Yon Chong, CFA
Japanese Equity Analyst
Yon joined Barings in February 2015 as an analyst in the International & World Equity Group, specialising in Japanese equities. Prior to joining Barings, 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 UK and Asian companies. Yon was also responsible for managing the KB Elite International Equity Fund. Yon began his investment career in 2006 as an Equity Research Analyst at Fidelity, following eight years spent in Engineering. Yon holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College, London, an MBA from INSEAD and was awarded the CFA designation in 2011. Yon is fluent in Korean.