Benjamin Yong

Chief Investment Officer (CIO)

Fund Manager of Acore Active Strategy Equity Fund

Benjamin Yong


Ben is a seasoned investment advisor with over 20 years of experience catering to clients in the private banking sector. His previous role was as an Investment Counsellor and Senior Product Manager (Investments) in the private banking segment at Standard Chartered Bank. In this capacity, he offered advisory services and structured investment ideas for various products, including structured flow and non-flow products, offshore funds, and bonds. His expertise extended across private banking, international banking, and onshore banking platforms.

During his tenure at Standard Chartered Bank, Ben played a pivotal role in setting up and expanding the equity flow trading desk in Singapore. He also contributed to the development of flow structures for the treasury flow business. His exceptional performance earned him several accolades, including the Best in Asia 2008 award from Structured Products Magazine Asia Awards and the Global Best Private Bank 2008 award from Euro money.

Subsequently, Ben joined Axis Bank Privee (Private Banking) in 2008, where he served as a Product Advisory specialist for multi-asset and multi-product offerings.

His responsibilities involved establishing and managing various financial products, such as FX derivatives and spot, structured products, cash equities, cash bonds, and mutual funds. He gained extensive experience in international markets, including Dubai, Singapore, and Hong Kong. Prior to this, Ben held positions as an Investment Advisor/Portfolio Counsellor at UOB Private Bank and as a Director at Bank of Singapore.

In the past 6 years with ACI, Ben has been instrumental in creating a proprietary trading system which optimizes risk-reward investment. This led to the launch of Acore Active Strategy Equity Fund which Ben co-manages, that has shown promising performance since its inception.

At ACI, Ben assumes the role of CIO, leveraging his vast financial experience to provide invaluable support to the organization. His deep understanding of the industry and expertise in portfolio management contribute significantly to ACI’s operations.