest private asset manager and a Singapore-based merchant bank, as well as in various management and executive positions with international banking and financial institutions in Singapore, Hong Kong, Sydney and New York. 

He was a founding member of the Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX) and served as a member of its Board of Directors and Chairman of the Floor and Contracts Committee, respectively, from 1984 to 1987. In 1999, Richard joined the inaugural Board of the Association of Financial Engineers (Singapore) and served as a member of the Advisory Panel to the Centre for Financial Engineering, National University of Singapore. From 2005 to 2006, he served as a member of the Investment Committee of the National University of Singapore, and from 2006 to 2008 as a risk management consultant to the NUS Investment Office that manages the university's endowment funds. In 2011, he was appointed as a member of the Appeal Advisory Panels constituted under the various legislations under the purview of the Monetary Authority of Singapore. 

Richard holds a Master of Science in Industrial Administration from the Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with Honors from the University of Hawaii. 
Johan Sulaeman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Finance at the NUS Business School, and Research Director at the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (as of 1 September 2017), where he spearheads research efforts conducted at CAMRI, including the CAMRI Research Digest Series. 
Dr Sulaeman obtained his PhD in Finance from University of Texas at Austin (McCombs). He received his Masters of Financial Engineering (MFE) from the Haas School at the University of California, Berkeley, and his BSE in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan. His current research interests focus on the effects of geographic factors on various economic outcomes. He also works on research questions related to the effects of ownership structure on corporate decisions, and the role of various economic agents in disturbing and maintaining market efficiency. His research appears in top economics and business journals, including the American Economic Review, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and Management Science. His papers have also been presented at leading conferences, including the American Finance Association and Western Finance Association annual meetings, and the NBER Summer Institute.
Sun Bae Kim is Practice Professor at NUS Business School and Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI). 

Prior to that, he was managing director and Chief Asia Economist at Goldman Sachs, based in Hong Kong (1994-2006) then in Singapore (2007). Prior to joining Goldman Sachs in 1994, Sun Bae was an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, where he provided the Bank's management monetary policy analysis with special focus on Pacific Basin economies. Sun Bae Kim received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Toronto and was a Japanese-government sponsored research fellow at the Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, from 1983 to 1987. Sun Bae is fluent in French, Japanese and Korean.
Atsushi Yoshikawa is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at NUS Business School.
He was appointed Advisor of Nomura Securities in April 2016. Prior to his current role, he served as President and Group COO of Nomura Holdings from August 2012 to March 2016. He also served as CEO of Nomura’s Wholesale division from August 2012 to March 2014. Since joining Nomura in 1978, Mr Yoshikawa has held key positions across a number of the firm’s businesses, including Retail, Equity Sales, Investment Banking, and Asset Management. He served as CEO of Nomura’s Asset Management division and as President and CEO of Nomura Asset Management, Japan’s leading asset management firm, from April 2008 to June 2011.

In addition to his broad business background, Mr Yoshikawa has extensive international experience having spent nearly 20 years outside Japan in Singapore, Hong Kong, and New York, including his experience as President and CEO of Nomura Holding America. This has given him a unique insight into the firm’s international operations and global client base. Mr Yoshikawa graduated from the University of Tokyo with a BA in Economics and received an MBA from the National University of Singapore. He received the NUS Business School Eminent Business Alumni Award in 2014.
Emir Hrnjic is Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI). He was formerly the Director for Education and Outreach at CAMRI and Visiting Research Fellow in the Finance Department at NUS Business School. Dr Emir currently serves as the CEO of CIBFM, the research and training institute of the Monetary Authority of Brunei. He was the Program Director for two flagship executive education programs at NUS Business School: The Asia Leaders in Financial Institutions (ALFI) Programme and the NUS-Chicago Booth Emerging CFOs for Asia Programme. Dr Emir obtained a Ph.D. in Finance from Tulane University and has held visiting positions at several major research universities such as the University of Maryland, University of Southern California and Virginia Tech University.  

Dr Emir also frequently receives invitations to speak on TV and in business press. He recently discussed his applied research on Alibaba's IPO and implications of dual class share structures for Asian markets on BBC World News, Bloomberg TV and Channel News Asia. He wrote op-ed articles "Where dual-class share structures might work" (The Business Times), "Singapore should sharpen its edge in Islamic finance" (The Straits Times) and "Alibaba's New York IPO: A watershed for China and a wake-up call for Asia" (ThinkBusiness). He often provides expert comments in the business press (Reuters, IFR Asia, The Straits Times, Berita Harian).

In addition to media appearances, he is often invited to speak at industry and academic forums. He was the Keynote Speaker at the 6th International Conference of the School of Economics & Business (ICES 2012) held in Sarajevo, Chairman at the 2nd Asia Investment Management Summit for Insurance in Singapore and a keynote speaker at the 2015 Clearance, Settlement & Custody Forum, Singapore (scheduled).

Dr Emir has published a number of case studies with a unique Asian perspective, such as "East Meets West: Rothschild's Investment in Indonesia's Bakrie Group", "Emirates Airline: Billion Dollar Sukuk-Bond Issue" and "Alibaba's IPO Dilemma: Hong Kong or New York". These case studies are widely-used and included in finance syllabi at the top universities around the world. 

