Lyndon Chao

Managing Director, Head of Equities and Post Trade

Lyndon Chao is Managing Director of ASIFMA’s Equities and Post Trade Division, responsible for ASIFMA’s Equities Committee, Equity Capital Markets Committee, Post Trade Committee and China Capital Markets Committee, helping the Industry advocate for reforms across markets in Asia.  In addition, Lyndon also leads a number of working groups, including the India Equities Steerco, China Equities WG, Korea Equities WG, Proprietary Trading WG and the Listed Warrants WG.

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, mostly serving as COO.  Lyndon was also seconded by Morgan Stanley both to CICC for its initial launch as well as to CIC as a senior consultant.  He then joined UBS to build a Shanghai Business Solutions Center as Managing Director/General Manager and, prior to ASIFMA, he was appointed Senior Advisor to Seikowave, a 3D imaging tech startup focused on disruptive technologies for the dental and energy sectors.  He also served as Trustee on the Board of the Shanghai American School and remains a Protector on the SAS Investment Committee.