Kok Fai Phoon

Associate Professor Phoon Kok Fai

Associate Professor, Finance Programme

School of Business

Tel: +65 6248 0316

Email: a2ZwaG9vbkBzdXNzLmVkdS5zZw==

Educational Qualifications

  • 1987

    PhD in Finance (Northwestern University)

  • 1981

    MSc in Industrial Engineering (National University of Singapore)

  • 1975

    BASc (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering (University of British Columbia)

  • 2007

    Grad Cert in Higher Education (Monash University)

Academic and Professional Experience

  • 2009 - 2015

    Associate Professor in Finance (Practice/Education), Singapore Management University

  • 2013 - 2015

    Co-Director, Masters in Applied Finance Program, Singapore Management University

  • 2004 - 2009

    Senior Lecturer, Monash University, Course Director, Postgraduate Programs and Director, Australasian Banking Research Centre

  • 2002 - 2004

    Executive Director, Ferrell Asset Management Pte Ltd

  • 1998 - 2002

    Senior Manager (Training), Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Pte Ltd

  • 1993 - 1997

    Head of Equity Research, Yamaichi Merchant Bank and Yamaichi Research Institute

  • 1981 - 1992

    Senior Lecturer, Lecturer and Senior Tutor, National University of Singapore

  • 1997 - 1981

    Assistant Executive Engineer, Engineer, Ministry of Labour, Singapore.

“A Risk and Complexity Rating Framework for Investment Products”,
by Benedict S.K. KOH, Francis KOH, David LEE Kuo Chuen, LIM Kian Guan, David NG and PHOON Kok Fai, November/December 2015, 71, 6, Financial Analyst Journal, CFA Institute, 10-28

“Housing Policies in Singapore: Evaluation of Recent Proposals and Recommendations for Reform”,
by Sock Yong PHANG, Kuo Chuen LEE, Alan CHEONG, Kok Fai PHOON, and Karol WEE, 07/2014, 53, 3, Singapore Economic Review, World Scientific Publishing Company

“Stochastic Dominance Analysis of CTA Funds”,
by Hooi Lean HOOI, Kok Fai PHOON, and Wing-Keung WONG, 2013, 40, 1, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Springer, 155-1700

“The Performance of Commodity Trading Advisors: A Mean-Variance-Ratio Test Approach”,
by Zhidong BAI, Kok Fai PHOON, Keyan WANG, and Wing-Keung WONG, 2013, 25, North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, 188-201

“Stochastic Dominance Analysis of Asian Hedge Funds”,
by Kok Fai PHOON, W.K. WONG, and H.H LEAN, 2008, 16, 3, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 204-223

2004 - Present
Fund Advisory Board, Ferrell Asset Management

2013 - 2014
Consultant on Risk and Complexity Project for the Investment Management Association of Singapore

  • Funds Management, Alternative Assets, Risk and Performance Measurement and Management.
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