Career Talk Series - Introduction to Hedge Fund
Time & Location
About the Event
Date: 12 September, 2008 (Friday) Time: 7:15pm - 8:30pm Venue: B13, Admiralty Town Centre
We are delighted to have Dr. Onn Chan, Executive Director, Financial Markets Education, UBS to deliver an introduction to the Hedge Fund Industry. Dr. Onn Chan is a senior instructor in the Financial Markets Education department at UBS. The Financial Markets Education department is responsible for technical education in all product areas within UBS. Onn earned his PhD in Statistics at the Johns Hopkins University.
Prior to joining UBS in January 2001, he was a senior lecturer in the Department of Mathematics at the National University of Singapore, Singapore. During his stint at the National University of Singapore, Onn provided consultation for industrial projects in the areas of data analysis and statistical modelling. At UBS he teaches a full range of courses from Equity Valuation, Derivatives and other product based courses, through to technical classes in Statistics, Value at Risk and Time Series Analysis. Onn also has provided extensive one on one training and consultation for many of UBS’s top clients. For the past three summers since 2005, he co-lectured a module on alternative investment (hedge funds) in the Master of Finance program under the auspices of the Faculty of Business and Economics at Hong Kong University.