Value Partners has dedicated teams in Singapore, Hong Kong, China and Taiwan. Our people are grouped into investment management and business management teams, working together closely to ensure the best possible experience for our clients.
Senior management of Value Partners Asset Management Singapore includes:
AU King LunChairman and Director
Dr. AU King Lun is Chairman and Director of Value Partners Asset Management Singapore Pte. Ltd. ("VPAMS"). He is also Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Value Partners Group, the holding company of VPAMS, responsible for the Group’s business and corporate affairs. He joined Value Partners in December 2016, bringing almost 30 years of industry experience and network in the Asian asset management industry to his role with the Group.
Previously, Dr. AU was CEO of Eastspring Investments (Hong Kong) Limited, an ultimately wholly owned subsidiary of Prudential plc of the United Kingdom. He also served as CEO of BOCHK Asset Management Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited) and held various senior management positions at other financial institutions including 11 years’ service with HSBC Global Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited.
Dr. AU was named CEO of the Year in Hong Kong by Asia Asset Management in 2012 and 2014. He was awarded the Medal of Honour (“MH”) by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“Hong Kong SAR”) for his valuable contributions to the securities and asset management industry in 2008.
Currently, Dr. AU sits on the Advisory Committee of Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission and the Market Development Committee of the Financial Services Development Council (“FSDC”), a high-level, cross-sector advisory body established by the Hong Kong SAR Government. From 2015 to 2016, Dr. AU served as a member of FSDC. In addition, he was the Chairman of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute from 2006 to 2008 and the Chairman of the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association in 2004/2005.
Dr. AU holds a CFA, and he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Oxford and a PhD in Theoretical Particle Physics from Durham University.
Kenny TJAN CFACountry Head and Investment Director
Mr. Kenny TJAN is the Country Head and Investment Director of Value Partners Asset Management Singapore Pte. Ltd. ("VPAMS"). He oversees business activities, as well as investment and portfolio management activities of VPAMS. He will also leverage his expertise in Global Emerging Markets to help develop the Group’s investment capability in this area.
He has over 25 years of experience in the financial industry with extensive experience in managing Asia Pacific and Global Emerging Markets equity portfolios. Prior to joining VPAMS, he was most recently Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer at Metisq Capital. Before that, he was with Goldman Sachs Asset Management where he served as Co-Head of Global Emerging Markets and Asia ex-Japan Equities Teams, as well as Chief Investment Officer of China Equity Team. He also had stints with a number of financial institutions including Rothschild Asset Management, Nomura Asset Management and Citibank.
Mr. TJAN was named a winner in the Emerging Markets category in Investment Week Fund Manager of the Year Awards 2006 for managing Goldman Sachs Global Emerging Markets Equity Fund. The fund was also crowned Best Emerging Markets Global Equity Fund over 5 years in the Lipper Fund Awards Hong Kong 2005.
Mr. TJAN graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He is a CFA charterholder.