Stephen Hunt, Co-Founder, is CEO and chair of the Investment Committee. He was part of the founding team in 2006 and has more than 25 years of experience in global markets. Stephen manages the front office division and provides the overall direction and guidance to the team. Prior to founding the company, Steve ran local, regional and global sales teams for the Asian equities businesses at Credit Lyonnais Securities, Deutsche Morgan Grenfell and Nomura Securities.
Stephen holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Business Studies and is a charter holder of the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR).
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).
Patrick O’Regan is Director, Head of Investments. Patrick joined in 2016 and runs the research division at Aglaia. He also advises on portfolio allocations across sectors and themes as well as providing investment structuring guidance. Prior to joining Aglaia, Patrick worked at KPMG Corporate Finance advising companies throughout Europe and Southeast Asia.
Patrick is a chartered accountant, holds a BA (Hons) in Law and Accounting and an MSc in Financial Services.
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).
Fraser, Associate Director, 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.
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.
Joel joined Aglaia in 2018 as an Associate. He graduated from Edinburgh University where he majored in Economic History. Joel supports both the investment team and back-office operations and also assists in client relations.
Prior to joining Aglaia, Joel completed an internship with Deloitte Corporate Finance.
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.
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.
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.
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.