Dr Emir has also authored a number of research papers in the areas of equity issuance, investor sentiment and Islamic Finance. He has presented his research at over 40 universities in the US, Europe, Asia and Australia, and several leading academic conferences such as the American Finance Association (AFA), European Finance Association (EFA) and Financial Intermediation Research Society (FIRS). He has also taught various courses at the Undergraduate, MBA and Ph.D. levels at Tulane, Virginia Tech and NUS, and received a Teaching Honor Roll award at Tulane University. Dr Emir is very active in executive development and training.
Attilio Meucci is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI) at NUS Business School and the founder of Advanced Risk and Portfolio Management® (ARPM), under whose umbrella he designed and teaches the six-day “ARPM Bootcamp®” in New York City.

Dr Meucci was the chief risk officer at KKR; the chief risk officer and director of portfolio construction at Kepos Capital; the global head of research for Bloomberg’s risk and portfolio analytics platform; a researcher at Lehman POINT; a trader at the hedge fund Relative Value International; and a consultant at Bain & Co. He is the author of “Risk and Asset Allocation” – Springer and numerous publications in practitioners and academic journals. In addition to the ARPM Bootcamp®, he taught at Columbia-IEOR, NYU-Courant, and Bocconi University. Dr Meucci earned a BA summa cum laude in Physics from the University of Milan, an MA in Economics from Bocconi University, a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Milan and is a CFA charterholder. He is fluent in six languages.
Brian Fabbri is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI) at NUS Business School and Managing Director of FABBRI Global Economics. 
He was formerly the Chief US Economist for North America at BNP Paribas, and was based in New York. Dr Fabbri also worked as Chief International Economist for Midland Bank Plc, as senior vice president, chief economist and director of institutional research at Thomson McKinnon, as vice president & senior economist at Salomon Brothers, and as head of the capital markets unit at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He appears regularly on CNBC and other business networks and radio shows, and is a member of the National Association of Business Economists, the New York Association of Business Economists, the Downtown Economists Club and the Money Marketers. Dr Fabbri earned a Ph.D. at New York University.
Christine Kon is a Research Consultant (part-time) at the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI) at NUS Business School. 
She works on special research-related projects at CAMRI, and is now based in New York. Christine formerly was a Research Manager at CAMRI assisting with research, portfolio and risk management activities related to the Student Managed Fund, as well as helps in other CAMRI related activities such as management practicum & applied research projects, events preparation and coordination, and other ad-hoc projects. Previously a consultant in Deloitte Consulting, her experience in the Strategy and Operations practice covered strategic planning, market research, financial and operational due diligence, programme management as well as shared services implementation. She had been involved in various projects across education, green technology, health care , public sector, energy and resources. Christine holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Management with minors in Mathematics and Music from Beloit College in the U.S.
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Wong Tsing Shian (Sean) is the Technical Manager at the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI) at NUS Business School. 
He has overall management responsibility at CAMRI, and manages the CAMRI Investment and Trading Laboratory, administers its financial software & databases, and coordinates outreach events and marketing-related communications for CAMRI. He has worked in global MNCs and local SMEs where he performed enterprise software administration, software quality assurance, operations, digital marketing, and events management. Sean graduated from Purdue University in the USA with a degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering, and a minor in Economics.
Chow Pee Fun is an Assistant Manager at the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI) at NUS Business School. 
She is in charge of event coordination and administration for the Centre while also providing finance and accounting support. Prior to joining CAMRI, she was a Project Coordinator at Fotohub Private Limited where she tracked, coordinated and analyzed projects to plan and ensure that optimal material requirements and delivery plans were met which enabled the smooth completion and timely delivery of scheduled projects. Pee Fun is highly skilled and certified in graphic design as well as proficient in event planning and coordination. She received her Bachelors in Business from the Singapore Institute of Management. 
Alan Lee is a Research Analyst at the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI) at NUS Business School.
He is responsible for performance and risk monitoring and reporting of CAMRI’s Student Managed Fund Paper and Live portfolios, and assists with testing and development of the CAMRI’s Quantitative Multifactor Models. Alan also works on various on-going research initiatives, assists with management of the CAMRI Lab and provides support for CAMRI events. Alan holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of London.  
Chen Minxia is a Research Analyst at the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI) at NUS Business School.
Minxia’s research at CAMRI mainly focuses on empirical asset pricing and investment, including liquidity, Asian bond markets, hedge funds and returns-based trading strategies. She also assists with the construction and backtesting of CAMRI’s proprietary quantitative Multifactor Models used in the CAMRI Student Managed Fund. Her other academic research interests include individual investor behavior and finance literature analysis, using big data. Minxia is currently an MSc candidate in the Finance department, NUS Business School, and is expected to obtain her master degree in 2018. Before joining NUS, she studied at the Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing where she graduated with a Bachelor of Economics. 
Rajeswari Brown is a Management Associate (part-time) at the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI) at NUS Business School.
As an Associate at CAMRI, Rajeswari provides key administrative support to the Centre. This includes facilitating CAMRI’s events, provide logistical support, and other day-to-day operations. She comes with a vast secretarial background in MNC and institutions. Prior to CAMRI, she worked as a Management Associate for the Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship & Philanthropy (ACSEP), NUS Business School for 9 years. She spent 15 years as Executive Secretary with luxury train operator, Eastern & Oriental Express, where she interacted and provided support for high profile patrons and royalties from all over the world.