Management team

Chairman

Xavier Bernard Maurice Meyer was appointed as the Chairman of the Members’ Council of Eastspring Investments Fund Management Limited Liability Company on 15 June 2021. Xavier is currently Head of Distribution of Eastspring Investments. He joined Eastspring Investments in 2014 as Head of Product Strategy and Development before assuming his current role.


As Head of Distribution, Xavier is responsible for all distribution activities across Eastspring. In this role he oversees the product and life relationship functions, the institutional and retail sales strategies, client relationship management and marketing.


Prior to joining Eastspring, Xavier worked for thirteen years with BNP Paribas in Europe and Asia (Seoul & Hong Kong), in product, investment & business development functions. He was APAC Head of Product Development and Strategic Marketing for BNP Paribas Investment Partners from 2012 to 2014, and Managing Director for Shinhan BNP Paribas between 2009 and 2012.


Xavier holds a Master’s degree in Economics & Finance from Sciences Po Paris and a Master’s degree from NEOMA Business School.

Member

Mr. Phuong Tien Minh is Chief Executive Officer of Prudential Vietnam Assurance Private Limited.


Minh is no stranger to Prudential Vietnam, having held leadership roles at the company between 2016 and 2018. As Chief Distribution Officer and Chief Marketing Officer, he developed new marketing channels for the business, led efforts to transform and digitalise its agency distribution and tapped the fast-growing urban customer segment.


Before taking up his current role in Prudential Vietnam, Minh was at HSBC, where he built the bank’s retail banking business as the first country head of Retail Banking & Wealth Management in Vietnam. He had also headed business development, product development and customer acquisition efforts in various leadership roles for a decade at the bank, from 2005 to 2015.

Chief Executive Officer

Trieu is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) cum Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Eastspring Investments Fund Management Limited Liability Company (Eastspring Vietnam). He is responsible for all activities including the management, investment activities and business development of Eastspring Vietnam with total assets under management of more than USD 4 billion value (as at Dec 2019).


Trieu has more than 20 year experience in financial and investment, in which Trieu has more than 13 years with Eastspring Vietnam. At Eastspring Vietnam, Trieu has been in charge of the Equity and Fixed Income investment since 2010, and was CIO from 2015.


Previously, Trieu has served for Prudential Vietnam Assurance Private Limited from 2002 to 2006 as an Actuary. Before that time, Trieu worked for Arthur Andersen Auditing firm in Vietnam and Vietnam Eximbank.


He holds a Master’s degree in International Project Management from Skema Business School in France, an MBA from Center of French-Vietnamese Management Institution (CFVG), a BA in Corporate Finance from HCMC University of Economics and a BA in Foreign Economics from Vietnam Foreign Trade University. Trieu is a CFA charterholder and holds the Fund Management Practice License issued by State Securities Commission of Vietnam.

Chairperson

Ms Wee Yen Tan is Regional Director, Head Office Finance of Eastspring Investments. She joined Prudential Corporation Asia in January 2002 and currently monitors the financial performance of Eastspring Investments and partners with the Eastspring Investments entities to drive top-line growth. She supports regional strategic initiatives such as M&A and other growth opportunities as well as local CFOs in the ongoing development of local finance departments and local finance projects. She currently sits on the Audit Committees of a number of Eastspring Investment entities and was appointed as a member of the Supervisory Committee (i.e. Risk and Audit Committee) of Eastspring Investments Fund Management Limited Liability Company on 3 April 2017.


A qualified chartered accountant of Singapore, she has more than 25 years of experience in her professional career of which more than 18 years are in asset management industry.


She holds a Master in Finance from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

Member

Mr Jerome Georges Louis Barneche joined Prudential Vietnam Assurance Private Limited (PVA) as Chief Risk Officer in June 2018. He is responsible for the Risk, Compliance and Legal functions of the company and is accountable for the overall compliance of PVA with Prudential’s risk management framework as well as local regulatory requirements. Jerome was appointed as a member of the Supervisory Committee (i.e. Risk and Audit Committee) of Eastspring Investments Fund Management Limited Liability Company on 12 June 2018.


Jerome joined the Prudential group in February 2011 and since then has held various senior positions in Audit and Risk management in the Group Head Office as well as local business unit, in London and in Hong Kong.


Prior to joining Prudential, Jerome worked for large international banking groups such as The Royal Bank of Scotland as well as the Lloyds Banking Group, in audit roles. Jerome holds a Master of Science degree in Financial Economics from Edhec Business School in France, as well as an MBA from HEC Paris.

