Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has announced the appointment of Koon Chow as senior macro and FX strategist to its emerging markets fixed income team.
Based in London, Chow will report to Denis Girault, he joins a team of 7 investment professionals.
Chow will be responsible for running sovereign and FX research as well as providing trade ideas for Bank’s sovereign and local currency strategies.
He joins UBP from Barclays, where he was a managing director heading up EM Strategy for local rates and FX. Chow has more than 18 years of experience in emerging markets.
Denis Girault, head of Emerging Markets Fixed Income at UBP comments: “Koon’s extensive experience and ability to generate non-consensus macroeconomic themes and high-impact trade ideas is a valuable addition to our team. His appointment reflects our ambitions to further expand our emerging market capabilities.”