Eugene has 20 years of experience working with financial institutional investors, particularly insurance companies, in Asia Pacific. Eugene started off his career as an Actuary advising Asian insurance companies on matters related to asset liability management, M&A and capital raising. During this period, Eugene worked for blue chip actuarial consulting firms Towers Perrin and Watson Wyatt (the two firms have since merged into Willis Towers Watson) in the capacity of a consulting Actuary. His prominent projects include acting as actuarial advisor for major state owned life companies including China Life and Ping An with respect to listing in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
Eugene subsequently worked in the Global Markets Division of major Investment Banks, focusing on balance sheet management solutions for insurance sector clients. Eugene took positions as Director for the Global Markets Division of HSBC, Morgan Stanley and Citigroup respectively and was made Managing Director in 2011 for Natixis Asia Limited, The 2nd Largest Banking Group in France, running their equity derivatives sales desk for Asia. Eugene’s core expertise is developing risk transfer solutions for insurance company balance sheets using derivatives, reinsurance and securitized formats to facilitate risk transfer and regulatory capital management for Asian insurance companies.
Eugene graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science with a degree in Actuarial Science and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, United Kingdom.