Chicago Global


We are actively looking for talented and motivated individuals to join us. With teams, offices and clients around the globe, Chicago Global offers a diverse array of opportunities to learn and grow.

The principals of this firm have over 20 years of experience and are committed to sharing their expertise. The roles each of us play is equally important to the contributions of the team, and we often find ourselves rolling up our sleeves and cracking on with getting the job done. It is this competitive, intellectually challenging drive that we seek in individuals.

Experienced Professionals

Chicago Global from time to time seeks qualified candidates to join our team. If you are interested in exploring a position at Chicago Global, please apply below. Any submission will be treated in confidence.

Analyst/Intern Program

Analyst/Interns will be assigned a variety of roles in the areas of quantitative financial research, statistical and predictive modelling, Factor investment strategy, Content Research/Marketing.

Given the robustness of our internship program, it is not a surprise then that many of our interns have gone on to receive full time offers from premier institutions such as Bank of America Merill Lynch (BAML), Goldman Sachs, ICICI, or other organizations of equal standing.

  • Design, implement, and deploy investment algorithms

  • Working with a dedicated mentor to research and enhance existing trading strategies – e.g. construction of a factor portfolio

  • Collect, validate, organize, consolidate and/or check data integrity across different sources according to the team’s needs

  • Assist Portfolio managers in identifying investment opportunities from data analysis

  • Build quantitative models to support portfolio management and investment

  • Develop ad-hoc reports per managers’ requests or clients’ inquiries

  • Assist in running day to day operations

  • Backtest new strategies

  • Undertake financial literature reviews under the guidance and support of the Head of Research.

  • Research market trends and market opportunities and providing marketing support to the marketing and business development team.

  • Run data queries in R and/or SQL and/or Excel.

  • Should be pursuing or have completed an undergraduate degree or greater

  • Native level proficiency in Excel, Python, R, C++ or an object-oriented programming language.

  • Prior experience in cleaning, organizing, analyzing, managing and forecasting large financial datasets will be deemed a plus.

  • Degree in Mathematics, Finance, Physics, Statistics, Data Analytics, Computer Science majors preferred

  • Mastery of data analysis, data forecasting and database management

  • Strong analytical abilities and keen interest in Quant Finance, Investments, Value Investing, Factor Investing, Technology

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail

  • Previous work experience ideally in finance, Hedge Fund, Private Equity or Venture Capital

Contact Us


67 Ayer Rajah Crescent #02-10/17

Singapore 139950

Toru Lin


Toru is a principal at Chicago Global and serves as Head of Hong Kong. He has nearly two decades of investment experience spanning fixed income investment management, investment banking and private equity.

Prior to Chicago Global, he was with a regional MNC where he led direct investments in marine transportation. At Morgan Stanley, he was with the investment banking TMT group and led deals across multiple sectors, primarily focused on China cross-border mergers & acquisitions and IPO transactions. Notables include Wuxi Biologics’ landmark capital markets transaction which won Best IPO at the CFM awards. Early in his career at PIMCO, he helped oversee strategy and product for PIMCO’s flagship Total Return Fund (PTTRX) and Low Duration Fund (PTLDX). He also co-founded PIMCO’s corporate cash management business and managed US$35 billion for institutional corporate cash clients.

Toru earned an MBA with a concentration in finance from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also holds a dual bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from the University of Southern California.

David Frick


As Head of Business Development, David is responsible for the development of key investor relationships, corporate strategy, marketing and product management. David was previously Executive Director at LGT Capital Partners where he was responsible for strategy, asset raising and management of institutional relationships in Asia.

Prior to joining LGT Capital partners, he was Senior Vice President at SAIL Advisors, where he was involved with the group’s business development and corporate strategy initiatives. David also held roles with Morgan Stanley in New York, where he helped oversee Morgan Stanley’s corporate strategy and M&A activities, as well as with Fidelity Investments and Aragon Asset Management in portfolio management and business development.

David earned a Master’s degree in International Finance from Columbia University in New York, and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business & Economics from Eckerd College.

Alan Kwan, Ph.D.


Alan is an assistant professor of finance at Hong Kong University where he teaches Quantitative Trading and Big Data Analysis in Finance at the Masters level. His research is in empirical corporate finance and investments, with a specialization in using alternative data.

Alan received his Ph.D. from the Johnson School of Management in 2017 at Cornell University and his BA from Dartmouth College in 2009. Between school, he worked at DC Energy as a quantitative trader, Microsoft as a software developer, and Bridgewater Associates as a technology specialist on the research team.

Andy Cheah Chor Min


As Head of Corporate Development, Andy oversees the development of key corporate relationships, product development and operations. Prior to Chicago Global, Andy was with a global family office group and where he helped to build a pioneering Southeast Asian Islamic investment management business focused on private equity, real estate and equipment leasing.

He also held roles in Corporate Finance advisory at HwangDBS Investment Bank, where he originated and executed complex transactions in M&A, structured products, IPOs and corporate restructurings. He began his career in the assurance practice of KPMG in Kuala Lumpur. 

Andy earned an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, majoring in Accounting and Finance from Monash University.

Ben Charoenwong


Ben is an assistant professor of finance at the National University of Singapore where he teaches International Finance and Economics at the masters and undergraduate level. He has worked at Citadel Investment Group, teaching research skills and financial econometrics to new quantitative researchers and developers, and has also advised LEK Consulting on applying machine learning techniques to capital budgeting.

Ben completed a Ph.D. in Finance and an MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2017, where he received the Fischer Black Ph.D. Fellowship, Eugene Fama Ph.D. Fellowship, and was an inaugural recipient of the Fama-Miller Liew Research Fellowship. Prior to that, he completed a bachelor’s of science in Honors Economics, Honors Statistics, and Financial Mathematics with Highest Distinction from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor.

Ivan Chelebiev


Ivan Chelebiev has over 20 years of experience in asset management. His career began on Wall Street in 1999 and took him to Europe and Asia in various portfolio management and research capacities, spanning equities, bonds, and their derivatives. He helped start the hedge fund research group at Morgan Stanley, which led to the creation of indices and portfolios that stimulated the acceptance of alternative investments in institutional portfolios. He conducted due diligence and quantitative analysis on hundreds of hedge funds. He was one of the principal authors of MSCI’s Hedge Fund Index Methodology.

He evaluated and directed investments in relative value hedge funds while at Financial Risk Management LLC, ultimately helping to manage over US$700 million. As a portfolio manager with LGT Capital Partners, he ran top-down sector allocation and investment selection for a US$1.2 billion hedge fund portfolio. After the fall of Lehman Brothers in 2008, he launched a private investment partnership that made direct investments across three dimensions: equity, credit, and volatility.

Chelebiev earned two master’s degrees from the University of Chicago with a concentration in finance. He also holds a bachelor’s degree Summa Cum Laude from Oklahoma City University.