Experience matters

Meet the management team

Michele Ferrario - Co-Founder & CEO

Michele Ferrario Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

12 years experience in the financial industry and in consumer internet

Michele is the former CEO of Zalora Group and the Co-founder of Rocket Internet in Italy and Pakistan. Prior to that, he worked as Investment Manager at Synergo and as Engagement Manager at McKinsey, serving financial institutions. He earned his MBA at Columbia Business School and his bachelor degree in business at Bocconi University.

Freddy Lim - Co-Founder &  CIO

Freddy Lim Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer

15 years experience in cross-asset investing and portfolio management

Freddy joined StashAway after years of investment expertise as MD and Global Head of Derivatives Strategy at Nomura. He gained his strong background in cross-asset portfolio at Millennium Capital Management and as APAC Head of G10 rates strategy at Citi. After his Bachelor in Econometrics and Quantitative Economics at Monash University, he started his steep career as Head of Interest Rate Strategy at Morgan Stanley Japan.

Nino Ulsamer - Co-Founder &  CTO

Nino Ulsamer Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer

12 years experience in technology and building internet companies

Nino was co-founder and CTO at Divvit, a software solution for e-commerce analytics, and founder and CTO of Personio, a successful HR management software. Before that, he was co-founder and Managing Director of Westwing in Russia, the country's largest home-and-living e-commerce platform. Nino holds a Diploma in Computer Science from the University of Munich and was Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley.

Francis Rozario

Francis Rozario Non-executive Director

Francis has been the Chairman and CEO of Asia Capital and Advisors (ACA) since its formation in 2012. From 2003 to 2011 Francis was the CEO of Fullerton Financial Holdings (FFH), the financial services subsidiary of Temasek Holdings. Prior to FFH, Francis spent 28 years at Citibank, where he ran businesses around the world, and in 1996, led the development of the “Commercial Bank” across Emerging Markets globally.

Advisory committee

Pranay Gupta - CFA

Pranay Gupta MD, AllocationMetrics

Pranay has over 25 years of experience in Europe, UK, US and Asia managing all liquid asset class investments across global markets. He was until recently the Head of Multi-Asset Strategies at Temasek's Fullerton Fund Management. Prior to that Pranay was the Chief Investment Officer at Lombard Odier and ING Investment Management Asia Pacific, where he led an investment team of over 300 investment professionals across 12 countries, to manage over US$85bn of institutional and retail assets. As a globally recognized expert in multi-asset investing, he authored “Multi-Asset Investing: A Practitioner’s Framework”, a very successful investing book published by Wiley, and serves as External Curriculum Director for the CFA Program. Pranay holds an MBA in Finance from XLRI India, Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and is a CFA Charter holder.

Annie Koh - VP for Business Development at SMU

Annie Koh VP for Business Development at SMU

Annie has a variety of other roles and responsibilities outside of SMU, including being a board member and an audit committee member for the Central Provident Fund Singapore, chairing the Asian Bond Fund 2 Supervisory Committee of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, chairing the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council for Southeast Asia, and being an independent director in a few funds and family businesses.

Massimo Massa - Rothschild Chaired Professor of Banking and Professor of Finance at INSEAD

Massimo Massa Rothschild Chaired Professor of Banking and Professor of Finance at INSEAD

Massimo teaches international finance, corporate finance, asset management, behavioural finance and governance at INSEAD. In addition, he has been a consultant with several companies on strategic issues related to governance and corporate financial and growth strategies, and has previously worked in the Bank of Italy. He earned an MBA from the Yale School of Management, an MA and a PhD in Financial Economics from Yale University, and is CPA and Auditor.

Sim Hwee Hoon - Director, NTUC Income

Sim Hwee Hoon Director, NTUC Income

Hwee Hoon sits on the board of NTUC Income. She has more than a decade of experience as a Managing Director in C-suite positions at major US banks. She was the Regional Chief Operating Officer of Private Wealth Management Asia in Morgan Stanley from 2010 to 2016. She was also the CEO of Morgan Stanley Asia International Limited, Singapore Branch, and sat on the Board of Directors of Morgan Stanley Asia International Limited. Before Morgan Stanley, Hwee Hoon spent 12 years with JPMorgan Private Bank Asia. Her appointments included being the Asia Regional CFO from 2006 to 2010 and Asia Head of Risk Management from 1998 to 2006. She also sat on the Board of Directors of JPMorgan International Bank Limited (UK incorporated) and JPMorgan Securities Asia Private Limited. Hwee Hoon holds a Master of Finance degree from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and an Honors degree in Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore.

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