Senior Management

Our team of leaders guides the firm’s strategic growth, reinforces our values-driven culture of integrity, teamwork and outperformance from top-down and drives our vision to be one of Asia’s leading asset management companies, renowned globally for our investment expertise and recognised for the highest standards of sound and disciplined investment process, strong client focus, and a track record of growing our clients’ wealth through superior returns over the investment cycle.

Gerard LEE, CFA<br>Chief Executive Officer

Gerard LEE, CFA
Chief Executive Officer

Gerard Lee is Chief Executive Officer at Lion Global Investors. He has 34 years of experience in the asset management industry.

Gerard was Chief Investment Officer of Temasek’s Fund Management Division (FMD) from 1999 to 2004. He later became Chief Executive Officer of Fullerton Fund Management Company, a third-party asset management company, which he had transformed from FMD.

Before joining Temasek, Gerard had held positions as Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Deutsche Asset Management Singapore, Head of Fixed Income Sales at SBC Warburg Singapore and Head of Government of Singapore Investment Corporation’s New York Office.

Gerard graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in 1984. He is also a CFA charterholder and an IBF Distinguished Fellow.

In 2018, Gerard was awarded the CEO of the Year (Singapore) award by Asia Asset Management (AAM), recognising his leadership and strategic foresight. Following that, in 2019, the AAM conferred on him the prestigious Best of the Best Lifetime Award (ASEAN region), which recognises his significant contributions and commitment to ASEAN's fund management industry over the years.

James TAN<br>Chief Operating Officer

James TAN
Chief Operating Officer

James Tan is Chief Operating Officer at Lion Global Investors, overseeing the operations, finance, technology and risk and compliance functions.

James has 27 years of experience in operations and information technology. Prior to Lion Global Investors, he was a director at Credit Suisse where he headed up its Asia Cash Securities Operations. He was previously Executive Director at Morgan Stanley Investment Management Company, the asset management arm of Morgan Stanley, where he oversaw its Asia Pacific operations.

James graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1989 with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours).

TEO Joo Wah, CFA<br>Chief Investment Officer

TEO Joo Wah, CFA
Chief Investment Officer

Teo Joo Wah is the Chief Investment Officer at Lion Global Investors.  He manages the firm’s investment decision and is responsible for making asset allocation calls and overseeing the implementation of key portfolio strategies and developing new ones. In addition, he heads the Fixed Income team.

Joo Wah has 31 years of banking and investment experience. He started his banking career with DBS Bank and has previously worked in Temasek Holdings. He was also with Fullerton Fund Management Company, where he was Head of Equities for nine years. 

Joo Wah graduated from the National University of Singapore with a degree in Business Administration. He holds the CFA designation, and has been recognised by The Institute of Banking & Finance (IBF) as an IBF Fellow.

LIM Shyong Piau<br>Chief Marketing Officer

LIM Shyong Piau
Chief Marketing Officer

Lim Shyong Piau is Chief Marketing Officer at Lion Global Investors. He oversees business development, channel distribution and client servicing within the firm’s Singapore and international businesses, covering both distribution and institutional sales segments. He is also a Director of LGlobal Funds (SICAV) and LionGlobal Capital Partners (Private Equity).

Shyong Piau has more than 22 years of financial industry experience. Prior to joining Lion Global Investors, he was Managing Director (Head of Singapore office) at Invesco Asset Management Singapore Limited from 2006 to 2013, responsible for all business development activities in Southeast Asia, Korea and India markets. He also spearheaded the coverage of the Private Wealth segment in Singapore and was an inaugural member of Invesco’s Global SWF Working Group. Earlier in his career, Shyong Piau had also assumed the role of Head of Institutional Business at Vanguard Investments Singapore and APS Asset Management.

Currently, he is also Honorary Secretary of the Investment Management Association of Singapore and an Executive Committee Member of the association.

Shyong Piau graduated with an Executive MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and a Bachelor of Computing from Monash University.