Jess is responsible for the investment strategy and research function of the firm. She has 20 years experience in analysing and investing in Asian businesses as an investment manager and analyst.
As a regional fund manager at Fidelity Investments, Jess managed approx. US$5bn of institutional and retail funds investing in all sectors across Asia Pacific ex Japan. Based in Hong Kong and subsequently Singapore, in her 10 years with Fidelity, she had, inter alia, headed the Taiwan country team, the ASEAN regional team, and was instrumental in setting up Singapore as Fidelity’s second regional investment management and research hub. Funds managed include:
*Fidelity Asia Fund (Asia Pacific ex Japan)
*Fidelity ASPAC Fund (Asia Pacific ex Japan)
*Fidelity Asean Fund (Asia Pacific ex Japan)
*Fidelity Southeast Asia Fund (Asia Pacific ex Japan)
Prior to Fidelity, Jess was the sole fund manager for AIA Malaysia’s life assurance equities fund. She started her career as an equities analyst at Hong Leong Securities.
Jess speaks English, Chinese and Malay/Bahasa Indonesia. She has an LLB (Hons) from Leeds University.