Industry | Current
As the Group Head of Data & AI at Eastspring Investments, I spearhead engineering, governance, and strategy across data and machine learning in 13 countries with Assets Under Management (AUM) exceeding USD 220 billion. Created Data & AI function and founder of HERA, Eastspring's cloud-native Data & AI platform powering across all functions.
Code Stack | Python • PySpark • Rust • SQL • Bash • reStructuredText • Markdown
Cloud Stack | Terraform • Docker • Databricks • Azure Functions • Azure Synapse • Azure Data Lake • Azure Cosmos DB • Azure Key Vault
Devops Stack | Azure Devops • Artifactory • Confluence • Bitbucket
Industry | Past
Formerly co-founder of a quant hedge fund and led the end-to-end development of systematic intraday global macro strategies underpinned by deep learning algorithms with trading notional ranges of 5-10 billion USD. Delivered positive absolute returns in highly volatile years like 2018 (US-China trade war initiation) and 2020 (COVID-19). Also formerly a Deep Learning Institute Instructor at NVIDIA running AI technical workshops for the largest MNCs in Asia.
Serving in the capacity of a Visiting Research Scholar at NExT++ Lab, jointly setup between NUS and Tsinghua University, I focus on applied deep learning research for Asian systematic trading strategies and the development of financial Large Language Models (LLM) using multimodal and multilingual data.
Master's degree from Imperial College London and Bachelor's degree from NUS.