Anna Zhong, CFA
Anna Zhong is a member of Barings Alternative Investments, a global real estate, private equity and real assets platform. Anna is responsible for the management of Asian real estate equity securities investment strategies. She has extensive Asian real estate investment management experience having been based in Hong Kong since 2000, and covered real estate stocks throughout the Asia Pacific Region including China, Hong Kong, Australia, Japan, and Southeast Asia. Prior to joining the Hong Kong office in 2009, Anna had previously been Managing Director and Head of Global Real Estate Research at HSBC Securities, where she was involved in the underwriting of many of the new property company IPO's in the Hong Kong/China region. Prior to HSBC, she was a Portfolio Manager with ABN AMRO, where she managed ABN AMRO's Asia Pacific real estate securities portfolios and was a member of the Global Property Investment Committee. Prior to that, she was a Property Analyst with Alliance Capital. Anna holds a B.S. and an M.S. from the University of Maryland and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School. She is a member of the CFA Institute and is currently an active participant, speaker and writing contributor to the APREA and ARES organizations in Asia.