Tolmas Wong, CFA is currently Director, Corporate Broking, with CIMB Securities (Singapore) and an adjunct lecturer at the Singapore Management University. He has over 30 years of experience in fund management and stock broking, and has held various positions at United Overseas Bank, Citicorp Vickers and Schroder Securities.
Tolmas has graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration at the National University of Singapore and Master of Applied Finance at the Macquarie University, Australia. He is a CFA charter holder, and is formerly a Board Member of CFA Singapore and the Asian Securities Analysts Federation.
Senior Investment Advisor
Max is a senior investment advisor with Hatten Land, a SGX listed developer with a vast portfolio of real estate in Malaysia.
In working with a diverse team of investment gurus, bankers, lawyers, tax advisors, and real estate agents, Max provides his clients with a one stop service designed to minimize risk and maximize returns.
Max chose to pursue a career in real estate because compared to other investment classes, under the right conditions, real estate will always be in demand, can be leveraged, and is a proven method to safely build wealth for generations to come.
Co-Founder and COO
A full-time active trader in the equities and derivatives markets, CK is a practitioner of technical analysis and has been actively trading since 1993 in Singapore, Malaysia and US markets.
He focuses in trading growth stocks that have potential for big gains and using derivative instruments like options and warrants for better returns. CK is also an active trader of the forex and futures markets.
In his 20 years of trading experience, CK has developed dozens of trading systems and methods for medium and short term (both swing and intra-day) trading. CK is widely recognized analyst and trainer in technical analysis and regularly featured.
CK holds a bachelor degree of Science from University of London and Master of Science from National University of Singapore. He is also a certified behavior consultant has keen interest in area of trading psychology.
Global Investment Expert
Kim Iskyan is the founder of Stansberry Churchouse, an investment research firm based in Singapore. He has spent more than 20 years focused on emerging and Asian markets as an investment analyst, former hedge fund manager, and political-risk analyst. Kim has lived in Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Mexico, Ireland, the Netherlands and Sri Lanka, grew up in Spain, and currently lives in Singapore with his wife and two kids.
Kim started his career on Wall Street in the early 1990s. He subsequently spent nine years as a sell-side analyst (for global emerging markets broker Renaissance Capital and other banks) and hedge-fund manager of a $120 million fund in Moscow; helped developed the capital markets of Kyrgyzstan and Armenia; consulted for global investment banks and the Economist Intelligence Unit in Sri Lanka; and pitched emerging-market fund management products in Dublin. Kim was also a director at Eurasia Group, a global political-risk consulting firm, for nearly three years, where he advised Fortune 100 companies and global portfolio investors on the political dynamics of investments. Kim now focuses on delivering accessible and actionable insight on investing to individual investors.
Jake Damien Chow
Jake Damien Chow, CMT, is a market strategist with CIMB research. He specialises in technical analysis and is a strong proponent of systematic (rule-based) trading.
He tracks macroeconomic data, monitors global capital flow and develops quantitative research models to generate trading ideas and investment thesis for clients. Jake co-writes for the CIMB regional technical analysis publication titled "Trendspotter".
Research interests include portfolio management, global macro/risk parity/quantitative trading strategies, factor investing, asset relationships (inter-market analysis, sector rotation and relative strength), system development and testing, algorithmic trading and behavioural finance.
Jake holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Economics and Finance from the RMIT University (Melbourne). He is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT), member of the CMT Association and co-chair of the Singapore Chapter.
Teh Hooi Ling
Inclusif Value Fund
Ms Teh spent the first part of her career, 22 years in all, as a student of the markets. She shared her observations and insights in her weekly column Show Me the Money in The Business Times. The articles from the column, which are still very relevant today, have been compiled into eight best-selling books. In 2013, Ms Teh joined a start-up asset management firm to put her investment philosophies into practice. In 2017, she decided to set up her own no-management fee value fund Inclusif Value Fund. Besides her day job, Ms Teh also sits on the board of two non-profit organisations - AWARE and Kampung Senang Charity and Education Foundation. She is currently also a member of the SGX Investor Education Committee.
International Head of Product Development and Management
Nikko Asset Management Asia
Phillip Yeo heads up international product development at Nikko Asset Management. This is a new role whereby he oversees product units based in Singapore as well as Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Japan.
He has been with the firm for more than 10 years and brings with him over 20 years of experience in the finance and investment sector including corporate banking, private equity investing and corporate acquisitions.
Phillip studied at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and graduated with honors in Business. He has a Master of Business Administration from The Imperial College in London, UK. Phillip is also a Chartered Financial Analyst® chart holder and a Chartered Accountant with ISCA.
Dinesh Shamdas Dayani
Dinesh Dayani is the Co-Founder of DollarsAndSense.Sg, which aims to be a timely and relevant personal finance website. Presenting content in a bite-sized and interesting manner for the layperson, the website covers topics that. In 2016, he set up DSquared Communications, a strategic communications agency, with the same website team. Prior to this, he worked on a broad range of investor relations, corporate communications and media publicity programmes in a diverse spectrum of industries spanning F&B, technology, manufacturing, industrial, property, aviation, offshore & marine and oil & gas.
Chief Executive Officer
The Motley Fool Singapore
David Kuo is a renowned financial broadcaster at The Motley Fool. He can be heard on the BBC World Service's Business Matters Show, where arouses listeners from Singapore in the East to New York in the West.
As a champion of long-term income investing, David sees stock market falls as terrific opportunities to buy solid dividend-paying shares at knock-down prices.
David's views are regularly sought by the BBC, CNBC and ChannelNewAsia. His weekly newsletter Take Stock Singapore is read by thousands and he also has a bi-monthly Inside Investor column in The Independent on Sunday.
He is a regular guest-host on CNBC's global business programmes - Squawk Box Asia in the morning and Capital Connection in the afternoon.
