King Au

King Lun Au

Chief Executive Officer at Eastspring Investments Limited

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last updated 12/30/2017

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Malabar Investments LLC

Bank of China Limited

Chief Executive Officer - Value Partners Group Limited

Asian Securities Analysts Federation Incorporated

Chief Executive Officer - Bank of China Limited

Chief Executive Officer, Asia Ex Japan and Korea - FRM Hong Kong

Director and Head of Client Invst Services - HSBC plc

Director of Quantitative Investment - Baring Asset Management Limited


Bachelor Degree - Physics , Oxford University

PhD - Theoretical Particle Physics , Durham University


Member - Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute

Member - Futures Magazine

Advisory Committees - Securities and Futures Commission

Member of the Investigation Panel A - Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

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Dr. King Au
Dr. Au is the CEO of Value Partners Group, responsible for the Group's business and corporate affairs. He has also held senior management positions at other financial institutions such as Eastspring Investments (Hong Kong) Ltd and HSBC Global Asset Management (Hong Kong) Ltd. Dr. Au also sits on Advisory Committees at the Securities and Futures Commission, and Financial Services Development Council ("FSDC"), Hong Kong. Dr. Au holds a CFA, a Bachelor's degree in Physics from the University of Oxford and a PhD in Theoretical Particle Physics from Durham University.

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Dr. King Lun Au joins Eastspring from BOCHK Asset Management

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Dr. King Lun Au joins Eastspring from BOCHK Asset Management
Dr. King Lun Au has joined Eastspring Investments (Eastspring) from BOCHK Asset Management, where he was chief executive officer (CEO) for the past five years. At Eastspring, the US$125 billion Asian investment management arm of Prudential plc, he takes up the position of CEO of Eastspring Investments Hong Kong, and will be responsible for growing the firm's Hong Kong operation, more specifically as a gateway to cross-border activities with China. According to AAM sources, Wayne Shum, managing director, head of institutional business at BOCHK Asset Management, will replace Dr. Au at the firm as acting CEO on an interim basis. Announcing the appointment, Guy Strapp, chief executive at Eastspring, said: "We are delighted to welcome King to lead our Hong Kong team, which will benefit from his invaluable knowledge of and experience in the local asset management industry. King will play a key role in helping to establish our cross-border activities with China, as well as making a broader contribution to our global business strategy." Before joining BOCHK Asset Management, Dr. Au worked for FRM Hong Kong as CEO, where he helped establish and manage the firm's Hong Kong office, servicing mandates from sovereign and institutional clients. He brings almost 30 years of sector experience and asset owner relationships to the role. He is a member of several industry associations and committees, such as the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission Advisory Committee and the Financial Services Development Council. Dr. Au is a former chairman of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute as well as chairman of the Investment Funds Association.

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