Stephen Hunt, is the Co-Founder and CEO of the Aglaia Family Office. Aglaia Family Office advises a collection of 35 families in a bespoke manner. He has more than 30 years of experience in global markets.
Stephen chairs the investment committee and manages the client facing functions for the business. Prior to founding the company, Steve ran local, regional and global equity teams for the Asian businesses at Credit Lyonnais Securities, Deutsche Morgan Grenfell and Nomura Securities and on the buy side as an investment analyst at the Equitable Life Assurance Society where he became a charter member of the Association of Investment Management and Research (now CFA).
Gavin Tan, Co-Founder, is Partner and Chief Operating Officer. He was part of the founding team in 2006 and has more than 25 years of experience in institutional sales and research in Asian ex-Japan equities. Gavin runs the day-to- day operations of Aglaia and advises families on structuring and legal issues. Prior to founding the company, Gavin developed institutional equities product and distribution for Peregrine Securities, Credit Lyonnais Securities and Deutsche Morgan Grenfell. He then headed the Singapore and Malaysian institutional sales team at Nomura Securities for 7 years.
Gavin holds a Bachelor of Laws from Bristol University.
Toh Yiu Joe is a member of the Board of Directors of Aglaia Family Office.
He has over 30 years experience in asset management involving both public and private assets, and working with private family groups, private banks and private equity firms.
He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia.
Alex Hambly is Senior Advisor for private market investments. He has over 25 years global private market investment experience. Most recently, Alex was CIO Private Equity for Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Ltd, a member of Prudential plc (UK), where he was responsible for the construction and management of a US$2bn portfolio of private equity and private debt funds and co-investments in N America, Europe and Asia. Prior to joining Prudential in 2003, Alex worked with CDC Capital Partners, HSBC Private Equity and Barclays Bank plc.
Alex holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Modern History from Durham University, UK.
Ben is Director of Family Office, and member of the Investment Committee. He joined Aglaia in 2011 and has held several positions within the company, from Associate to Deputy COO. Ben is a relationship manager for our families, advises on portfolio allocations, and carries out due diligence, structuring and project management services for select private investment deals. He also works closely with Gavin in managing day-to-day business affairs.
Ben holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Engineering and Business Studies from the University of Warwick.
Kamariah is Director, Head of Trading. She joined the company in 2008 and has over 24 years investment and trading experience in Asian markets in addition to a further 10 years previous experience in money markets. Kamariah manages our in-house discretionary equity and bond portfolios and is a key member of the research team. Prior to joining the company, Kamariah focused on the long-short products at Lloyd George Management as investment analyst for technical studies and covered over USD 10Bn of AUM. Before this Kamariah was chief dealer at DBS Asset Management.
Kamariah holds a Diploma in Banking and Finance (DIBF).
Andreas is General Counsel and heads the Compliance and Backoffice team. He joined Aglaia in 2019 and gained experience at reputable law firms in Switzerland before later joining Credit Suisse’s and UBS’ Legal departments with a focus on the Emerging Markets. At UBS Switzerland in Southeast Asia he engaged intensively with families, institutional clients, multinational conglomerates and local businesses.
He holds a Master Degree in Law from the University of Zurich (admitted to the bar) and graduated from the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai. Andreas is also an alumni of the London Business School (LBS).
Ki Cheong joined Aglaia in 2021. He covers scenario approach to macroeconomic, portfolio construction, cash flow forecasting, as well as building systematic frameworks for our multi-asset investments.
Prior to joining Aglaia, Ki Cheong worked at the Asia Portfolio Strategy team in Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research and GIC Private Limited as an asset allocation strategist.
Ki Cheong earned a PhD in Astrophysics from the University of Hong Kong. He is a CFA Charterholder.
Gary joined Aglaia in 2021. He started his career in London in 1986 with Capel Cure Myers. During his almost 10 years with this leading private client stockbroker, he worked in all areas of the business culminating in 4 years as a UK equity analyst and 2 years as an Asian portfolio manager. He then moved to Guardian Asset Management where for 4 1/2 years he managed Asian equity portfolios.
Finally in 2000 he spent a year with Equitable life managing their North Asian portfolios before moving to Singapore and joining Nomura Securities to become an equity salesperson. After 6 1/2 years with Nomura, in 2007, CLSA approached Gary to join their top-rated Singapore based sales team. In 2012 Gary was promoted to Head that team and in 2019 was promoted again to Head of Institutional Equities – Singapore.
Fraser, Director, Head of Private Markets Investments, joined Aglaia in 2016. He is a member of the research team and supports the Investment Committee in assessing new opportunities and researching macroeconomic trends.
Prior to joining Aglaia, Fraser worked as a Process Engineer for BP before completing an internship at Aberdeen Asset Management within the Pan-European Equities team.
Fraser holds a Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering from the University of Manchester.
Farhan, Associate Director, Investments, joined Aglaia in 2018. He is a member of the research team and supports the Investment Committee focusing on fund research and allocation. Prior to Aglaia, Farhan’s experience includes hedge fund analysis and allocation at PAAMCO, hedge fund research at Eurekahedge and financial analysis at P&G Chemicals.
Farhan holds a Bachelor of Computing degree from the National University of Singapore.
Anna, Associate Director, Investments, joined Aglaia in 2020. She is a member of the research team and supports the Investment Committee, with a focus on equity research. Prior to Aglaia, Anna worked as an equity research analyst with Goldman Sachs.
