Citi Private Bank appoints Asia-Pacific strategist

Catherine Cheung to promote the investment strategy content for Asian markets

CITI Private Bank has appointed Catherine Cheung (張敏華) as Asia-Pacific strategist. Cheung will be based in Hong Kong and report to Ken Peng, Citi Private Bank’s Asia-Pacific chief investment strategist.

In this capacity, Cheung is responsible for promoting the private bank’s investment strategy content for Asian markets across the different asset classes to both its ultra high net worth clients and internal stakeholders, working in tandem with the global strategy team.

A fluent speaker in Mandarin and Cantonese, Cheung will facilitate collaboration with the bank’s product partners to deliver innovative and a diverse range of investment solutions to its UHNW clients to meet their short- and long-term wealth management needs, according to Citi.

“The population of Asia's rich and their collective wealth are increasing at a rapid pace. Catherine’s experience will further strengthen Citi Private Bank’s strategic investment advisory proposition. I look forward to Catherine to bolster our capabilities and deliver timely and tailored investment views to our UHNW clients,” says Peng.

Prior to joining Citi Private Bank, Cheung was the head of portfolio advisory at Citi’s global consumer bank in Hong Kong, where she led a team of portfolio counsellors in advising Citigold private clients on their investment asset allocations. Before that, Cheung was the head of investment strategy, also with the consumer bank.

Cheung started her career in 1997 at I-Cable Communications as a financial news anchor and reporter.