Laura Luo, CFA
Head of Hong Kong China Equities
Laura Luo is the Head of Hong Kong China Equities. She has overall responsibility for a team of investment managers and analysts who co-manage a range of Hong Kong and China equity strategies, including Barings’ Hong Kong China equity strategy and China A-share strategy. She is the co-manager of our flagship Barings Hong Kong China Fund, Barings China Select Fund and Barings China A-Share Fund. Laura joined Barings in September 2013 from Schroder Investment Management, where she worked for over 12 years. Since 2002, Laura has been lead manager on several Hong Kong China equity mandates and is responsible for assets under management of over USD$2 billion. This includes the Schroder International Selection Fund: China Opportunities, which she managed from launch in 2006. Prior to joining Schroders, Laura worked at SG Securities, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC in Hong Kong. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Economics from Peking University, China and Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto, Canada. She is a member of the CFA Institute. Laura worked for the Chinese government before pursuing an MBA in Canada and is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.