Anna holds a Masters in Statistics from the London School of Economics.
Austyn, Associate, Investments, joined Aglaia in 2020. He is a member of the research team and supports the Investment Committee in assessing new opportunities. Prior to joining Aglaia, Austyn worked as an Investment Analyst covering public markets at Covenant Capital, an external asset manager. He was also a Business Development Manager at a construction tech startup.
Austyn holds a Masters in Management from Imperial College London and a Law Degree from King’s College London.
Evan, Associate, Investments, joined Aglaia in 2020. He is a member of the research team and supports the Investment Committee in assessing new opportunities. Prior to joining Aglaia, Evan completed an internship at Lion Global Investors.
Evan holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Serena, Associate, Investments, joined Aglaia in 2021. She assists in portfolio analysis and cashflow forecasting. Prior to joining Aglaia, Serena worked as a commodity derivatives broker before working as an assist relationship manager in UOB Private Bank.
Serena holds a Master degree in wealth management from Singapore Management University and a bachelor degree in Mathematics and Economics from Nanyang Technological University
Robin joined Aglaia in 2021. He is a member of the research team and supports the Investment Committee in assessing new opportunities. Prior to joining Aglaia, Robin worked as a Personal Wealth Executive at United Overseas Bank. He also interned as an Equity Research Summer Analyst at Maybank Investment Bank and Investment Banking Summer Analyst at BNP Paribas.
Robin holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Management with Finance from the University of Warwick.
Tracy, Relationship Manager Assistant, joined Aglaia in 2019. She supports the back-office operations, maintains the CRM system and assists in daily client activities.
Tracy holds a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences from the University College London.
Anne Chang is a Relationship Manager Assistant and joined Aglaia in 2020. She assists in a wide range of activities from managing portfolio cash flow and allocation to risk management and KYC. Prior to joining Aglaia, she worked with JP Morgan in Shanghai, GS Group in South Korea and Société Générale in Hong Kong.
Anne holds a Master’s Degree in Global Finance from Yonsei University in South Korea and graduated as Valedictorian.
Jessica, Relationship Manager Assistant, joined Aglaia in 2021. She supports the back-office operations, maintains the CRM system and assists in daily client activities. Prior to joining Aglaia, Jessica has 4 years of experience in corporate secretarial service.
Yan Lin, a Relationship Manager Assistant, supports the back-office operations and assists clients in making investments and reviewing their investment portfolios. Prior to joining Aglaia, Yan Lin worked as a lawyer in Restructuring & Insolvency. She holds a Bachelor of Laws from Singapore Management University.
Nixon joined Aglaia in 2022. He is a member of the relationship management team and supports daily back-office operations.
Prior to joining Aglaia, he interned as a risk analyst in the Oil & Commodities trading industry. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Business degree, double majoring in Quantitative Finance and Finance in Singapore Management University.
Shan, Associate Director of Operations, joined Aglaia in 2015. He is a key figure in our back office operations and provides settlement, reporting, risk and KYC / compliance functions. Prior to joining Aglaia, Shan worked for Citco Fund Services as fund accountant.
Shan holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Economics and Finance.
Alfred, Associate Director, Operations, joined Aglaia in 2016. He is a member of the back office operations team and provides settlement, reporting, risk and KYC functions. He has three years experience in hedge fund operations and fund accounting at Citco Fund Services.
Alfred holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Business Management.
Geraldine, Associate of Operations, joined Aglaia in 2019. She is a member of the back office operations team, handling settlements and reporting.
She brings 13 years experience in banking and asset management operations.
Geraldine holds a Diploma in Engineering Informatics.
Li Ying joined Aglaia in 2021. She is responsible for Investment Portfolio reporting, fund settlements and liaison with external parties. Prior to Aglaia, she was a Fund Accountant with BNY Mellon for a cross section of large institutional clients. Li Ying is a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Accounting and Finance graduate from Warwick Business School, University of Warwick.
Sheena, Associate, Operations, joined Aglaia in 2021. She is responsible for investment portfolio reporting, fund settlements, and liaison with external parties.
Prior to Aglaia, Sheena worked as a Senior Officer at Alter Domus, a fund administrator.
She also has experience in management reporting and quality assurance.
Sheena holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics, magna cum laude.
Indri, Associate, joined Aglaia in 2011. She has more than 15 years experience in business and finance administration.
Indri holds a Bachelor of Science in I.T.
Yubing joined Aglaia in 2021. She provides full support in preparing MAS regulatory reports, tax reports, ensure they meet with regulatory compliance and finance filing standards requirements. She is also responsible for the preparation of monthly and annual financial statements on an accurate and timely basis.
Prior to joining Aglaia, Yubing worked at a multinational corporation.
Michelle, Executive Assistant, joined Aglaia in 2015. She brings 7 years experience in executive support to senior management, and has a background in customer service and corporate communications. Michelle holds a certification in Secretarial and Office Management.
Averyl joined Aglaia as an Executive Assistant in mid 2016. She provides executive-level administrative support mainly to Mr. Stephen Hunt, and manages the day-to-day operations of the office.
Averyl started out as a Bank Executive at Citi Private Bank and later moved into Human Resources roles. Her last stint was with Ogilvy and Mather, where she was an HR Business Partner to several key units and a specialist in expats management.
Averyl holds a Bachelor of Arts (Merit) in Economics, from the National University of Singapore.