What is Foreword™?

Since 2013, Nikko Asset Management’s Foreword™ has been delivering world class insights to institutional investors and advisers across the globe. The event features a line-up of international speakers who offer their perspectives on the evolution of markets and where to find opportunities.

This invitation-only event encourages the sharing of insights and exchange of views between clients and industry professionals in a collaborative and thought provoking environment.

Sustainable Investing

In a world where technological advancements are growing exponentially and conventional wisdom is constantly challenged, it is increasingly important to focus on achieving long-term outcomes and sustainable returns.

To capitalise on this change you need to be agile, adaptable and flexible. As a global asset management firm we believe innovation is the key to investing in the future, and we aim to provide the insights that allow our clients to access these opportunities.

Nikko Asset Management

Nikko Asset Management is one of Asia’s largest asset managers, providing high-conviction, active fund management across a range of Equity, Fixed Income and Multi-Asset strategies. In addition, our complementary range of passive strategies covers more than 20 indices and includes some of Asia’s largest exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

In the pursuit of excellence, we approach everything we do with an entrepreneurial mindset. This enables us to think differently, transforming intelligent insights into innovative, relevant investment opportunities for our clients. Leveraging our unique combination of a global perspective complemented by our Asian DNA, we aspire to create sophisticated and diverse solutions that set new standards in the asset management industry.


Eleanor Seet

President and Head of Asia ex-Japan

Yu-Ming Wang

Global Head of Investment
Chief Investment Officer - International

Hiroki Tsujimura

Chief Investment Officer - Japan

Ian Fulton

Portfolio Manager - Global Equity

Holger Mertens

Head Portfolio Manager - Global Credit

Rob Mann

Senior Portfolio Manager
Macro Specialist - Asia ex-Japan

Cathie Wood


James Alexander

Global Head of Multi-Asset

Rob Samson

Senior Portfolio Manager

Tanuj Dutt

Senior Portfolio Manager

Eric Khaw

Portfolio Manager
Asian Equity

Ashwin Sanketh

Senior Equity Analyst
Asian Equity

Kathy Ng

Senior Equity Analyst
Asian Equity

Koh Liang Choon

Head of Fixed Income