Founder & CIO
Trading Management, Partner
Chua Soon Hock
Soon Hock has more than 30 years of experience in fund management and proprietary trading. He founded Asia Genesis Asset Management in 1999. He was the CIO and key trader for its flagship fund, Japan Macro Fund, an Asia-focused, macro hedge fund where he achieved steady strong returns consistently. Japan Macro Fund was amongst the few top performing Asian macro hedge funds with a long-established track record since March 2000 till its closure in 2009.
From 1983 to 1985, he was an investment officer (Japan portfolio) in the International Department (Foreign Reserves Management) of the Monetary Authority of Singapore. From 1985 to 1988, he was Vice President, Fixed Income – Sales & Trading at Salomon Brothers Asia Limited, Tokyo. From 1988 to 1994, he was the interest rate trading manager and proprietary trader at Bankers Trust, Singapore, and later as a SIMEX local. In 1997, he became the Managing Director of Koch Capital Asia Limited. In 1998, he was the Chief Strategist and Head of Interest Rates and Arbitrage Trading at Sanwa Bank Limited, Singapore.
Joshua has more than 10 years of investment and trading experience. Prior to joining Asia Genesis, Joshua was a Director and Portfolio Manager at Epiphany Asset Management, a multi-asset class Global Macro Hedge Fund. At Epiphany he headed the Singapore office and managed a team of Portfolio Managers. As a Macro Discretionary Portfolio Manager, Joshua managed the largest portfolio in the fund, generating consistent profits through various market cycles. He also has previous experience in Macro Discretionary Trading as a Portfolio Manager with Asia Genesis Asset Management from 2012 to 2015.
Joshua holds a Master of Business Administrations and a Master of Science in Wealth Management from Singapore Management University as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Investor Relations, Partner
Phyllis has more than 10 years of asset management experience, specializing in the area of Finance and Risk Management. Prior to joining Asia Genesis, she was the Vice President of Investment Services in Private Markets and Finance at GIC Private Limited serving as a Financial Controller for the Private Equity and Infrastructure fund management entity. She joined Asia Genesis in 2009 when we were managing the Japan Macro Fund. Subsequent to fund closure, she led the risk and accounting team as the company re-positioned itself as a proprietary trading firm and as a SGX derivatives trading member till the business ceased in 2015.
Phyllis holds a First Class Honours in Accountancy and a Minor in Entrepreneurship from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She is a Chartered Accountant.
Jessica has about 17 years of financial and asset management experience. Prior to joining Asia Genesis, she held similar senior roles in Aberdeen Standard Investments, Eastspring Investments and APS Asset Management where she was responsible for client servicing and relationship management of institutional clients including central banks, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, endowments and insurance companies. She was also part of the Asia Genesis’s Investor Relations team from 2008 to 2009.
Jessica holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from National University of Singapore, majoring in Finance.