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If you’re interested in furthering your career or plan a move to the investment world, this event should provide essential insights and intelligence.


Topics: Labor MarketsCareer DevelopmentYoung Investment Professionals

Hosted by CFA Institute, CFA Society Singapore

Overview

In an exclusive webinar, Grace Yeung, CFA, CPA, Senior Director of Exam Development from CFA Institute will provide an overview of CFA program, exam curriculum and updated CBT information. What’s more, Shiya Guan, from Michael Page will share her insights on career trends in the financial sector and what to expect in a post-Covid employment world.

The session will be followed by a panel of industry experts sharing their unique perspectives on how to plan a successful career and what key investment firms now look for in a candidate.

If you’re interested in furthering your career or plan a move to the investment world, this event should provide essential insights and intelligence.

Agenda: Tuesday, 27 July 2021

7:00 PM | Hot job trends and roles within the finance sector - Shiya Guan, Associate Manager, Michael Page
7:20 PM | Boosting your career with the CFA® Program – Grace Yeung, CFA, Senior Director, Exam Development, CFA Institute
7:35 PM | Panel: Opportunities and challenges for young investment professionals in the new normal, followed by Q&A
8:10 PM | Closing Remarks & Adjournment

About the Speaker(s)

Grace Yeung, CFA
Grace Yeung CFA

Grace Yeung oversees the global development and production of CFA exams and other CFA Institute credentialing products. She was a Senior Manager at PwC Hong Kong, where she led assurance and consulting projects, including investment-fund setup, regulatory licensing and internal control compliance. Grace also had working experiences in financial services assurance and consulting in the United States and Canada. Grace has over twenty years of financial services experience. She is a CFA charterholder and a CPA in Hong Kong SAR, United States and Canada. Grace is a member of the Task Force for Digitalization of the Qualification Programme under the Qualification and Examinations Board of the HKICPA. Grace holds a Master of Economics from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master of Laws, Corporate and Financial Laws from the University of Hong Kong.

Shiya Guan
Shiya Guan

Shiya graduated from NUS with a degree in Chemistry. She is currently an associate manager with Michael Page, one of the market leaders in recruitment globally. She specializes in recruiting for front office positions within the banking and financial services industry in Singapore. Prior to that, she has 7 years of banking experiences before she did a career switch to recruitment industry. Through the switch, she has broadened her knowledge in the finance industry and expand her portfolio beyond banks.

Anubhuti Gupta, CFA, CIPM
Anubhuti Gupta CFA, CIPM

Anubhuti Gupta, CFA, is the Head of AXA-IM Singapore and Head of Investment for APAC, Rosenberg Equities. She is responsible for the Asian investment strategies and client outcomes and is a member of the global Rosenberg Management Committee and Investment Committee. Prior to her current role, she served as the Head of Portfolio Management, Director and Deputy Chief Investment Officer for the region since 2015 and initially joined AXA IM in 2005 as a Portfolio Manager. Anubhuti was an intern with a Singapore-based hedge fund before joining AXA IM. Anubhuti holds a MSc in Financial Engineering from the NTU Graduate School of Business and a BEng from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. She also has a certificate in Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business. She is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, and Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement designations.

She is a member of the CFA Institute Education Advisory Committee (2015 – Present), Executive Committee (2016 – 2019) & Advisory Board (2019 – Present) of Singapore Chapter of CAIA Institute and the Nominating Committee for CFA Institute Board of Governors (2020 – Present)

Simon Ng, CFA
Simon Ng CFA

Simon is appointed as Chief Executive Officer of RHB Asset Management Pte. Ltd. effective from 1 June 2020. He also heads up the Alternative Investment of RHB Asset Management. Prior to this appointment, Simon was the CEO/Managing Director of CCB International (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. since 2016, after leaving Shanda Group, a private investment holding company with US$8billion Asset under Management where he heads up the Multi-Asset Investment activities.
Prior to Shanda Group, Simon was Pan Asia Deputy Chief Investment Officer of AXA Rosenberg Investment Management, which is 100% owned by AXA Investment Managers, where he started his Investment Management career in 2001. He has served in the Singapore, United States of America and Japan office in his 15 years of service in the firm. His prior appointment at the firm have included Head of Investment Japan, Head of Portfolio Management in Asia Pacific, senior global product strategist, US strategy engineer and Asia Pacific portfolio engineer.
Simon obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder.
Simon is currently the Deputy President and board member of the CFA Society Singapore and also an Independent Director of Arts Theatre of Singapore Ltd.