Asian Equity

Mayur Nallamala

Mayur Nallamala

Head of Asian Equities, Senior Portfolio Manager

Mayur Nallamala is Senior Portfolio Manager and the Head of Asian Equities. He has been in the investment industry since 1998, most recently as a portfolio manager at JP Morgan Asset Management in Hong Kong. He was responsible for Asia Pacific ex-Japan mandates managing assets on behalf of sovereign wealth, institutional and retail clients around the world. He spent his earlycareer at Chase Futures & Options in London and at ABN AMRO in Hong Kong.

Mayur holds a Bachelor of Science from the London School of Economics.


Derek Au, CPA, CA

Derek Au, CPA, CA

Analyst, RBC Asian Equity

Derek joined RBC in 2012 as part of the RBC Wealth Management Generalist Program. This role included assignments with the Fixed Income Advisory and Trading Group as well as RBC GAM's Canadian Equity and Asian Equity teams in Toronto and Hong Kong respectively.

Prior to joining RBC, Derek was a Manager of Assurance Services at Ernst & Young where he was responsible for the financial advisory and audit of publicly-listed corporations in Toronto. Derek earned his Master's degree in Accounting from the University of Waterloo and is a Chartered Accountant.


Siguo Chen

Siguo Chen

Analyst, RBC Asian Equity

Prior to joining RBC, Siguo was a Research Analyst at UBS Hong Kong since 2012 covering H-Share Consumer Stocks and Hong Kong Strategy.

Siguoholds a MSc in Finance from HEC Paris and a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics & Applied Mathematics from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.


David Huo, CFA

David Huo, CFA

Senior Analyst

David has been working in the investment industry for more than 20 years. He first joined Royal Bank Investment Management (now RBC Global Asset Management) in 1993. He has worked as research analyst, director of global equities research (RT Global Investment Management) and senior portfolio manager of Asian equities.

David received a Master's degree in Economics from University of Saskatchewan and a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Suzhou University.

David holds the CFA designation.


Chris Lai

Chris Lai

Analyst, RBC Asian Equity

Prior to joining RBC, Chris was a sell-side equity analyst with Bank of America Merrill Lynch based in Hong Kong, specialisingin the financial sector across the Asia ex-Japan region. He spent his early career at HSBC in the International Management program in a number of sales and risk management roles.

Chris is a Chartered Financial Analyst and member of the CFA Institute. He obtained his MBA from London Business School and his Bachelor's degree from Georgetown University.


Owen Ou

Owen Ou

Portfolio Engineer, RBC Asian Equity

Owen is a Portfolio Engineer for the RBC Asian Equity team, focused on portfolio construction and risk analysis. Prior to joining RBC Global Asset Management in 2018, Owen was an Analytics Consultant at FactSet, specialisingin quantitative modelling and portfolio analytics.

Owen is a Chartered Financial Analyst and member of the CFA Institute. He obtained BEng in Civil Engineering and a BBA from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.


David Soh

David Soh

Analyst, RBC Asian Equity

Prior to joining RBC, David was a sell-side equity analyst and later regional equity sales at Credit Suisse in Hong Kong. He specialized in quantitative investment strategies for top-tier institutional fund managers focused on Asia ex Japan since 2007. David started his professional career as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in 2005. He has also served in the Korean military as a defense intelligence specialist.

David holds a Masters of Science in Investment Management from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a Bachelors degree in Political Science from Korea University.


Tomonori Kaneko

Tomonori Kaneko

Senior Portfolio Manager, Head of RBC Japanese Equity

Tomonori Kaneko has worked in the investment industry since 2003. Prior to joining RBC, he was a portfolio manager at Marshall Wace GaveKal Japan equity focused strategies and senior analyst at Perry Capital. He spent his early career in distressed debt investment at Lone Star Group.

Tomonori holds a Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master's degree in Bioscience from the University of Tokyo.


Maya Funaki

Maya Funaki

Analyst, RBC Japan Equity

Maya Funaki has worked in the financial industry since 2011 and prior to joining RBC, she was an analyst in Morgan Stanley's investment banking division covering Japanese equities.

Maya graduated Summa Cum Laude from Columbia University with a bachelor of arts in Financial Economics.