Yao Chye Chiang joined Clearwater in 2008 and is a member of the Firm’s Investment and Management Committees. Based in Singapore, Dr. Chiang oversees Clearwater’s business and operating platforms, is responsible for the Firm’s risk management and portfolio hedging strategies and plays a lead role in the institutionalization of organizational processes and infrastructure. Dr. Chiang also monitors global macro trends and the impact of current events on Asian markets. Prior to joining Clearwater, Dr. Chiang worked at Cargill Financial Services Asia and Black River Asset Management (Asia) from 1999 to 2008. At Black River, he was Co-Director with joint oversight responsibility for the fund management platform in Asia as well as Managing Director with principal responsibilities including risk, strategy and compliance. Prior to that, he worked at CIBC World Markets as Executive Director of Country Risk Management and Head of Asia-Pacific Research.
Dr. Chiang graduated from the University of Adelaide with first class honors under a Colombo Plan Scholarship and holds master and doctorate degrees in Economics from Princeton University where he attended as a joint Princeton fellowship and George Murray Scholarship holder.