Head, Public Markets
Andrew heads up the public markets team at Sun Venture where his responsibilities include driving all aspects of the investment programme and business whilst ensuring a culture of meritocracy and integrity. Prior to Sun Venture, Andrew has had a successful 20 year career with senior leadership roles in both start-up asset management firms and well-established finance houses in London, Hong Kong and Singapore. He started his career establishing and managing a successful manufacturing and distribution business in Hong Kong in 1996. Andrew has extensive experience in managing concentrated Global and Asian mandates across strategies including Long-only, Long/Short hedge funds and other security portfolios for large Global Institutions and Family Offices.
Portfolio Manager, Public Markets
Edwin is a member of Sun Venture’s public markets team assisting Andrew in ensuring the integrity of the investment process of the team. Edwin is a sector-agnostic stock-picker and seeks to find companies capable of generating alpha returns. He provides a macro and thematic overlay to the bottom-up investment approach.
Edwin has more than 10 years of experience in the investment management industry. Prior to joining Sun Venture, he was a portfolio manager in a Singapore-based family office. He applied bottom-up fundamental approach, investing into companies across sectors to generate absolute returns for the long-only global equity portfolio. In addition, he managed an income portfolio and covered strategic investments for the firm.
Edwin holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University and is a CFA Charterholder.
Kuan Lian HOO
Senior Analyst, Public Markets
Kuan Lian has over 8 years of buyside experience and is currently covering the financial and real estate sectors. Prior to joining Sun Venture, he was with a boutique fund manager covering deep value Asian stocks, and later moved on to cover Greater China with a hedge fund.
Kuan Lian graduated from Nanyang Technological University and is a CFA Charterholder.
Senior Analyst, Public Markets
Darren has 10 years of experience in research and investing in the investment management industry. Prior to Sun Venture, Darren spent six years as a Research Associate at Capital Group where he worked with portfolio managers to identify global investment opportunities across various industries. Prior to Capital, Darren was also a team leader and Senior Consulting Associate at Cambridge Associates where he worked with institutions on their investment portfolios.
Darren, a CFA Charterholder, holds a Masters of Science in Finance from the University of Warwick and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Manchester.
Analyst, Public Markets
Debbie joined Sun Venture in 2017 and has over 3 years of research experience covering the consumer and healthcare sector. As a buyside analyst, Debbie has taken on global coverage and covered multiple sub sectors within the consumer sector including beverages, HPC and luxury. She is now focusing on global healthcare and is expanding her coverage to include life sciences and tools, medical technology, pharmaceuticals and managed care.
Debbie holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Finance from The University of Western Australia and is a CFA Charterholder.
Assistant Manager, Investments, IoM Funds
Darren is a highly experienced trader in global multi-asset trading. Amongst the financial instruments traded, Darren is experienced with Global Equities (large cap to small cap) and Bonds (corporate investment grade, high yield and government). In addition, Darren is also experienced with trading Futures and Options on equities, bonds, commodities (WTI, Brent, Industrial and Precious Metals, Soft Commodities) and Credit Default Swaps, FX (Spot and Forward).
Prior to Sun Venture, Darren was with Tufton Oceanic, Coutts and NatWest holding trading and managerial positions in banking and money market functions for over 28 years collectively.