Chye Yuan Tan
Chief Operating Officer
Prior to re-joining KAM in November 2011, CY was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley and Frontpoint Partners as Head of its Asian Operations team from August 2009 – June 2011, continuing from her role as Head of Operations for Kingsmead Capital Advisors from April 2008, when she first started working together with John Foo.
CY previously headed the middle office operations in Natixis Bank, Singapore from 2003 to May 2008, overseeing risk analysis, P&L reporting and other middle office functions. She has been in the financial industry for more than 30 years and started out at the Bank of America, Singapore Branch. CY holds a Bachelor of Business degree from Monash University in Australia.
Barry has a distinguished 19-year finance career in Asia—the last 10 years since 2008 in Ho Chi Minh City. During that time he was Head of Research - first at VPBank Securities, where he built a new research department as the firm expanded into institutional brokerage, and then at Viet Capital Securities, a leading investment bank and institutional brokerage firm in Vietnam. At both companies, he led large teams of analysts in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to provide coverage on more than 50 listed companies as well as macro and fixed-income markets.
Prior to Vietnam, Barry structured and originated structured debt offerings and credit products in Singapore, Hong Kong and Chicago for Deutsche Bank and Bank of America, and spent two years in Kuala Lumpur running the asset backed securities team of CIMB, Malaysia’s top investment banking firm.
Barry obtained his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration cum laude from Miami University.
Geak Sheng Ming
Sheng Ming has over 10 years of experience in equity trading with NTUC Income Insurance Co-Operative.
He started his career with Standard Chartered Bank as a Corporate Actions Officer for almost 2 years. Sheng Ming graduated from University of London (Singapore Institute of Management), majoring in Banking & Finance in 2009.
Director of investments
Ken has over 20 years of experience in investment management and the software industry. Ken spent the bulk of his investment management career at AXA Rosenberg Investment Management in California and Singapore, where he was Senior Global Long/Short Strategist after heading the Asia Pacific portfolio management team. He also served as COO of a start up hedge fund and worked on hedge fund strategy analysis at a NJ investment software house.
Ken graduated with an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley, USA and a BA in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics also from Berkeley. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).