Bill Maldonado is HSBC Global Asset Management's CIO for Equities globally and the CIO for Asia-Pacific. Based in Hong Kong, Bill oversees the investment strategies in the region and works closely with the local CIOs and investment teams to align our strategies, process and best practices for equity portfolio management globally. Bill has worked in the asset management industry since joining HSBC in 1993 as a European derivative-based portfolio manager and later on, headed up a number of investment functions, such as non-traditional investments (including passive indexation mandates, fund-of-funds, structured products and hedge funds) and the Alternative Investments team. He became Global CIO, Equities and CIO for the UK in 2010 and relocated to Hong Kong in July 2011 to take up his current position.
He holds a Bachelor's degree in Physics from Sussex & Uppsala Universities, a D. Phil degree in Laser Physics from Oxford University and an MBA from the Cranfield School of Management.