Thomas Chan, CFA & CPA
Founder and CIO
Thomas is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Primas. Before forming Primas, he was the Head of Fixed Income Trading and Sales at Credit Suisse AG Hong Kong from 2014 to 2018 . Prior to that, he was an Executive Director at JP Morgan Chase Bank specializing in global fixed income trading.
He was ranked top 10 most astute investors in both Asian local currency and G3 bonds by The Asset magazine in 2012 and 2013. In 2020, he was also awarded Highly Commended, the most Astute Investors in Asian G3 Bonds.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Finance from the University of Toronto. In addition, he is a CFA charterholder and a CPA.
Man Hang Lei
Co-Founder and CEO
Man has over 15 years of experience within various financial firms, including JP Morgan, Citigroup, Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse. Before co-founding Primas, he was a senior VP at Credit Suisse AG Hong Kong, responsible for multi-strategy investments for ultra-high-net worth clients. He also worked in JP Morgan New York as a risk analyst managing an AUM USD 15bn global portfolio.
He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Baruch College, City University of NY.
Herman Ng, CFA
Partner and Head of Trading
Herman has over 15 years of experience in fixed income trading, credit research and portfolio management. Before joining Primas, he was a Director at HSBC from 2011 to 2020 focusing on credit trading. He was consistently highly ranked by the Asset Magazine and Greenwich survey as a sell side individual for local currency, Asia G3 bonds throughout the years. Prior to that, he was in ING Investment management and Morgan Stanley London also focusing on fixed income.
In 2020, Herman was voted as one of the Top 3 Most Helpful Sellside Traders in G3 Asian Bonds by Greenwich Associates.
He holds a BSc in Computer Science from the Chinse University of Hong Kong and a Masters in Finance from London Business School. In addition, he is a CFA charterholder.
Roni has over 15 years of experience in fixed income investments. Before joining Primas, he was an Executive Director at JP Morgan focusing on fixed income strategy, bond and derivative advisory, real estate advisory and middle market mezzanine financing transactions.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales.
Joann has over 9 years of experience in fixed income investment, focusing on portfolio management, treasury sales and advisory. She worked in Fixed Income Trading and Sales team as a senior advisor at Credit Suisse AG Hong Kong before joining Primas. Prior to that, she was in JP Morgan Chase Bank and UBS Investment Bank also focusing on fixed income.
She holds a BA in Finance from National Taiwan University and a Master's degree in Financial Engineering from the University of Michigan.
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