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Featured Women in Leadership: Annie Koh

Annie Koh

Professor Annie Koh

Annie played a major role in bridging the academia and the business industry. She spearheaded many major partnerships between SMU and the business world. Annie is the Vice President for Business Development and External Relations at the Singapore Management University (SMU). She also holds the position of Academic Director of the Financial Training Institute, Center for Professional Studies, International Trading Center and Business Families Institute at SMU. She sits on several advisory boards, governing councils and steering committees, as well as financial and government sectors.

Her paper An Analysis of Extreme Price Shocks and Liquidity among Systematic Trend Followers (2010), co-written with Bernard Lee and Cheng Shih-Fen was published in the Review of Future Markets and the Social Science Research Network. Currently she is working on studies of Private Wealth Investor Behavior, cases on Family Business and Family offices and the Asianisation of the Eugene F. Brigham and Michael C. Ehrhardt’s Financial Management: Theory & Practice.

Annie is also a sought after conference speaker, a panel moderator and an expert commentator. Recently she has moderated Strategic Shifts: The Future of Finance where they discussed the implications of the Eurozone crisis, industry restructuring and consolidation, and the emerging technologies in personal finance. They also discussed the major shifts of the international financial industry, where they tackled the significance of the emerging economies of the BRIC countries. She also moderated Strategic Shifts: The Future of Human Capital, where they discussed employee productivity trends, closing corporate gender gaps, as well as the shift of work from the “ageing West to the emerging countries with young population.”

Annie was a 1998 Fulbright Scholar and received her PhD in International Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

Please click on the following links to watch the conferences on Strategic Shifts:

Strategic Shifts: The Future of Finance

Strategic Shifts: The Future of Human Capital

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