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Hugh Young is managing director of Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited, the Aberdeen Groupâ€™s regional HQ and group head of equities as well as a member of the executive committee responsible for the Aberdeen Groupâ€™s day-to-day running. Hugh was appointed to the Board on 22 March 2011.He co-founded Singapore-based Aberdeen Asia in 1992, having been recruited in 1985 to manage Asian equities from London. Since then he has built the company into one of the largest managers of such assets globally. Singapore employs over 150 staff, while there are 65 investment managers stationed across the region, with offices also in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan and Thailand over which Hugh is in overall charge. Aberdeenâ€™s regional funds have won many awards for performance over the years, including open ended and closed-end funds. Hugh is a regular commentator for the financial media. Before joining Aberdeen, his career included posts at Fidelity International and MGM Assurance. He graduated with a BA in Politics from the University of Exeter.
Flavia CheongÂ Â
Flavia Cheong is an Investment Director on the Asian equities team. Flavia joined Aberdeen in 1996 from the Investment Company of the Peopleâ€™s Republic of China where she was the economist for the fixed income desk. Previously, Flavia worked for the Development Bank of Singapore as an economist. Flavia is a CFA Charterholder.
Chou ChongÂ Â
Chou Chong joined Aberdeen Asia in 1994 and became instrumental in refining the groupâ€™s investment process and portfolio construction techniques, as the team expanded, and was made a director. Chou then spent time in Sydney, Australia as investment director, imposing discipline and rigour, restructuring the portfolios and turning around performance, before transferring to London to lead the Pan-European equity desk. In June 2008, Chou returned to Singapore and joined the Asian Equity Team. Chou is a CFA Charterholder.
Andrew GillanÂ Â
Andrew Gillan is a senior investment manager on the Asia Pacific (ex Japan) equity team. Andrew joined Aberdeen as a graduate trainee on the UK equity desk, via the acquisition of Glasgow-based Murray Johnstone in 2000, before moving to Singapore and his current role in 2001.
Christopher WongÂ Â
Christopher Wong is a senior investment manager on the Asian Equities Team. Chris joined Aberdeen in 2001 in the Private Equity Unit. Previously, Chris worked for Andersen Corporate Finance as an associate director advising clients on mergers and acquisitions in South East Asia. Chris is a Fellow of the Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a CFA Charterholder.
Sales Charge %
(taken from prospectus dated 2013-02-25)
Expense Ratio %
based on net assets
(taken from annual report dated 2012-10-31)