Mr. Lau joined PineBridge Investments in 2011 as Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of Asia ex-Japan Fixed Income. In December 2014, he was appointed Co-Head of Emerging Markets Fixed Income, responsible for overseeing and expanding EM strategies at PineBridge, while maintaining his responsibilities for Asia’s portfolio management, research, trading, and marketing. Mr. Lau is a member of the global bond management team, participating in strategy development and execution, monitoring developments in the primary and secondary markets, and portfolio monitoring.
Prior to joining PineBridge, Mr. Lau was at J..P Morgan Asset Management Hong Kong for more than five years where he was Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of Asian Credit. He has also held roles with Barclays Capital in Singapore as a director in Credit Research and Fitch Ratings as a director in the Greater China financial institution analyst team focusing on rating analysis for financial institutions. Mr. Lau gained extensive analysis experience working with BNP Prime Peregrine as Research Manager focusing on Hong Kong and China equities; Sassoon Securities as a regional property and banking equity analyst and Citibank NA, Canada as an equities derivatives analyst. He began his career in 1987 with HSBC as a manager focusing on corporate and commercial banking. Mr. Lau received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He is also a CFA charterholder and a CPA.