Mr. Ngan is CEO and a co-founder of Zeal Asset Management, a Hong Kong based independent fund management firm with a global clientele which includes Sovereign Wealth Fund, pension, institutional and retail individuals. Zeal Asset Management was 1 of the first 3 fund houses that successfully obtained approval to enter into mainland China’s retail fund market in 2016 under the Mutual Recognition of Funds (MRF) policy.
Mr. Ngan has over 21 years of experience in the fund management industry. Prior to Zeal, he was the CEO and Executive Director of Value Partners Group Ltd from 2004 to 2009. Prior to that, he worked at Manulife Asset Management (Hong Kong) and Altamira Investment Services (Canada). Mr. Ngan served as a member of the Public Shareholder Group of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), advising the SFC on public
CEO & Co-founder, Zeal Asset Management
Franco Ngan, CFA
policies related to securities markets and investor protection from 2007 to 2013. He was the Chairman of the China Committee of The Alternative Investment Management Association Hong Kong Chapter (AIMA HK) from 2010 to 2013 and had been an Executive Committee member from 2008 to 2014. He is a CFA charterholder and graduated from the University of British Columbia, Canada with a B.Com in Finance.