Chief Investment Officer, Prudential Singapore
Lena Teoh joined Prudential Singapore as Chief Investment Officer in January 2017.
She leads the Investment team in developing Prudential Singapore’s long-term investments across the company’s assets including life insurance products which comprises whole of life, endowments as well as savings and insurance-linked solutions. Lena oversees the investment process, setting in place the strategic asset allocation of the various funds, making tactical shorter-term decisions and partnering the asset managers to ensure delivery of optimal investment performance for policy holders. She also engages the distribution channels by sharing investment views and strategies, and the product management teams in areas of investment-related advice and business support.
Lena’s career spans over 25 years in the financial services industry including corporate banking, investment banking and asset management. She has strong experience investing in multi-class assets across Global and Asian markets as well as a deep understanding of the macro and micro economic drivers that are crucial to making successful investments. Lena was the Managing Director with Credit Suisse Singapore till April 2016, where she was responsible for steering the tactical asset allocation strategies for the Bank’s Global and Asian-based discretionary and advisory solutions. She was the Asia Pacific Regional Chief Investment Officer for Credit Suisse’s Multi Asset Class Division in Asset Management from 2006 to 2014.
Lena is from Australia. She graduated from the National University of Singapore with a First Class Honours Degree in Biochemistry and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.