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Raffles Family Office taps industry veteran

The Hong Kong-based new hire has a quant background.
William Chow, Raffles Family Office

Raffles Family Office (RFO) has appointed William Chow to a newly-created position of deputy group CEO.

Chow is based at RFO’s headquarters in Hong Kong and tasked with “ensuring the multi-family office continues capitalising on rising demand for independent wealth management services in Asia,” according to a statement by the firm.

He was also appointed to RFO’s board of management and investment committee

Chow has two decades of experience in the financial services sector. He joins RFO from China Life Franklin Asset Management, where he was deputy CEO and helped oversee the company’s $35bn in AUM. He also chaired its risk management committee and was a member of its investment committee and board of management.

Prior to this, Chow was a group managing director at Value Partners Group, where he headed the firm’s ETF and quantitative investment businesses. He was also a member of its executive committee.

Chow also has a portfolio management background, including at UBS, Blackrock and State Street Global Advisors, where he oversaw the Tracker Fund of Hong Kong.

RFO is a multi-family office, headquartered in Hong Kong and with branch offices in Singapore, Shanghai, Beijing and Taipei.

Part of the Mark Allen Group.