Phil S. LEE

Phil S. LEE
Head of AP Research
Years of Investment Experience
11 years
Education / Qualifications
  • Bachelor in Economics - Seoul National University

Phil S. Lee is Head of AP Research Team at Mirae Asset Global Investments (HK). He performs an instrumental role in formulating the rigorous research process in HK together with the team.

Prior to joining Mirae Asset, Phil started his career as an Equity Analyst & Market Strategist at Daewoo Securities Korea in 2006, where he was mainly responsible for analysing equities and writing research papers on market themes. He then joined Mirae Asset Securities in Seoul the following year as a Strategist and Small Cap Analyst before moving to Mirae Asset Global Investments in Seoul in April 2008. There, he worked as an Investment Analyst covering the autos, financials and property sectors. He was later transferred to the Global Investment Team from November 2009 as a Research Analyst, before relocating to the Hong Kong office in 2010.

He earned his Bachelor's degree in Economics from Seoul National University.

Phil speaks Korean, English and Mandarin.


Sol Ahn, CFA

Sol Ann
Senior Investment Analyst
Years of Investment Experience
11 years
Education / Qualifications
  • Bachelors in Business - Korea University
  • (CFA) Chartered Financial Analyst

Sol Ahn is Senior Investment Analyst in the Asia Pacific Research Team of Mirae Asset Global Investments (HK), covering consumer discretionary ex auto and materials in the Asia Pacific region.

Sol began her career at Government of Singapore Investment Corporation as an intern in Singapore in 2006. In the same year she joined Mirae Asset Global Investments in Seoul, spending a year as an Investment Analyst covering industrials sector. Before moving to Hong Kong, Sol worked for Global Investments Division for two years as an Investment Analyst supporting global portfolio managers with analysis of industries and companies in emerging markets. Through her outstanding achievements, Sol received an award from the Ministry of Strategy and Finance in Korea for HK/China Market Research in December 2010.

She is a CFA charter holder and also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Korea University, Korea, and participated in a one-year exchange programme studying in the Faculty of Business and IMBA at Antai School of Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.

Besides her native Korean, Sol is also speaks Mandarin and English.


Saniel Chandrawat

Saniel Chandrawat
Senior Investment Analyst
Years of Investment Experience
10 years
Education / Qualifications
  • Bachelors in Commerce - University of Mumbai
  • (CPA) Qualified Chartered Accountant

Saniel Chandrawat is Senior Investment Analyst in the Asia Pacific Research Team of Mirae Asset Global Investments (HK). He has a background in the healthcare sector.

Saniel worked at Morgan Stanley Mumbai from 2007 to 2014. He was a key member of the team covering the Indian pharmaceutical sector. The team was awarded the second-place in the Institutional Investors Survey 2012 and 2013. He began his career at KPMG (BSR and Co., India) in 2005.

Saniel holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Mumbai in India and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He speaks English and Hindi.


Vineet Thodge

Vineet Thodge
Senior Investment Analyst
Years of Investment Experience
9 years
Education / Qualifications
  • Masters in Business - Indian Institute of Management
  • Bachelors in Technology - Indian Institute of Technology
  • (CFA) Chartered Financial Analyst

Vineet Thodge is Senior Investment Analyst in the Asia Pacific Research Team of Mirae Asset Global Investments (HK). He has a background in the financial sector.

Vineet worked at Credit Suisse in Hong Kong and Singapore from 2011 to 2014. He was a part of the highly rated Asian regional banks team covering regional banking strategy. He was involved in the coverage of banks in China, Indonesia and Hong Kong. Apart from Asian financial sector, Vineet has also covered Indian IT services and Telecom companies in India while working with Kotak securities during 2009-11.

Vineet holds an engineering degree from IIT-Bombay and an MBA from IIM-Bangalore. He speaks English, Hindi and Marathi.


Ashley Hsu

Ashley Hsu
Senior Investment Analyst
Years of Investment Experience
9 years
Education / Qualifications
  • Bachelors in Commerce - University of McGill University

Ashley Hsu is Senior Investment Analyst in the Asia Pacific Research Team with Mirae Asset Global Investments (HK). She covers Asia Pacific markets, specialising in the information technology sector.

