Yon Chong, CFA

Yon Chong is a member of  Barings’ Global Equity Team and Co-Manager of the Barings Japan Growth Trust. Yon has worked in the industry since 2007. Prior to joining the firm in 2015, Yon spent over five years at Kleinwort Benson, most recently as a Senior Equity Analyst, responsible for conducting global equity research with a particular focus on Europe and Asian companies. Yon was also responsible for managing the KB Elite International Equity Fund. Prior to that, Yon was an Equity Research Analyst at Fidelity, following six years of industry experience in the auto sector. Yon holds a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College, London, an MBA from INSEAD and is a member of the CFA Institute.