Kevin Bong

IFSWF Board Member

Kevin is Director of the Economics and Investment Strategy department (EIS), and a Managing Director of GIC. He leads EIS in articulating GIC’s strategic outlook, determining asset exposures and benchmarks, and optimizing capital allocation for the GIC Portfolio. He is a member of GIC’s Investment Management Committee and the Group Risk Committee.

Kevin previously managed the External Public Investments & Credit portfolio at OPTrust in Toronto, where he and his team pioneered the allocation to multi-asset funds and hedge funds and transformed the Trust’s investment policies and portfolio. Earlier in his career, Kevin had been Vice President and Portfolio Manager in GIC’s External Managers department in New York overseeing North American equity funds and hedge funds, and Vice President in GIC’s Investment Policy & Strategy department in Singapore analyzing asset classes and strategies, refining optimization techniques, and advising the government on its long-term investment goals and risks.

Kevin is a Board Director of the Pacific Pension & Investment Institute, and an International Advisory Board Member for EDHEC-Risk Institute. He is also a Co-opted Investment Committee Member for the National University of Singapore Board of Trustees, and an Investment Committee member for the Tote Board. Kevin holds degrees in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Management Science (Finance) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also a CFA charter holder.