Webinar: Challenges of investing in Asia during the Covid Crisis

A webinar series jointly hosted by
The Asia School of Business and The SEACEN Centre

Join us for a conversation about the challenges of investing during Covid-19, from a macro-strategy perspective.


Online: ZOOM


3:00pm – 4:00pm on Thursday, 2nd July 2020


Prof. Dave Fernandez
Director, Sim Kee Boon Institute, SMU

Professor Dave Fernandez joined Singapore Management University in 2018. He has a joint appointment as Director of the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics and as Professor of the Practice of Finance at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business. Prior to returning to academia, Prof Dave worked in the private sector for 20 years as chief economist and market strategist covering Asia for JPMorgan and then Barclays. Earlier, he was an Assistant Professor of International Economics at the Johns Hopkins University’s international studies school (SAIS) in Washington DC. Dr Fernandez started his career in the public sector, serving as an economist in the administration of President George H.W. Bush and at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Prof Dave holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University where he completed his dissertation under the guidance of Ben S. Bernanke. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Pennsylvania where Robert S. Mariano was his mentor.

Moderated by Anella Munro (Asia School of Business) and Dr. Ole Rummel (SEACEN)