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Our Team

Our management team has 20+ years of experience on derivatives.

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Chief Investment Officer

Gary Leung

  • Over 25 years of experience trading equities & derivatives.  Gary started as a derivatives trader at Macquarie (1997 – 2009), the firm became one of the leading derivatives houses in Asia Pacific.  

  • In 2009, Mr. Leung co-founded Bali Securities, a stock option market maker with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The company is also involved in fund management and advisory services in China. 

  • In 2015, Mr.  Leung founded East Eagle Asset Management.

  • Mr. Leung holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from The University of Sydney in Australia (1996). He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst and a certified Financial Risk Manager holder.

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Head of Trading & Portfolio Management

Leo Lee 

  • Former Head of Hong Kong warrant business and proprietary trading (2003 – 2017) at Macquarie, the firm was the #1 warrant issuer in Asia with top tier market position in HK, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and Taiwan.

  • Responsible for derivatives trading in global markets, options, warrants, futures and structured products.

  • Mr. Lee has been a charterholder of Chartered Financial Analyst (since 2006) and certified Financial Risk Manager (since 2009). He holds a Bachelor Degree of Science from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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Chief Operating Officer 

  • Merrill Lynch Asian Equity Derivatives desk (1999 – 2007), originated the 1st Asian Guaranteed Funds, managing over US$1.5B of assets.

  • Head of the Business Development and Sales for South East Asia at Société Generale AM, where he developed the 1st Shariah Structured Note in Singapore.

  • Former CEO of Pinerion Asset Management.

  • Mr. Ho holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Finance and Accounting from Ross School of Business, University of Michigan.

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Ronnie Ho

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Head of Macro Research

Pierre Hoebrechts

  • 25 years of  experience in research, portfolio & risk management, with 10 years in NYC covering the US market & 12 years in HK covering the Asian and China markets.

  • Former CIO of the Arowana Asian fund, a multi-asset fund. The fund has generated strong absolute & risk adjusted returns (outperformed MSCI Asia >45 pct pts from 2011-2022) and won numerous performance awards.

  • Co-founder of T.H. Advisors Ltd (NYC) in 2005, providing advisory and portfolio management services to institutions & large family offices in Europe and the US.

  • Vice President at Union Bancaire Privée (1997-2005), Investment Committee of the bank’s hedge funds’ products.

  • BSc in Finance from the University of Geneva, MSc in European Social Policy & MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics.

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Ely Chan

Head of Finance & Administration

  • Over 15 years in finance, business and human resources advisory roles for financial services across private equity and asset management businesses.

  • Started her career as a consultant at Tax, Legal & Business Advisory Services at Andersen (now PricewaterhouseCoopers).

  • Responsible for operational activities including administrations, finance, compliance and risk management reviews.

  • Ms Chan is a Chartered Accountant and Secretary, she holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Professional Accountancy) from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Ely Chan


Head of Finance & Administration

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East Eagle offers a wide range of career opportunities.

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