Chief Economist, Asia

  • Competitive
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Kerry Consulting Pte Ltd , EA Licence No: 16S8060
  • 14 Jul 18 2018-07-14

Our client is an established private banking outfit with a strong presence in Asia. Due to further growth commitments in Asia, they look to hire a Chief Economist, Asia to be their Group expert on Asia economies. This newly created position may be based in Singapore or Hong Kong.

As the Asia expert, you will take the lead in monitoring, researching and forecasting of short-term and long-term trends and developments in Asian economies. Your ability to analyse market phenomena in Asia with a view to develop investment strategies and convictions regarding Asian financial markets will provide invaluable input to the private bankers and product advisory teams. You have the ability to spot trends and develop strong convictions on Asian financial markets across various asset classes.

You thrive on contributing to both internal and external publications and participating in Investment Committee meetings. You bring credibility to the organisation and are able to represent the bank in meetings with UHNWI, media, conferences and external organisations

The ideal candidate holds a Masters Degree in Economics or related discipline and at least 15 years of experience in a similar capacity.  PhD in International Economics and background in finance, statistics, econometrics is highly desirable and a strong advantage.

You possess in-depth expert knowledge of Asia economies and have experience working in financial institutions. Prior experience in central bank, finance ministry or policy oriented public institutions is an advantage.

To explore this rare and exciting opportunity, please write to Jasmine Tan at jt@kerryconsulting.com quoting the job title and Ref No. JT14206. Thank you for your interest. We will contact shortlisted candidates for further discussion.


Registration No: R1101482
Type of Work: Permanent
Region: Singapore
Licence No: 16S8060