Speakers List - Risk Korea

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Choi Young Gwon

Chief Executive Officer


Prior to join Hi Asset Management of CEO, he worked at GEPS of CIO .
He was previously with Plus Asset Management, KB Bank, HI Asset Management, DongYang Investment Management and Korea Investment Management

2017.04 ~ (Present) HI Asset Management Co Ltd / Kor, CEO
2014.07 ~ 2017.03 Government Employees Pension Service, CIO
2009.03 ~ 2013.06 Plus Asset Management Co Ltd / Kor, CIO
2004.02 ~ 2009.02 KB Kookmin Bank Co Ltd / Kor, Trust Department Head
2002.07 ~ 2004.02 CJ Investment Trust Co Ltd / Kor, Head of Equity
1999.05 ~ 2002.07 Tong-yang Investment Trust Co Ltd / Kor Head of Equity
1989.07 ~ 1999.05 Korea Investment Trust Co Ltd / Kor, Equity Department


Kim Song Hun

Chief Investment Officer, Alternative Investment Team


Song Kim is a head of Alternative Investment division. He manages long only active, enhanced index, 120/20, and absolute return style products using mainly quant skills. Now he is preparing for machine learning embedded long-short hedge fund.
Song Kim has a 18 years experience in equity research and investment field utilizing both fundamental and quant methodologies. He joined Eastspring investment in 2009. previously, he was a head of equity research team in Mirae Asset Management in Korea covering local and global companies. Prior to Mirae Asset Management, he worked as a equity analyst in a brokerage company(Daewoo Securities). He also worked at a telecom company(SK Broadband) as a strategic planner.
He was awarded the best analyst prizes in many local magazine's polls. Song Kim holds a master degree from Seoul National University in Korea specializing in the new media culture and industry.

Kwon Tae Shin

President and CEO


Mr. Tae-shin Kwon has been Vice Chairman and CEO of the Federation of Korean Industries or the FKI since February 2017. Prior to joining the FKI, Mr. Kwon served as President of the Korea Economic Research Institute for three years from 2014. He has built most of his career in the Korean government. . From 2009 to 2010, he served as the Minister of the Office for Government Policy Coordination. From 2006 to 2008, he served as Permanent Representative of Korea to the OECD in Paris, right after he worked for the Ministry of Finance and Economy as Vice Minister from 2005 to 2006.

Lee Tai Ki

Senior Research Fellow


Currently working at: Korea Institute of Finance as a Senior Research Fellow

Worked at the Financial Supervisory Service as the Senior Advisor to the FSS Governor
Workded at the Presidential Committee for the G20 Summit as a Advisor in Research Group
Worked at the Bank of Korea as a Economist
Worked as a Assistant Secretary to the President for Economic Policy
Ph.D in Economics, The University of Chicago
B.A. in Economics, Seoul National University



Alexandre Bon

Senior Solution Architect, Risk & Regulatory Transformation


Alexandre is a Senior Solution Architect with Murex. Based in Singapore, he leads BA activities on strategic projects, advising Murex customers on solutions design and implementation approach. He also looks after the definition, positioning and go-to-market strategy of Murex product solutions.
Since joining Murex in 2000, he has held product consulting and client management positions with a focus on market and credit risk, last serving as Head of the Risk Control practice and General Manager for Murex Ireland, where he drove the development of the MX.III CVA management module and Credit Risk simulation engine.

Michelle Cheong

Director, Credit Solutions


Michelle Cheong works in S&P Global Market Intelligence as Director of Credit Solutions for the Asia Pacific region. Michelle's main responsibilities include product development and strategy, thought leadership and education on risk management across all client segments. She is based in Singapore and has been with S&P Global Market Intelligence since June 2012. Prior to joining S&P Global Market Intelligence in 2012, Michelle worked in Blackrock, State Street Global Advisors, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, and Bloomberg; where she focused on portfolio management, risk analytics and modeling. Michelle completed her Masters in Financial Engineering and bachelors in Mathematics and Economics with Distinction, both from Cornell University; and All But Dissertation at the Ph.D. program in Finance at Nanyang Business School, Singapore.

Kim Tong Suk

Professor, College of Business


Tong Suk Kim is a Professor at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and the former Dean of KAIST College of Business. He is one of the founders of the Financial Engineering MBA program at KAIST in 1996 and took a considerable role in establishing the Graduate School of Finance at KAIST in 2006 under the support of the Ministry of Finance and Economy. He served as the president of the Korean Association of Futures and Options in 2004 and during his tenure as the president, he founded the Asia-Pacific Association of Derivatives (APAD). He has been playing an active role in both the academic community as well as the financial industry conducting researches, consultations, development projects leading to pricing and risk models and systems.

