Robert Chen is Executive Director, Active Asset Allocation. He is responsible for supporting the design and implementation of the Active Asset Allocation program, such as developing new portfolio management tools, and leading factor research and portfolio construction analysis.
Before joining IMCO in 2019, Robert was the Head of Asset Allocation at Harvest Fund Management, based in Hong Kong and Beijing. In this role, Robert worked as a leader within his team to build out domestic and global multi-asset solutions. In prior roles, he held a senior investment position in Mellon Capital’s global tactical asset allocation (GTAA) team and led or supported implementation of active GTAA strategies at CPP Investment Board.
Robert holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Toronto and a Master’s degree in Economics from Simon Fraser University.