UOB Asset Management Ltd

Ms Koh Hwee Joo

Senior Director

Hwee Joo joined UOBAM in August 2015. She heads the Asia Fixed Income team. 

Hwee Joo has more than 20 years of Fixed Income investment experience, specializing in Asian fixed income markets. 

Prior to joining UOBAM, Hwee Joo worked with Amundi Asset Management for about 2.5 years as a Senior Portfolio Manager. Hwee Joo was also the Asian credit portfolio manager responsible for managing all the Asian credit exposures within the firm. 

Prior to Amundi Asset Management, she worked at Tokio Marine Asset Management (TMAM), APS Komaba (APSK) Asset Management and Nikko Asset Management in Singapore. At TMAM, she was hired to spearhead and manage their first Asian bonds mandate. Before that, she had spent 5 years with APSK Asset Management, managing both Asian local and hard currency bond relative mandates for regional Central Banks, pension funds and corporations. She started her investment career at Nikko Asset Management where she managed currency overlay mandates and various Singapore Dollar (SGD) local currency bond mandates, playing a critical role in the Fixed Income team which received many awards for its retail funds. 

She graduated with a Bachelor of Business in Accountancy (with Merit) from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University in 2000.