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Jeffrey Yap
Managing Director, Regional Head of FICC, Asia at HSBC Private Banking


Jeffrey heads HSBC Private Bank’s FICC advisory and trading business in Asia. 

A well-recognized investment professional with over 20 years of experience in global financial markets across asset classes. He has built and managed investment, trading and advisory teams for global financial institutions, hedge funds and private bank.

Jeff has a deep understanding of multiple asset classes’ trading, investment and risk management. He is unique among financial professionals in Asia with his breath of experience ranging from trading/investing across Asian equities, global fixed income, global FX and Asian local currency debt. Furthermore, his strong business acumen allows him to build significant businesses and manage successful teams regionally with strong mentoring and leadership experience. Regarded as a talented financial professional and thought leader by industry experts and peers, he is often invited to speak at major global conferences, and as guest lecturer with statutory bodies and financial associations. 

Prior to joining HSBC, Jeffrey worked as Managing Director in PAG, one of Asia’s largest alternative investment firm responsible for the firm’s public fixed income investments. Prior to that he was the Chief Investment Officer of Ark One and Managing Director, Asia’s Head of Fixed Income Trading for Mizuho Securities. 

Jeffrey is a CAIA Charter and holds a MBA degree from Charles Sturt University and Honors Degree from University of London. 

Agenda Sessions

  • Asia bonds: a safe haven for investors?