Member

Mr Tiong Beng Yeo is Head of Compliance – Eastspring Investments Head Office. He leads the compliance advisory and monitoring teams in Head Office Compliance based in Singapore (“HOC”). The HOC is primarily responsible for providing compliance oversight and monitoring on Eastspring Investments group of fund businesses which currently has presence in 11 Asian markets (including JVs) as well as distribution offices in North America and Europe. He was appointed as a member of the Supervisory Committee (i.e. Risk and Audit Committee) of Eastspring Investments Fund Management Limited Liability Company on 18 March 2019.


Tiong Beng has over 23 years of compliance experience in the asset management industry. Prior to joining Eastspring Investments in October 2004, Tiong Beng was Compliance Assistant Manager in Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Limited for over 2 years and Assistant Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (Securities and Futures Department) for over 5 years.   He is a CFA® charterholder since 2002 and a Fellow of International Compliance Association (FICA) since 2011. He also holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree (2nd Upper Class) from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

Chief Executive Officer

Trieu is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) cum Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Eastspring Investments Fund Management Limited Liability Company (Eastspring Vietnam). He is responsible for all activities including the management, investment activities and business development of Eastspring Vietnam with total assets under management of more than USD 4 billion value (as at Dec 2019).


Trieu has more than 20 year experience in financial and investment, in which Trieu has more than 13 years with Eastspring Vietnam. At Eastspring Vietnam, Trieu has been in charge of the Equity and Fixed Income investment since 2010, and was CIO from 2015.


Previously, Trieu has served for Prudential Vietnam Assurance Private Limited from 2002 to 2006 as an Actuary. Before that time, Trieu worked for Arthur Andersen Auditing firm in Vietnam and Vietnam Eximbank.


He holds a Master’s degree in International Project Management from Skema Business School in France, an MBA from Center of French-Vietnamese Management Institution (CFVG), a BA in Corporate Finance from HCMC University of Economics and a BA in Foreign Economics from Vietnam Foreign Trade University. Trieu is a CFA charterholder and holds the Fund Management Practice License issued by State Securities Commission of Vietnam.

Head of Fixed Income

Quan is the Head of Fixed Income as well as a Fixed Income Portfolio Manager of Eastspring Investments Fund Management Limited Liability Company (Eastspring Vietnam). Quan is responsible to manage all fixed income portfolios in Eastspring Vietnam.  


Prior to joining Eastspring Vietnam in 2006, Quan worked at Prudential Vietnam Assurance Private Limited with various roles from 2000 to 2006. Previously, she was an employee of Techcombank Ho Chi Minh City Branch.


Quan holds a MBA from University of Hawai’i, U.S.A. and Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Banking from the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City. Quan is a CFA charterholder and obtains the Asset Management Practice License issued by State Securities Commission of Vietnam.

Senior EPA Representative

Vu is Senior EPA Representative of Eastspring Investments Fund Management Limited Liability Company (Eastspring Vietnam) where he is responsible for multi asset investment solutions for clients in Vietnam. Since joining Eastspring Vietnam, Vu has built a disciplined investment process, combining proven practices and a strong performance of related investment portfolios.


Vu joined investment team of Eastspring Vietnam in 2008 and was promoted to Head of Equity in 2018. In early 2021, he was transferred to lead EPA team in Vietnam. Prior to that, he worked for Standard Charted Bank Vietnam and Unilever Vietnam with main roles in commercial banking, internal auditing, corporate finance, financial and management accounting.


Vu earned his B.A in accounting and auditing from University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City. He is qualified for the Fund Management Practitioner License from The State Securities Commission of Vietnam.

Head of Marketing and Government Relations

Minh is Head of Marketing and Government Relation of Eastspring Investments Fund Management Limited Liability Company (Eastspring Vietnam). She is responsible for Marketing activities and Government Relation.


Minh joined Prudential Vietnam Assurance Private Limited in 2004 and was transferred to Eastspring Vietnam at the time of its establishment in 2005. She held several senior roles including Head of Government Relation, Head of Distribution and Head of Marketing.


Prior to joining Prudential Vietnam Assurance Private Limited, Minh was with Bao Minh CMG Insurance Company in the position of Sales Group Manager in charge of 10 sales offices in HCMC (2002 – 2003) and prior to that she was Assistant to the Chief Representative of Société Générale Bank in Ho Chi Minh City (1992 – 2002).


Minh earns an MBA from Solvey Business School (Université Libre de Bruxelles), a BA in Economics from Ho Chi Minh City Economic University and a BA in French from National University in Hanoi. Minh is a holder of the Fund Management Practice License issued by State Securities Commission of Vietnam.

