Craig Chan has been appointed senior Asian strategist for Forecast, the subsidiary of analytical company 4Cast in Singapore. He joins from ING Barings, where he was most recently a financial market strategist and economist in Hong Kong.
Chan will have primary responsibility covering North Asia, but will also guide the company’s thinking on Asia as a whole. He will work closely with Charlie Lay, Forecast’s regional economist, whose responsibilities are shifting to Southeast Asian coverage.
The company says that Chan brings with him a strong knowledge of Asian and global economies and has a proven track record of working with ING’s sales and trading team’s in formulating financial strategy. His career has also included a period serving as regional treasury economist for Standard Chartered Bank in Hong Kong.