About Hyung Jin Lee
Hyung Jin Lee is Head of Asian Equities and takes the lead role in the management of regional Asia ex Japan products and mandates including Baring Asia Growth Fund and Baring Eastern Trust. He is also the lead manager of the Baring Korea Trust, back up manager of the Baring ASEAN Frontiers Fund and spearheads research and stock selection for Korea. Jin joined Barings as an investment manager in 2004 from Rhee Capital a Korean hedge fund company where he was involved with the management of a long/short hedge fund focusing on Korean equities. He was previously head of the large cap and financial teams at Samsung Securities. Jin’s experience also includes Analyst roles at Salomon Smith Barney, UBS Securities and Credit Lyonnais. Jin holds a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley (US). He is fluent in Korean.