Lyndon Chao

Managing Director – Head of Equities and Post Trade

Lyndon Chao is Managing Director of ASIFMA’s Equity Division and leads ASIFMA’s Equities Committee and Post Trade Committee to advocate ASIFMA initiatives involving secondary equity markets and post-trade issues in Asia. Lyndon heads two committees — Equities and Post-Trade — and a number of working groups such as Stock Connect Enhancement, Bond Connect Post-Trade Operations and Risk Management.

Lyndon is a seasoned leader in financial services who before joining ASIFMA built a 26-year career with Morgan Stanley across several markets in the capacity of Managing Director spanning New York, Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei and Shanghai. He then joined UBS to build a Shanghai Business Solutions Center as Managing Director/General Manager and, prior to ASIFMA, he acted as Senior Advisor to Seikowave, a 3D imaging tech startup focused on disruptive technologies for the energy sector.

Born in Taiwan and raised in the US, Lyndon is fluent in English and Mandarin. He has an Executive MBA from J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University and Hong Kong University Of Science And Technology (joint program with Kellogg) and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University.