Singlife with Aviva Appoints Dr. Allen Kuo as Its Group Deputy Chief Investment Office
Financial services company Singlife with Aviva announced that it has appointed Dr. Allen Kuo as its Group Deputy Chief Investment Officer.
He will strengthen specialist skills within the Investment Office as well as provide leadership and guidance as Singlife bolsters its asset management capabilities.
Based in Singapore, Allen will also oversee the implementation of Singlife’s sustainable investment strategy.
Allen brings with him over two decades of investment and risk management experience across multiple asset classes — specialising in quantitative finance and investment risk – accumulated from senior stints during his time in the US, China and Hong Kong.
Prior to joining Singlife, Allen was the Director and Deputy Chief Risk Officer of University of California’s Regents Chief Investment Office, the pension and endowment arm of the institution.
The Singlife Investment Office was established in January 2022 following the formalisation of Singlife with Aviva as a newly merged entity.
The team’s responsibilities include asset allocation, portfolio optimisation, manager selection and product solutions.
Kim Rosenkilde, Group Chief Investment Officer, Singlife with Aviva said,
“As Singlife continues to make its presence in leading sustainability in financial services, getting the right talent on board and choosing impact investments is key to accelerating our efforts.
I have no doubt that Allen’s wealth of experience will be a great asset to the team and look forward to working closely with him on our investment journey.”
Dr. Allen Kuo, Group Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Singlife with Aviva said,
“I am truly honoured to be joining Singlife, having seen the tremendous work that the young but dynamic investment team has accomplished in such a short space of time.
I look forward to contributing more towards the Singlife mission of not only finding a better way to financial freedom.”