Cheng Chye Hsern Providend Ignite

Cheng Chye Hsern, Head of Solutions and Investment Team

Chye Hsern is the Head of Solutions & Investment Team at Providend Ltd and has many years of investment experience at hedge funds and private equity funds. As a former analyst and trader, he brings public market experience in equities, credits and derivatives in the Asia Pacific and US markets, and is also familiar with private deal structures.

Chye Hsern started at Amaranth LLC, a $9 billion hedge fund at its peak, as an equity investment analyst and trader. Subsequently he joined Apollo Global Management ,an alternative asset manager with over $110 billion of assets under management, where he helped to start the first Asia office of the company in Singapore also as an analyst and trader  to invest in equities, credits and private credit/equity investments in the Asia Pacific region. He was also responsible for working with the risk management team to hedge the portfolio.

Chye Hsern graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies and International Studies.