Mr. Kenny Kwok-Fung LAM
Kenny is currently CEO for Two Sigma Asia-Pacific. Two Sigma is one of the world’s largest systematic investment firms with AUM of over USD 58 billion. It is also recognized as a pioneer in applying data science and advanced technology in the fields of investment management, securities and insurance. As CEO of Two Sigma Asia-Pacific, Kenny oversees Two Sigma in Asia with offices in Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong.
Prior to joining Two Sigma, Kenny was Group President of Noah Holdings Limited (NYSE: Noah). Noah is China’s largest independent wealth manager, having advised on over USD 85 billion in allocation of assets for the nation’s high networth individuals and leading institutions.
Prior to Noah, Kenny was Global Senior Partner of McKinsey & Company, as a co-leader of its Asia Financial Institutional Practice serving leading financial institutions in 13 markets in Asia. He was one of the fastest rising partners of McKinsey in Asia when elected a Global Partner six years after he joined McKinsey. He was Chairman of McKinsey’s Evaluation Committee in Greater China. At McKinsey, he has advised governments and regulators on transformation of financial hubs, including the creation of the Private Wealth Management Association and the strategic positioning of Hong Kong as a wealth management hub.
Kenny is actively involved in the broader business community in Asia. He currently serves on the executive board of the Wharton School in Asia, on the Business Leaders Council for the Government of Canada (through the Asia-Pacific Foundation), and on the Global Advisory Council for the Wealth Management Institute of Singapore. He is also an independent board member of Smartone Telecommunications in Hong Kong (HKSE: 315), a leading telecommunications provider in Hong Kong, and a board member of the Bank of East Asia (China), one of the largest foreign banks in China, and Council member of the University of Waterloo.
Kenny graduated with a finance degree, magna cum laude, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Joseph Wharton Scholar and Benjamin Franklin Scholar, and a law degree from Oxford University. He has been frequently profiled and interviewed on global media such as Bloomberg and CNN and speaks frequently in global financial conferences.