Prior to joining Mirae Asset Global Investments (HK), Ashley was a Research Associate with Samsung Securities in Korea from 2009 to 2010. In 2008, she had worked as a Junior Economist with KTB Securities in Korea. Between 2003 and 2006, she was working as a Sales & Credit Officer for Toronto Dominion Bank Visa Merchant Services in Canada.

Ashley received a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 2008 from McGill University in Montreal, where she majored in Major in Finance & Marketing. She also participated in an exchange programme where she spent a year studying at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea.

Ashley, who is a native Mandarin speaker from Taiwan, also speaks Cantonese, English, French and Korean.


Joao Cesar

Joao Cesar
Senior Investment Analyst
Years of Investment Experience
11 years
Education / Qualifications
  • Bachelors in Business - University of Sao Paolo

Joao Cesar is a Senior Investment Analyst in the Asia Pacific Research Team covering the energy, utilities and materials sectors for Mirae Asset Global Investments (HK). He initially joined Mirae Asset in the Brazil office in October 2010, and shortly afterwards moved to Hong Kong. In his role, Joao provides investment recommendations and analysis of energy, utilities and industrial sectors.

Joao began his career at Deutsche Bank Brazil, where he started as an intern in Credit Risk Management and subsequently moved to the LatAm Institutional Equities Sales and Trading Desk from 2006 to 2007. He then moved to join JP Morgan Chase Brazil, working as an Equity Research intern, covering the Agribusiness sector in Latin America. Prior to joining Mirae Asset in Hong Kong, Joao continued his internship in Advisory at Olimpia Partners, focusing on middle markets' M&A and debt restructuring.

Joao holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is multilingual, and fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.


Wei Wei Chua

Wei Wei Chua
Senior Investment Analyst
Years of Investment Experience
8 years
Education / Qualifications
  • Bachelors in Accounting & Finance - London School of Economics and Political Science
  • (CPA) Qualified Chartered Accountant

Wei Wei Chua is Senior Investment Analyst in the Asia Pacific Research Team of Mirae Asset Global Investments (HK) covering the consumer staples, telecom and auto sectors.

Prior to joining Mirae Asset Global Investments (HK), Wei Wei was, from 2009 to 2011, a Research Associate with Allianz-RCM Asia Pacific Limited within the global equities team. In 2011, he joined Citigroup Global Markets Asia Limited as a senior Research Associate covering the Hong Kong/China consumer sector.

He holds a Bachelor's degree (Hons) in Accounting and Finance from The London School of Economics and Political Science. He also holds the CPA designation.

Wei Wei is Singaporean and served for two and a half years in the Singapore Armed Forces' First Commando Battalion, attaining the rank of Third Sergeant. He speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese.


Harshit Dwivedi

Harshit Dwivedi
Quantitative Analyst
Years of Investment Experience
6 years
Education / Qualifications
  • Masters in Mathematics & Computing - Indian Institute of Technology

Harshit Dwivedi is a Quantitative Analyst in the Asset Allocation Team of Mirae Asset Global Investments (Hong Kong) Limited. He is responsible for employing quantitative techniques for the formulation of the firm's asset allocation strategies in the Asia Pacific region, as well as to identifying investment opportunities at the country, sector, and individual stock level. He is also responsible for building various quantitative models and tools which are used in the construction of the Investment Universe and to enhance the firm's investment process.

Prior to joining Mirae Asset Global Investments (Hong Kong) Limited in September 2014, Harshit worked as an Analyst Developer in the Automated Trading Controls Team at Goldman Sachs in Bangalore, India. He developed software systems and improved the underlying quantitative models which identified behavioral patterns and profitability in trading/markets to detect material non-public information based trading.

Harshit has an Integrated Master's degree in Mathematics & Computing from Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi in India. During his academic career, Harshit actively contributed to computer science research in the areas of Computational Complexity and Boolean Satisfiability Problem by engineering world class SAT Solver software systems for leading research teams globally.