Head of HR and Admin

Thao is Head of HR and Administration of Eastspring Investments Fund Management Limited Liability Company (Eastspring Vietnam). She is responsible for overseeing the full range of lifecycle tasks including but not limited to, hiring and retaining staff, orientation for new employees, compensation, performance reviews, and benefits administration, employee relations and supervise a team of professional admin supports.


Before being appointed in this role in 2011, she held various HR and Office Administration roles since joining Prudential Vietnam Assurance Private Limited in 2004 and was transferred to Eastspring Vietnam at the time of its establishment in 2005.


Prior to joining Eastspring Vietnam, Thao spent 9 years in Office Administration roles at ILA Vietnam and Thakral Brothers Singapore (Pte) Ltd. in Ho Chi Minh City.


Thao earns a Bachelor degree in Business Administration at Open University Ho Chi Minh City and in English at University of Social Sciences & Humanities, Ho Chi Minh City.

Head of Finance and Strategy

Thuy is Head of Finance and Strategy of Eastspring Investments Fund Management Limited Liability Company (Eastspring Vietnam). She is Chief Accountant and responsible for accounting and finance. She also supports the CEO with strategy planning and execution.


Before being appointed to this position in July 2016, Thuy was Private Equity Investment Manager from June 2010 to December 2012 and Compliance Manager from November 2013 to June 2016.


Prior to joining Eastspring Vietnam, Thuy worked as an external auditor at Andersen and KPMG from 2001 to 2007, a financial consultant at Mekong Capital from 2007 to 2009 and a director at Capstone Financial Advisory from 2009 to 2010.


Thuy holds a Bachelor of Banking and Finance from Hanoi National Economics University and is a Certified Public Accountant recognized by Ministry of Finance of Vietnam (CPA Vietnam). She is also a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), a fellow of CPA Australia (FCPA, Aust.) and a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).

Head of Equity

Thao is the Head of Equity of Eastspring Vietnam where she is responsible for managing all equity portfolios and equity research. Thao has more than 13 years experience in financial and investment industry and more than 10 years working with Eastspring Vietnam.


Prior to joining Eastspring Vietnam in 2010, Thao worked at KPMG Vietnam Ltd. and Mekong Capital Ltd where she specialized in financial and investment profession.


Thao holds a Master Degree in International Finance from University of Queensland, Australia and Bachelor degree in Foreign Economics from the University of Foreign Trade, Ho Chi Minh City. Thao is a CFA charterholder and obtains the Asset Management Practice License issued by State Securities Commission of Vietnam.

Head of Operations and Performance Analytics

Phuong is the Head of Operations and Performance Analytics of Eastspring Investments Fund Management Limited Liability Company (Eastspring Vietnam). Phuong is responsible for Operations, Performance Analytics & Information Technology of Eastspring Vietnam.


Prior to joining Eastspring Vietnam in 2006, Phuong worked at Prudential Vietnam Assurance Private Limited with various roles from 2002 to 2006.


Phuong holds a Bachelor’s degree in Insurance from the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City and Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology of University of Science and obtains the Asset Management Practice License issued by State Securities Commission of Vietnam.

Head of Dealing

Chinh is Head of Dealing of Eastspring Investments Fund Management Limited Liability Company (Eastspring Vietnam). She is responsible for trading activities in Equity, Fixed Income and Term Deposits. In her role, she liaises with Fund Managers for daily trading activities and executions as well as assists to develop trading technique, programs and policies.


Chinh joined Prudential Vietnam Assurance Private Limited in 2002 with various roles from 2002 to 2004 and was moved to Eastspring Vietnam since 2005.


Over 16 years working in financial services Chinh brings with her a wealth experience in regional best execution, systematic trading, compliance & risk management.


Chinh holds a BA in Science from Science, Social and Humanity University of HCMC and obtains the Asset Management Practice License issued by State Securities Commission of Vietnam.

Head of Business Development

Van is Head of Business Development of Eastspring Investments Fund Management Limited Liability Company (Eastspring Vietnam). She is responsible for driving business development activities at Eastspring Vietnam.


Prior to joining Eastspring Vietnam in 2021, Van was Head of Wealth Management at VinaCapital from May 2019 to July 2021. Previously, she worked at ACB Bank, ANZ Bank and Sacombank with various senior roles in Priority Banking and Asset Management from May 2011 to April 2019. Before coming back to Vietnam, she had 3 years of working experience at Natixis Bank Research Center and Acofi Asset Management in France.


Van earns her Master in Business Management from University of René Descartes Paris V, France; a Master in Finance, Asset Management and Trading from Business School INSSEC, Paris, France; a Bachelor in Business Administration from University of Dauphine Paris IX, France. Van is a CFA charterholder.