Kevin Bong

Deputy Director, Economics and Investment Strategy Dept, GIC

Kevin is Deputy Director of the Economics and Investment Strategy department, which articulates the strategic outlook over multiple horizons for GIC, defines factor and asset class exposures and benchmarks, and targets optimal allocations for active strategies across the Total Portfolio. Kevin began his career with GIC in Singapore analyzing risk and return expectations of investment strategies and asset classes, refining optimization techniques for GIC’s long-term policy portfolio, and advising the government on its long-term investment needs and risk tolerance. He then joined GIC’s External Manager Department in New York, where he oversaw the North American equity and hedge fund book. Kevin spent some years away from GIC working at OPTrust in Toronto, where he and his team pioneered the allocation to multi-asset and hedge funds, and advanced the transformation of the Trust’s investment policies and portfolio. 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.