Head of Research, UOB
Adrian is a highly experienced finance industry professional with over 23 years on both the buy and sell side of the capital markets. He has a distinguished career in both the global primary and secondary equity markets at Merrill Lynch (Head of Asia Refining), DnB NOR (Regional Head of Energy), and Daiwa Capital Markets (Singapore Head of Research and Regional Head of Oil and Gas). He was part of the Merrill Lynch energy research team that ranked in the top three in the 2000s and has consistently garnered strong internal votes with key Asian, European, and US clients over the years.
His roles with Ops Capital and Alverpine involved corporate advisory and fund-raising for SMEs in Singapore and the ASEAN region. He successfully raised capital for companies in the entertainment, tech, soft commodities, industrial manufacturing, dairy, IP/game developing and publishing, and property industries.
Currently with UOB Kay Hian, Singapore's largest retail broker, he is the head of research and covers the industrials and property sectors as well as Singapore strategy. He has an extensive investor network comprising corporations, institutions, and global funds.