|Australia China Alumni Award for Banking & Finance
All nominees should hold senior position and have demonstrated an outstanding record of achievement however they need not necessarily work for a financial institution.
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|Ms Donna Chang
|Ms Dianne Tan
|Mr Kia Jing Tan
|Mr Jeffrey Yap
|Mr Jeffrey Yap|
|Regional Head of FICC (Fixed income, currencies and commodities), HSBC Private Banking|
|Charles Sturt University Alumnus|
|Hong Kong Based|
Coming from a humble background did not stop Jeffrey to pursue his childhood dream of an international career in finance. His love and curiosity for international business and economics propelled him to self-finance his undergraduate studies in economics postgraduate studies in business.
Jeffrey was the youngest equity dealer in Malaysia on record and receive his representative license at 21 years old. His career took off in 2003 when he was headhunted to Hong Kong. In 2006 he was appointed as the regional head of debt derivatives for Rabobank at the very young age of 29. Jeffrey is very unique for being one of very few financial professionals in Asia that has worked, managed and built business at securities brokerage firm, treasury division of banks , global markets of investment banks, proprietary trading for banks, hedges funds, private equity firms, family offices and private banks. His breath of experience ranging from trading/investing across global equities, global fixed income, global FX and commodities, Asian local currency debt and derivatives would be hard to rival. Furthermore, his strong business acumen allows him to build significant businesses and manage successful teams regionally with strong mentoring and leadership experience. Regarded as a talented financial professional and thought leader by industry experts and peers, he is often invited to speak at major global conferences, and as guest lecturer with statutory bodies and financial associations.