He was a senior quantitative research analyst for BNP Paribas in London and Paris. Prior to that, he worked for Deutsche Bank and Barclays Bank in research and risk management in both London and New York after his first career in IT.
He was born and raised in Hong Kong. After graduating from the University of Hong Kong with a degree in Chemistry, he went on to pursue a Masters’ degree in Computer Science at Queens College, City University of New York. He subsequently obtained an MBA at Stern Business School, New York University. In addition, he is a charterholder of Chartered Financial Analyst.
He is a qualified life coach (EMCC-European Mentoring & Coaching Council) who has a keen interest in personal development, mentoring and coaching. In his spare time, he likes travelling, swimming, Pilates, music and movies. He is also a frog item collector (like U.S. President Clinton). Raymond speaks Chinese, English and French.
Raymond has a large extended (and expanding) family including his parents, 4 sisters, 2 brothers, 3 nieces, 4 nephews, 5 great-nephews and 1 great-niece residing between Canada and Hong Kong.