Sun Bae Kim

Senior Research Fellow

Phone: (65) 6516 7589

Sun Bae Kim is Practice Professor at NUS Business School and Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI).

Prior to that, he was managing director and Chief Asia Economist at Goldman Sachs, based in Hong Kong (1994-2006) then in Singapore (2007). Prior to joining Goldman Sachs in 1994, Sun Bae was an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, where he provided the Bank’s management monetary policy analysis with special focus on Pacific Basin economies. Sun Bae Kim received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Toronto and was a Japanese-government sponsored research fellow at the Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, from 1983 to 1987. Sun Bae is fluent in French, Japanese and Korean.

Atsushi Yoshikawa

Distinguished Visiting Fellow


Atsushi Yoshikawa is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at NUS Business School.

Mr Yoshikawa became Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nomura Real Estate Holdings, Inc. in June 2017. Prior to his current position, he served from August 2012 to March 2016 as President and Group COO of Nomura Holdings. He also served as CEO of Nomura’s Wholesale division from August 2012 to March 2014. Since joining Nomura in 1978, Mr Yoshikawa has held key positions across a number of the firm’s businesses, including Retail, Equity Sales, Investment Banking, and Asset Management. He served as CEO of Nomura’s Asset Management division and as President and CEO of Nomura Asset Management, Japan’s leading asset management firm, from April 2008 to June 2011.

In addition to his broad business background, Mr Yoshikawa has extensive international experience with nearly 20 years outside Japan in Singapore, Hong Kong, and New York, including his experience as President and CEO of Nomura Holding America. This has given him unique insight into the firm’s international operations and global client base. He was elected as a Director of Ryohin Keikaku Co.,Ltd. in May 2018.

Mr Yoshikawa graduated from the University of Tokyo with a BA in Economics and received an MBA from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He received the NUS Business School Eminent Business Alumni Award in 2014, and was appointed Distinguished Visiting Fellow by the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investment (CAMRI) of NUS in June 2016.

Emir Hrnjic

Visiting Senior Research Fellow

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Emir Hrnjic is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI) at NUS Business School where he is in involved in several research and executive education projects.

Prior to that, Dr Emir served as the CEO of CIBFM (a training arm of Monetary Authority of Brunei Darussalam) from July 2016 to December 2017. During his tenure, CIBFM organised several high-profile events including the inaugural Leadership Conference in November 2016, the inaugural International Banking Conference in May 2017, and the second Brunei Islamic Investment Summit in August 2017. Dr Emir frequently receives invitations to speak on TV including BBC World News, Bloomberg TV and Channel News Asia. He is often invited to provide expert commentaries in the business press including Washington Post, Bloomberg, and Reuters and to speak at industry and academic forums. During his career, Dr Emir has published a number of case studies with a unique Asian perspective, such as “Toyota’s Innovative Share Issue,” “Alibaba’s IPO Dilemma: Hong Kong or New York” and “Emirates Airline: A Billion Dollar Sukuk-Bond Issue.” These case studies are widely-used in finance programmes at the top universities including Stanford, Cornell, and New York University. He also authored a number of research papers and presented them at over 40 universities in the US, Europe, Asia and Australia, and several leading academic conferences.

Dr Emir is a Founding Programme Director of a flagship programme “Asia Leaders in Financial Institutions” and a Founding Programme Co-Director of “ChicagoBooth – NUS Emerging CFOs for Asia” at NUS Business School. Furthermore, he has taught in a number of Executive Education programmes including “UCLA – NUS Executive MBA” and “ChicagoBooth – NUS Emerging CFOs for Asia”. He has also taught various courses at the undergraduate, MBA and Ph.D. levels and received a Teaching Honor Roll award at Tulane University. Dr Emir obtained a Ph.D. in Finance from Tulane University in 2005 and has since held research & teaching positions at Tulane University (2005 – 2006), Virginia Tech University (2006 – 2007), and National University of Singapore (2007 – 2016).

Brian Fabbri

Visiting Senior Research Fellow


Brian Fabbri is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI) at NUS Business School and Managing Director of FABBRI Global Economics.

He was formerly the Chief US Economist for North America at BNP Paribas, and was based in New York. Dr Fabbri also worked as Chief International Economist for Midland Bank Plc, as senior vice president, chief economist and director of institutional research at Thomson McKinnon, as vice president & senior economist at Salomon Brothers, and as head of the capital markets unit at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He appears regularly on CNBC and other business networks and radio shows, and is a member of the National Association of Business Economists, the New York Association of Business Economists, the Downtown Economists Club and the Money Marketers. Dr Fabbri earned a Ph.D. at New York University.

Attilio Meucci

Visiting Senior Research Fellow


Attilio Meucci is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI) at NUS Business School and the founder of Advanced Risk and Portfolio Management® (ARPM), under whose umbrella he designed and teaches the six-day “ARPM Bootcamp®” in New York City.

Dr Meucci was the chief risk officer at KKR; the chief risk officer and director of portfolio construction at Kepos Capital; the global head of research for Bloomberg’s risk and portfolio analytics platform; a researcher at Lehman POINT; a trader at the hedge fund Relative Value International; and a consultant at Bain & Co. He is the author of “Risk and Asset Allocation” – Springer and numerous publications in practitioners and academic journals. In addition to the ARPM Bootcamp®, he taught at Columbia-IEOR, NYU-Courant, and Bocconi University. Dr Meucci earned a BA summa cum laude in Physics from the University of Milan, an MA in Economics from Bocconi University, a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Milan and is a CFA charterholder. He is fluent in six languages.