Chan Kum Kong
Head of Research & Products
Equities & Fixed Income
Mr Chan is the Head of Research and Products at Singapore Exchange (SGX), he is responsible for the research content and securities product development and management. A strong advocate for investor education, he manage a team that produces content to highlight important market developments to empower investors. SGX have one of the largest subscriber base in Singapore receiving the team’s research content.
With over 22 years of experience in the finance industry, Mr Chan has taken up roles on both the buy-side and sell-side in various locations including Seoul, Shanghai and Singapore. Prior to SGX, Mr Chan led the equity investment team at DBS Asset Management in Singapore. He was also actively involved in product development and led the launch of the STI ETF in 2009. In Shanghai, Mr Chan held the role of Head of Research at Nomura Securities covering China’s domestic “A” share market when the QFII scheme was initiated. In Seoul, he was a Technology Analyst covering the semiconductor sector in the year 2000 and witness the transformation of the Korean semiconductor companies into global leaders. Before joining Nomura Securities, Mr Chan was at Bank of America Equity Partners, a private equity firm investing extensively across Asia. He was involved in transactions in Japan, India and South East Asia across various industries in the mid-nineties.