Daniel (Young Jae) joined The Townsend Group in the Hong Kong office in September 2013 and is responsible for discretionary portfolio management, investment underwriting and due diligence and business development in the Asia Pacific region.
Prior to joining The Townsend Group, Daniel was an Equity Sales and Trading Associate at CLSA covering global markets focused mainly on the Asia Pacific region. He was a relationship manager for major Korean Pension Funds and large institutional investors. Prior to CLSA, Daniel was a Financial Analyst at the Hyundai Corporation, a leading general trading house in Korea. Previously, Daniel served two years at the Republic of Korea Army as a strategist and denominated as the best strategist in the Corps three times.
Daniel received BAs in Economics and Theology from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. He is a native Korean speaker.