Kelvin Wong, CFTe
Chief Technical Strategist
Kelvin, CFTe has over 12 years of experience in stock indices, equities and foreign exchange markets and employs a unique combination of fundamental and technical analysis such as Elliot Wave and fund flows positioning to pin point potential key reversal levels in the financial markets.
Prior to joining City Index, Kelvin has traded actively and provided investment advisory for institutional traders / investors in investment banks and hedge funds. In addition, his opinions on the financial markets are well sought after in major media outlets such as Channel News Asia, The Straits Times and 93.8 Live FM. Kelvin has also been named the "Top Forecaster" in FX Week's 3-month forecast on the major currencies in February 2017 as well as EM currencies in September 2017.
Margaret Yang Yan
Margaret Yang Yan's analysis of the financial markets is covered in TV, radio and print media across Singapore, the region, Australia and Europe. Locally, she is a regular contributor to ChannelNewsAsia, Channel 8 and Bloomberg TV, Capital 958 and 938LIVE. Margaret also hosts large-scale educational events, as well as more intimate seminars in CMC Markets' Singapore office, in English and Chinese.
Margaret has traded equities, futures, options, exchange-traded funds and fixed income for many years, across both regional and global markets. Her exposure to fund management – specialising in hedging – provides CMC Markets with knowledge of risk management, and fresh insight into markets in and beyond Southeast Asia.
Co-Founder and CEO
Until recently, he was the Group CEO of ZALORA where he was responsible for it growing 15x and becoming the undisputed leader in the market. Before ZALORA, Michele founded the Italian and Pakistani operations of Rocket Internet, launching 5 companies in these 2 countries.
From 2004 to 2012, Michele worked in the financial industry, first as a consultant at McKinsey (Milan and New York offices) where he served primarily Financial Institutions, then in Milan-based Private Equity Fund Manager Synergo. At McKinsey, he advised several world-class financial institutions on a variety of topics.
Michele earned his MBA at Columbia Business School and his Bachelor of Science in Finance at Bocconi University in Italy. Michele has been invited by Singapore's Minister of Finance to be a member of the Committee for the Future of the Economy.
Ronald K is a self-made millionaire Stock Market Trader and Psychologist. He has been featured in Sunday Times Invest (Me & My Money) and is a regular seminar speaker at INVESTFAIR
Ronald K himself has consistently made accurate forecast on several Singapore stock through his blog (firstname.lastname@example.org) as well as his private student forum. It was due to his vast experience in various stock market cycles including the penny stock crash that he discovered the 'Holy Grail' of the Singapore stock market. By applying that expertise accumulated over the years, he is able to project daily market outlook by simply analyzing key indices. Correspondingly, he devotes his time and experience as well to educate interested individuals and restore their confidence.
Founder and CEO
Terence Wong is Founder and CEO of Azure Capital. Prior to that, he managed RHB Investment Bank's multi-award-winning research team in Singapore. RHB was named the top research house in the Starmine Analyst Awards in 2013 and 2014, and has consistently been ranked #1 for small cap research by Asiamoney. He was also voted as the best country analyst.
Before RHB, Terence was the CEO and Chief Investment Analyst of SIAS Research, Singapore's largest independent equity research outfit.
Terence constantly shares his views on the stock market with the media despite looking less svelte on TV than the actors he is said to resemble. He is also well-quoted across both international and local print media. Terence has spoken before more than 25,000 investors in over 150 seminars. He believes this is an industry record, but has yet to verify with the Singapore Book of Records.
Terence is an avid volunteer, helping the underprivileged, kids, and the elderly. He is one of the few Singaporeans known to have completed a 24-hour volunteer marathon. Lately, he has traded in some of his community work for 'daddy' duties.
Terence graduated with a Joint Honours in Finance and Economics (by design) and Certificate of Liberal Arts (by chance) from Simon Fraser University in Canada. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder.
Head of Consumer Investment Solutions & Business Development, Asia
Frank Troise is the Head of Consumer Investment Solutions & Business Development Asia for Aviva Digital. He is a frequent co-anchor and co-host of The RunDown on CNBC with Akiko Fujita. Frank is a pioneer and recognized industry expert in Asia for the distribution of investment products to Private Bank and Investment Banks. Frank is one of Asia's leading strategic market commentators and experts in Smart Beta, separately managed accounts, portfolio replication, and factor based investing.
Frank has over twenty-five years of experience managing multi-billion-dollar portfolios for corporations, endowments, foundations, and high net worth individuals. Mr. Troise's research, work op-eds, and career have been published in The Economist, Institutional Investor, The Wall Street Journal, Barrons, The Sacramento Bee, The Pacific Coast Business Times, Noozhawk, Derivatives Weekly, Pension & Investments, and Investment News. He is a frequent commentator and co-host on CNBC's The RunDown with anchor Akiko Fujita, and provides market strategy on CNBC's Squawk on the Street, Capital Connection, The New Retirement Series, Power Lunch, and Street Signs.
Head of Cross Asset Listed Distribution, Asia Pacific
Keith Chan is the Head of Cross Asset Listed Distribution, Asia Pacific at Societe Generale. He is responsible for the business development, sales and marketing of listed products, including warrants and Callable Bull/Bear Contracts (CBBCs) in Hong Kong, and Daily Leverage Certificates in Singapore.
Prior to joining Societe Generale in 2014, Keith took up a similar role at Macquarie and HSBC. Keith has over 17 years of experience in the financial services industry, specialising in retail investment products sales and marketing. He appears regularly in local media commentating on the Hong Kong market and investment strategies in relations to warrants and CBBCs. He is also the main driver for launch of the first Daily Leverage Certificate in Asia.
Keith holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (major in Accounting and Finance) from the University of Sydney.