Portfolio Managers

Brian Tan

Brian has been managing investments since 2005.

Prior to joining Pilgrim Partners Asia, he was Associate Director - Private Wealth Management at Financial Alliance, managing private client investment accounts.

From 2010 to 2012, he was Vice President at ipac Singapore's office managing money for expatriate and Asian high net worth clients. ipac was an international financial advice and investment group and a member of the Global AXA Group.

He started at a Singapore family office managing money both fund portfolios as well as discretionary equity and fixed income mandates. The firm also managed a physical real estate fund investing in South East Asian real estate.

Whilst an undergraduate in Sydney, he successfully founded an e-commerce distributor of military illumination equipment.

Brian earned his BSc in Psychology from the University of Sydney, a MBA from the University of Western Australia, and was for a period of time, a PhD in Finance candidate with EDHEC Business School (France). He is also a CFP charterholder.

Demi Wang

Portfolio Manager

Funds Involved: Gaia Growth Fund

Demi is the portfolio manager of Gaia Growth Fund.

Over the past 10 years, Demi has held senior roles in investment firms focusing on the technology space (including but not limited to the Internet, video game, e-sports and streaming industries). The current investments under her portfolio focus on the internet industries.

Demi holds an MBA degree from the Management School of Shanghai Jiaotong University.

Tan Ken Tak

Portfolio Manager

Funds Involved: Ascent Global Futures SP

Ken has over a decade of trading experience, encompassing Bursa Malaysia futures, CBOT soft commodities and Asian equity futures. He was a Local Participant of Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad between July 2011 till November 2015. He traded KLCI and FCPO futures with proprietary funds.

From September 2006 to May 2011, Ken worked as commissioned futures broker representatives at CIMB Futures. He handled clients' orders and provided investment advice to clients.

Ken graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honors) degree from the Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Malaysia in 2006.