He will be based in Singapore and reports to Mr. Nobuhiro Sano, Head of Wealth Management, Asia ex-Japan. In this newly created role, Lee will be responsible for overseeing all trading and dealing functions across Wealth Management in the region. He will also drive closer collaboration with Nomura’s Global Markets business to tap into the group’s full capabilities and enhance product offerings for Wealth Management clients.
'We want to deliver the same sophisticated advice and products to our Wealth Management clients that are normally reserved for institutional clients', said Amanda Chen, Deputy Head of Wealth Management, Asia ex-Japan. 'Chee Pin is one of the most respected veterans of our business and brings extensive experience and a deep understanding of our investment capabilities. His hire demonstrates Nomura’s strategic commitment to Wealth Management in the region'.
Lee joins from Island Asset Management, a boutique fund management company investing in Asian small-caps, where he was Chief Executive Officer. He started his career as a foreign exchange trader at Chemical Bank before joining Bank of America where his last role was as Head of Global Foreign Exchange, Asia. He has also previously worked at Guoco Management as Head of Group Treasury and Millennium Capital Management as a forex portfolio manager.