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A conversation with Chin Hwee Tan, Yale SOM' 03

Date : Wednesday 17-Jan-2018
Time : 6:30-9pm
Venue : naked Hub, 7F,  40 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Cost : HK$150 by Jan. 8, $250 thereafter
Contact Person : Rawen Huang: rawen.huang@aya.yale.edu

A conversation with Chin Hwee Tan, Yale SOM' 03 


Chin Hwee, once named Best Asia Hedge Fund Manager by The Asset magazine, will be in Hong Kong and will discuss with us his experiences in hedge fund management, corporate life in one of the world's largest commodity trading companies, and the value he attaches in giving back to society through the variety of philanthropic enterprises he has been involved in.  


Date: January 17, 2018 (Wednesday)

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

  •     6:30 p.m. check in
  •     7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Conversation with Chin Hwee 
  •     8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Networking with GNAM and other schools over pizza/drinks

Location: naked Hub, 7F,  40 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong



Space is limited. This event includes Yale's GNAM's network schools, so please sign up early using this link.  

This event is generously co-sponsored by nakedHub.  


Moderator: Stephanie Cheung, Yale SOM' 03

Contact Persons: Rawen Huang (rawen.huang@aya.yale.edu). Carolyn Yeh (carolyn.yeh@aya.yale.edu).


Chin Hwee started his career in 1995 at Keppel Corporation's treasury division, where he traded proprietary Asian equities and fixed income. Between 1999 and 2001, he ran the proprietary credit portfolio for DBS Bank before becoming a managing director at Amaranth Advisors. After leaving Amaranth Advisors, he founded the Asian operations of Apollo Global Management, a global alternative investor with more than US$185 billion in assets under management.  He is currently the Asia-Pacific CEO of Trafigura, a multinational commodity trading company, and the world's second largest private oil trader and the world's largest metal trader, and he is the first Asian to hold this position.  As of September 2017, Trafigura reported $136.4 bilion of revenue, which put the firm among the top 30 largest companies in the world according to Fortune Magazine.


Chin Hwee has sat on the boards of various organisations in the public and private sectors. The positions he held past and present include: member of the Resource Panel for Government Parliamentary Committee for Finance and Trade and Industry; member of the Advisory Panel for Youth Corps Singapore; member of the Advisory Panel for the Ministry of Education; member of the Advisory Panel for the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth; board member of Lien Aid Limited (Singapore), the endowment fund for KK Women's and Children's Hospital; advisory board member of Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance; board member of Singapore Press Holdings; non-executive and independent director of Keppel Corporation (until June 2017); member of Nanyang Technological University's board of trustees; member of the Monetary Authority of Singapore's Finance Centre Advisory Panel; member of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore's International Maritime Centre (IMC) 2030 Advisory Committee; and member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).



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