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Meet the team
Christophe joined the investment industry in 1997 at the equity derivatives desk of SocGen in Paris. Since 2000, he has been managing global multi-asset portfolios for private clients in various roles.
He managed discretionary portfolios for Crédit Lyonnais Suisse S.A. and Crédit Agricole Indosuez before joining the discretionary portfolio management team at Société Générale Private Banking in Monaco.
He moved to Asia in 2011 to work as a senior investment advisor at Société Générale Private Banking Asia before joining DBS in October 2014.
Christophe holds a Masters in Finance from ESCP Europe in Paris and a Master in Management from Skema Business School.
Robin joined the finance industry in 1997 as an analyst with UOB Asset Management. He covered and managed global equities and mixed asset portfolios. He also headed the European equities research team. He joined Credit Suisse Asset Management in 2006 as a senior portfolio manager. Prior to joining DBS in 2016, he was with Bank of Singapore for eight years as lead manager in the for the mixed-asset and global equities portfolios in the DPM team.
Robin holds a Master-in-Civil and Environment Engineering from Imperial College, London.
Alvin Chua, CFA
Alvin began his career in 2008 with Franklin Templeton on their graduate program in divisions including Global Equity and Private Equity Real Estate. In 2010, he joined Deutsche Bank as an Investment Strategist and subsequently as a Portfolio Manager. He was the Lead Portfolio Manager for the Asia ex-Japan equity fund and Asia-focused strategies since 2014. He joined DBS in 2019.
Alvin holds a Bachelor of Science with double majors in Economics and Finance from the Singapore Management University. He completed an executive program from the London School of Economics and Political Science and is a CFA charterholder.
Dharit Shah, CFA
Dharit joined DBS Bank in 2020 as a Fund Analyst in the Fund Selection Team. During his stint there, he was responsible for regional fund manager research across different asset classes namely Global Multi Asset, Global Government Bonds as well as Alternatives (Real Assets, Commodities, and Hedge Funds). Prior to that, he was a Credit Research Analyst with S&P Global in Mumbai.
He holds MSc in Wealth Management from Singapore Management University and MBA in Technology Management from NMIMS University. He is also a CFA charterholder.
Lee Hui Jun
Hui Jun started her career in the financial industry with a multi-strategy hedge fund. In 2010, she joined DBS in the Risk Analytics and Capital Management Audit team. Her current role includes cash management, portfolio analytics, and business development.
She holds a Masters degree in Financial Engineering from the Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University & Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University.
Elizabeth holds the position of Executive Director, Discretionary Portfolio Management (DPM) Portfolio Solution Specialist; where she works in partnership with Relationship Managers and Investment Councillors to showcase DBS’ DPM capabilities to clients. She has more than 25 years’ industry experience, having started with OCBC Securities as an equity Dealer’s Representative and moved to the buy side in 2003 to take on the role of Head, Corporate Business Development with Pacific Mutual Fund, now renamed BOS Wealth Management to grow its institutional DPM and funds business.
She later joined Bank of Singapore as Senior Managed Investment Specialist, focused mainly on UHNW clients where she successfully quadrupled its DPM asset under management during her stint. Prior to joining DBS in 2020, Elizabeth was with Lombard Odier as Head Portfolio Solutions, Singapore; where she collaborated with RMs and off shore business partners to grow its managed investment offering.
Elizabeth holds an Associate Chartered Management Accountant with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK), Advanced Diploma in Private Banking from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and the IBF Advanced level certification.
Allen joined DBS in 2020 as an assistant portfolio manager, responsible for trade execution, portfolio analytics and proposal preparation. Prior to DBS, he was a relationship manager and execution trader at TD Bank in Canada since 2008. Currently, he is a bilingual DPM portfolio solution specialist.
Allen holds a Master of Science degree in Wealth Management from Singapore Management University.
Merlene started her career in Citibank’s regional investment operations. Prior to joining DBS, she has also undertaken control compliance functions in Standard Chartered Bank. Her current role includes portfolio trade planning, short-term cash management, portfolio analytics and regulatory reporting.
Merlene holds a Bachelor degree in Economics and a specialised diploma in Operational Risk Management from National University of Singapore.
Nicholas joined DBS as Wealth Planner Manager in 2018 and moved on to the DPM team. Prior to that, he was working in Malaysia. Currently, he is responsible for cash management, trade planning, portfolio analytics and regulatory reporting.
Nicholas holds a Bachelor of Degree in Civil Engineering and Associate Wealth Planner, FPAS.
How we work for you
We not only find the best investment products but ensure that they work well together for your portfolio. We also allocate assets across various geographies and industries to diversify and reduce overexposure.
We keep an eye on market movements and events to ensure that digiPortfolio is responsive to changes. We also receive insights from the Chief Investment Office to make informed decisions.