Aje Saigal, CFA – Chief Investment Officer
- Spent entire career of over 30 years at the GIC. GIC is a sovereign wealth fund which reported AUM of over USD100 billion and a 20-year real return of 3.9% p.a. to end-March 2012.
- As Director, Investment Policy and Strategy since 2003, he was responsible for guiding GIC asset allocation decisions, including higher allocations to Emerging Market equities, Commodities and Inflation-linked.
- Held senior leadership positions, including CIO, Global Equities and Member, GIC Group Executive Committee.
- Led development of Market Risk Indicator framework to assess medium-term investment outlook.
- Aje is a board member of CPF Board, Unigestion (Asia), and advisory board member of the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics (Singapore Management University) and the Salvation Army. He sits on the investment committee of the Singapore Indian Development Association (chairman) and Wah Hin, a Singapore-based family office.
Sylvia Lee – Chief Operating Officer
- Spent 13 years at GIC providing investment services to equity team, covering all aspects of trade management, portfolio control and analysis, and provision of accurate and timely portfolio reports, performance and risk measurement.
- Joined Nuvest in 2014 from Core Six Pte Ltd, a family office, where she set up the company’s investment policies and procedures and contributed to its strategic direction.
- Also spent 3 years at Legg Mason International Equities, where she worked with various business units and operational teams to support new client and new business initiatives.
Dave Wang, CFA, CAIA – Portfolio Manager
- Joined Nuvest in 2019 from Bank of Singapore, where he was an equities portfolio manager and managed over USD 2bn for discretionary portfolio clients. He was also co-manager for the Lion-Bank of Singapore Asian Income Fund.
- Dave started his career in Goldman Sachs and subsequently joined Allianz as an equities analyst. After which he joined Truston Asset Management, where he managed a long/short portfolio of Greater China and South East Asian equities.
- He holds a BSc (Computer Science) from the University of Queensland and an MBA from the Queensland University of Technology. He was awarded scholarships for both degrees and was also a recipient of the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew award.
- Manages global equities investments for Nuvest portfolios.
- Susanta Mazumdar is the Portfolio Manager of the JN Asia Infrastructure Fund
- He has 28 years of investment experience with more than 13 years of buy side experience. He has experience across multiple regions, cycles and industries; having worked at T Rowe Price and at Invesco
- A proven track record of managing Asia’s largest infrastructure fund (USD 800mn) at Invesco. Prior to that, he set up and managed the Global Infrastructure Fund at T Rowe Price
- Deep experience in equity research at firms such as UBS and ING Baring covering various sub-sectors of infrastructure
- MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, B. Tech (Petroleum) from IIT-ISM, Dhanbad, and CFA charterholder
- Gaurav Pathak is the Investment Analyst and Co-Portfolio Manager of JN Asia Infrastructure Fund
- He has over 16 years of experience in equity markets. Prior to joining JN Asia Infra Fund, Gaurav was a Portfolio Manager at Eastspring Investments in Singapore where he managed Indian equity portfolios
- Prior to that, for over a decade, Gaurav worked as an equity research analyst with Standard Chartered, ICICI Securities, Edelweiss and JP Morgan.
- Gaurav has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from IIM-Lucknow