Howe Chung Wan

Managing Director and Head of Asian Fixed Income
Principal Asset Management

Howe is managing director and head of Asian fixed income at Principal Fixed Income, an investment team within Principal Asset Management. He has regional oversight and management of the fixed income portfolio management, research and trading team in Asia.

Howe joined from Amundi Asset Management where he was Director and Head of Asian Fixed Income and before that as portfolio manager in the emerging market team at Standish Mellon Asset Management. Prior to Standish, Howe was Lead Portfolio Manager, Global Fixed Income at the Reserves Management Department of the Monetary Authority of Singapore based in London and Singapore. Howe’s portfolio management experience encompasses a wide array of portfolio styles including Asian and emerging markets dedicated portfolios, multi asset strategies and absolute return funds. He began his career at the Ministry of Trade and Industry as a management associate of the Singapore Administrative Service, covering economic and trade relations with Asian countries and was based in both China and Singapore.

Howe received a Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science with double majors in Mechanical Engineering and Economics from Carnegie Mellon University.