DR. JON WONGSWAN is a Head of Hedge Fund Department at Phatra Securities Plc. He oversees systematic equity strategies for Thailand and Asia. Prior to joining Phatra, he had extensive international experiences. He worked for three years at Barclays Global Investors in the Scientific Active Equities which was a quantitative investment unit that managed global active equity products, including global hedge funds in both developed and emerging markets.
Jon spent five years as an economist at the U.S. Federal Reserve Board where he was responsible for conducting policy work and researching on international financial markets. Besides frequently briefing Board members, he also published his research in top academic journals.
Jon holds a PhD in economics from Duke University and his BA in economics from Chulalongkorn University.