Laura Lui

Partner and Co-Chief Investment Officer


Laura Lui is a versatile practitioner in the finance industry with rich experience across the buyside and sellside activities for index and quantitative investments, as well as capital markets functions. Prior to Premia Partners, Laura led the Index and Quantitative Investment team at ICBC Credit Suisse International and was responsible for all aspects of the firm's index and quantitative investment business. Before that, Laura was the Head of ETF and Index Team at Mirae Asset Global Investments (HK). Earlier in her career, Laura had extensive trading experience on Asian Equities, multi-asset derivatives and other listed products including as ETF liquidity providers and participating dealers from her previous roles with RBS and JPMorgan Chase Bank. Laura has an Honours BSc degree in Actuarial Science and Statistics from the University of Toronto, and a MS degree in Global Finance from New York University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Michael Min

Chief Executive Officer


• B.A from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, M.B.A. in Finance from University of Denver. Mr. Min began his career in 1989 as an IT sector analyst at Coryo Securities, Tongyang Securities, Dongwon Securities, and Korea Investment & Securities. After 2007, he served as CIO in the Asset Management Department of Tempis Investment Management for 3 years and founded Pine Investment Advisory in 2010.
• Pine Investment Advisory, Founder/CIO (August 2010~ Present)
Investment fields experience since as tech analyst and asset management was about 30 years.

Park Jong-Gon

Chief Executive Officer

ITS Company

Jong G. Park is the CEO of ITS Company, providing capital market business solution named by "Symphony" and "Smart Quant". Jong G. Park has deep experience and understanding in financial derivatives and structured products from valuation to investment strategy.
Since end of 1980's, He had researched and traded financial structured products in Coryo Securities and Hyundai Research Institution. With his professional structured products theory and rich executive knowledges, Jong G. Park founded ITS Company in 1998 which has serviced Symphony system and derivatives investment consulting.

Park Joon Young

Head of IFC Korea


Mr. Joon Young Park is IFC's Representative for Korea. Mr. Park will be leading origination of new business opportunities for IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, with a focus on outbound investments by Korean corporates and will be responsible for IFC's engagement with the Korean government and for managing IFC's presence in Korea.
Before joining IFC, Mr. Park was a Senior Banker in the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) based in London for over six years where he focused on equity investments in financial institutions. He has also served as a Board member in portfolio companies.
Prior to EBRD in London, Mr. Park has had 11 years of M&A and private equity experience in Seoul, New York and Hong Kong of which he spent 8 years in Lehman Brothers. Prior to Lehman Brothers, Mr. Park was an Associate in Rothschild Inc. and an Analyst in the M&A team in Credit Suisse First Boston.
Mr. Park holds a BS in Business and Administration from Yonsei University, Korea and an MBA from Keio Business School of Keio University, Japan.

Lorenzo Saa

Director of Global Networks & Outreach


Lorenzo joined the PRI in 2009. He is co-responsible for the PRI's global outreach and signatory relations strategy. Prior to his current role, Lorenzo led the Implementation Support, Investor Engagements and Reporting and Assessment teams.
Before joining the PRI, he held project manager and financial analyst roles at UniCredit and MicroRate, overseeing microfinance initiatives and advising on responsible investments. He also served as an independent consultant for development organisations such as the World Bank and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
He holds a BA in Business and Economics from the Università Cattolica, Milan, and a joint MBA/Masters in International Public Policy from SDA Bocconi, Milan and SAIS - Johns Hopkins, Washington, D.C.

Daniel Dongwoon Yoo

Global Strategist, Head of Global Strategy and Wealth Management


Graduated from Wharton School of business, UG in 1993. 25 years of experiences in financial industry. Previous position: Head of China Research, Woori, Head of Research, Citigroup, Head of Financial sector research, Morgan Stanley, CLSA, and Peregrine. Now, Head of Global Strategy, Head of Robo-advisor Algorithm Development, Kiwoom Securities (#1 Market Share Broker in Korea). In charge of analyzing and developing investment strategies for 20 countries' equity markets. Asset allocation modelling, robo-advisor development, launching of roboadvisor funds with Kiwoom Asset and HI Asset Management.

Dr Yun Jooyoung

Head of ETF Investment Division


Dr. Jooyoung Yun is head of ETF investment division in Mirae Asset Global Investments (Korea) which has its ETF business in Korea, Hong Kong, Australlia , U.S., Canada and Columbia..
Dr. Yun has been working over 16 years in the passive products industry. He joined in Mirae Asset Group March in 2011 and plays a key role in the deployment and development of ETF business. Prior to joining Mirae Asset Goup, he was the head of index and ETF investment team at Woori Asset Management and quantitative research team at Yurie Asset Management.
Dr. Yun holds Ph.D. and Master in Financial Engineering from KAIST(Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) and received his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Korea University. He lectures on alternative investments subject at CFA Education Center of CFA Korea Society.

Lee Junghwan

Head of ETF solution division



- Yeouido high school

- Bachelor of Business Administration, Sogang University

- Master of Financial Engineering, KAIST


- Head of Passive Management Division at Samsung Asset Management

- Head of ETF Management Team at Samsung Asset Management

- Head of Index Management Team at Samsung Asset Management

- Head of AI team at Dongbu Asset Management

- Derivative Research at Kiwoom Securities

Lee Hwayoung

Senior Risk Officer, Investments