Professor Philip Cheng
Professor Philip Cheng is now Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Science and Technology in Hong Kong, was the Chief Investment Officer at MetLife Taiwan, a wholly owned subsidiary of MetLife Inc., New York, the largest Life Insurance Company in the US, with approximately US$800 Billion in total assets under management (AUM). Since 1996, and during his 11 years as Chief Investment Officer, he managed a diversified portfolio with total assets under management of approximately US$2 billion. He provided the leadership in setting up of investment policies and strategies to enhance portfolio yield; implementation of asset allocation strategies to increase return on equity; and the oversight and the implementation of risk management tools to achieve optimal return on capital. He received his Undergraduate Engineering Degree from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA and his MBA in Finance (Cum Laude) from St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.