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<br /> www.cfainstitute.org ASIA PACIFIC<br /> 2011<br /> Career Insights for Investment Professionals in Asia Pacific<br /> CFA Institute<br /> Our mission is to lead the investment profession globally by setting the highest standards of ethics,<br /> education, and professional excellence for the investment industry. The CFA® charter is the investment<br /> credential awarded by CFA Institute the global association for investment professionals.<br /> CFA Institute administers the CFA and CIPM curriculum and exam programs worldwide;<br /> publishes research; conducts professional development programs; and sets voluntary, ethics-<br /> based professional and performance-reporting standards for the investment industry.<br /> More information may be found at www.cfainstitute.org.<br /> Career Guide Committee<br /> Ashvin Vibhakar, CFA, Managing Director, Asia Pacific Operations, CFA Institute<br /> Mohammad Shoaib, CFA, Presidents Council Representative, Asia <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=1"> www.cfainstitute.org ASIA PACIFIC </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=2"> CFA Institute Our mission is to lead the investm</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=3"> The CFA arter Ch Tod St ay's Gold andard for T</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=4"> Contents Section Page Title Cont</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=5"> Section Page Title Careers | Banking & Fina</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=6"> Welcome Introduction to the CFA Institute Caree</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=7"> As part of the CFA Institute mission to lead the </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=8"> www.cfainstitute.org </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=9"> T he financial services industry is</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=10"> opinion—the benefits are worth the commitment. Ha</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=11"> </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=12"> T® he internationally recognised Ch</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=13"> operations. He says this finding is obviously int</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=14"> www.cfainstitute.org </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=15"> There is no sustainability without ethics. Our in</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=16"> www.cfainstitute.org </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=17"> Illustration by: Johnson Chiang, Hong Kong </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=18"> Islamic Principles Features | Islamic Principles</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=19"> Photo: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi expe</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=20"> Features | Islamic pPrinciples products, and dif</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=21"> Treasury departments, financial analytics convent</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=22"> Illustration by: Johnson Chiang, Hong Kong www.cf</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=23"> date—made up 70 to 75 percent of daily derivative</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=24"> When you seek an uncompromising commitmen interes</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=25"> T he dile sented by s</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=26"> Q uite simply, a CEO manages e</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=27"> Sulad Sri Hardanto, CFA, FRM, CWM CEO & Pres</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=28"> Chief Careers | Senior Executives Investment Of</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=29"> The investment landscape is complex, there is a h</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=30"> CFOs provide a strategic, high-level perspective </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=31"> Head of Equity Investments - Mutual Funds Sri L</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=32"> What attracted you to this career path? The const</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=33"> Compared with 10 years ago, the CFA charter in As</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=34"> Careers | Wealth Management Managing Direc tor </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=35"> Careers | Wealth Management Joy Lan-Ya Hu, CFA M</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=36"> Alan Fung, CFA Director Bocom International Asset</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=37"> I started as an equity investment manager before </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=38"> standards for bank capital adequacy and liquidity</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=39"> What attracted you to t</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=40"> I cal terms, working n practi as a </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=41"> regular stress tests, and increased disclosure re</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=42"> Careers | Portfolio Management E </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=43"> Lynn Raebsamen, CFA, CFE Market Specialist for Co</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=44"> technical writing. As responsible professionals, </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=45"> Portfolio Manager Family Office As the pace of we</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=46"> www.cfainstitute.org Careers | Banking and Financ</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=47"> Soedirdjo points out that a corporate finance</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=48"> T o help clients understand investm</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=49"> Savage notes that from an institutional today</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=50"> Stockbroker A stockbroker is a regulated invest</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=51"> In Abeysuriya's view, Sri Lanka is now stable</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=52"> www.cfainstitute.org Careers | Banking and Financ</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=53"> In today's world, we are all accountable as quali</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=54"> What attracted you to this career path? The attra</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=55"> Trader Fixed Income Recruitment firms report tha</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=56"> T he main reason work is carried ou</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=57"> In addition to a broad understanding of how t</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=58"> www.cfainstitute.org </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=59"> Strategists r r analytical skills t</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=60"> P ortfolio managers tend to work </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=61"> You need to believe in your own investment strate</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=62"> www.cfainstitute.org Careers | Risk and Complianc</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=63"> agencies report that legal and compliance profess</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=64"> Careers | Other www.cfainstitute.org 62 John Sa</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=65"> We need to normalise interest rates, but we shoul</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=66"> Currently Amemiya wears two hats: one as the Japa</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=67"> Equity Sales The members of an investment bank's</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=68"> R ating agencies provide credit m</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=69"> </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=70"> Acing an Interview In today's competitive enviro</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=71"> Illustration by: Johnson Chiang, Hong Kong a</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=72"> Careers | Advice www.cfainstitute.org 70 Soft S</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=73"> 1. Hone Your Communication Skills The ability</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=74"> Achieve Education | CFA Program Professional Ex</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=75"> FY2011 Candidate Registrations by Preferred Count</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=76"> As of July 2011, there are o</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=77"> Standi ng Out with Pe Me ent rform</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=78"> CIPM Member In Asia Pacific CIPM Member Oc</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=79"> What qualifies yo u to earn a CIPM Designation? </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=80"> R egulator and Program Recognitio</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=81"> Global Regulator Recognition ASIA PACIFIC Aust</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=82"> CFA Program Partners Listing | CFA P</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=83"> Asia Pacific INSEAD (Sing</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=84"> CFA Program Partners Listing | CFA Program Partn</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=85"> Asia Paci fic University of Auckland, The (Au</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=86"> CFA Societies and Representative Offices </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=87"> Asia Paci fic CFA Philippines Rizchelle </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=88"> CFA Top Charterh Employer o lders s Nort</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=89"> Asia Pacific ING Group www.in</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=90"> CFA Charterholders Top Employers Asia Pac fic i </a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=91"> Recruitm ent Reso urces Asia Pacific Executiv</a> <a title="Asia Pacific Career Guide 2011 page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/dd2ea56e?page=92"> COMPANIES IN THIS GUIDE: AC Capital Division</a>