News

HSBC AM hires wholesale head in Asia

HSBC towerCharles Li has been hired by HSBC Asset Management as its head of wholesale business for Asia. Li will be based in Hong Kong for the newly created role, reporting to both Thorsten Michalik, global head of wholesale, and Daisy Ho, CEO, Asia-Pacific and Hong Kong. He was most recently with UBS Asset Management where he was head of global wealth management, client coverage, Apac, and deputy head of asset management (Hong Kong). Prior to that, Li also worked in a number of senior roles at Fortis Asset Management Asia, PCI Investment and Allianz Global Investors. His appointment follows the departure of Alison Brown, head of sales, wholesale business in Hong Kong and China, who will take on a new role at the firm after seven years in her current position. © 2022 funds global asia

Executive Interviews

Executive interview: PGIM CEO on where the ESG flowers should bloom

Sep 27, 2021

David Hunt, president and chief executive of PGIM, tells Romil Patel about leading a top 10 global asset manager in times where “empowering and encouraging the kind of investment decisions as...

Executive interview: Nicolas Moreau’s orderly transition

Jul 12, 2021

Nicolas Moreau, CEO of HSBC Asset Management, is moving to Asia as the firm looks to connect more directly with the region’s growth story. ESG is also a key focus – including the ‘just’ carbon...

Roundtables

Roundtable: Singapore comes of age as an Asian ESG hub

Dec 01, 2021

Strong ESG credentials strengthen the case for Singapore as a leader in Asia of the post-Covid recovery. Our panel discusses the risks and opportunities.

Roundtable: How well geared are Japanese assets for a new world?

Jul 12, 2021

As we prepare to emerge from Covid, experts look at overcoming demographic issues through a combination of good tech and corporate governance, improving productivity and meeting an ambitious government carbon emissions reduction target. Chaired by Romil Patel.