Driven by passion , rising hedge fund titan and philanthropist Mr Danny Yong is also a man for others .
Atall and imposing figure of a gentleman appeared from the office of Dymon Capital Asia ( Singapore ) Pte into the lift landing area . His countenance bespeaks of kindness and warmth and the tone accompanying the few introductory words suggests a complete lack of airs . This real life presentation of Mr Danny Yong took us by surprise considering that the subject of our interview is a highlyaccomplished businessman , the co-founder of Dymon Asia Capital ( Singapore ) Pte , Asia ’ s best performing hedge fund in 2011 and also the Chief Investment Officer ( CIO ) of the company . Then again , as an old boy of St Joseph ’ s Institution ( SJI ), Mr Danny Yong ( Class of 1988 ) is truly living the Josephian spirit , embodying the brotherhood that binds Josephians now and then .
Having ensured that we were comfortably seated in the meeting room with a drink of our choice , Mr Yong took the lead and asked for the first interview question . What is the secret behind the success of someone who has proven himself as one of Asia ’ s rising hedge fund titans , of one who is renowned for his business acumen and his ability to weigh and evaluate the risks of highstakes trading ?
Passion was the simple one-word answer . It is the driving force behind Mr Yong ’ s choice of
The Lord has blessed me abundantly . It is only right that I should pay back and share those blessings ...