Chief Executive Officer, CSOP Asset Management

Professional history

Ms Ding is the Chief Executive Officer of CSOP Asset Management, where she took up the position in 2010 and led the company into becoming the largest RQFII manager globally. Ms Ding was also Assistant Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of China Southern Asset Management Co. (“CSAM”) from 2003 to 2013. During her tenor at CSAM, she successfully established its Qualified Domestic Institutional Investor (“QDII”) business to issue China’s first public QDII fund which went on to become the largest in the nation. Ms Ding was named “CEO of the Year in Asia” in the 2013 Best of Best Awards held by Asia Asset Management.

She serves as Chairperson of the Chinese Asset Management Association of Hong Kong, promoting communication and advocating for best practices among Chinese asset managers. She also serves as the Co-chairman of the International Business Committee of the Asset Management Association of China. In addition, she is member of the Advisory Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission, the Securities and Futures Appeals Tribunal, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and the Financial Infrastructure Sub-Committee of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee, Hong Kong Monetary Authority.

Society & charity work

Ms Ding and CSOP recognise the importance of giving back to the community and are the proud sponsors of UNICEF, Youth Outreach and the Impaired Golfers Association in Hong Kong.

Ding Chen