Edmund Shing has over 25 years of experience in financial markets in a wide variety of positions, ranging from proprietary trading to portfolio manager in a number of financial institutions in London and Paris. Since 2015, he has held the role of Global Head of Equity and Derivative Strategy at BNP Paribas in London.
Edmund has a PhD in Cognitive and Computing Science from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom, and has done advanced studies in Knowledge-Based Systems and in Experimental Psychology. He is an EFFAS-certified financial analyst. He has also authored the book “The Idle Investor” published by Harriman House in 2015, proposing 3 simple investment strategies that take only a few minutes to execute per month.
Edmund will be responsible for piloting our investment strategy and will continue to rollout our recommendations and themes with actionable advice that brings our expertise to our clients and support to our client-facing teams. In this time of change, his expertise in following and anticipating markets is a true value added for both our customers and those at Wealth Management who serve them.
Edmund will be taking over this role from Florent Bronès, who will embark on an expertise-sharing project with a charitable organization, providing his know-how pro bono prior to retirement.
He is married with four children.