Ben RuddChief Investments Officer at Prudential Hong Kong
Benjamin is the Chief Investment Officer of Prudential HK and leads the investment operations of Prudential. He established Prudential’s investment team and is responsible for developing the company’s investment strategy and asset allocation. Under Benjamin’s leadership, the investment team sets performance benchmarks, develops multi asset hedging strategies, manages fund managers and provides direction and advice to product management teams and distribution channels on investment‐related matters. Benjamin chairs Prudential’s Investment committee and is a member of the EXCO, ALCO, Product Steering and Risk committees.
Holding a qualification of Chartered Financial Analyst, Benjamin has over 20 years of experience in institutional investment including senior executive roles at a number of international financial institutions. Benjamin has been based in Hong Kong for 15 years. Before joining Prudential, Benjamin was Chief Investment Officer for Hong Kong‐based Caravel Asset Management, where he was responsible developing global asset allocation strategies and implementing all systems, controls and analyst functions. Previous roles included Head of Overseas Investment at Ping An Asset Management, Asia Pacific Macro Strategist at ABN Amro and Emerging Market Strategist at HSBC in London.