Areas of Expertise
- Investment research
- Portfolio construction and implementation
- Asian-Pacific equities and China A-share market
John Lau serves as Head of Asian Equities and is responsible for portfolio management of SEI’s Asia-Pacific strategies. In this role, John focuses on the investment research, risk management, and portfolio construction of equity strategies in the Asia-Pacific region, including asset classes in the China A-share market. Based in Hong Kong, John is also involved with asset allocation analysis for institutional clients in Asia. He is a senior member of the SEI Global Equity Committee.
Prior to joining SEI in 2007, John spent 11 years as director and portfolio manager at Citigroup Asset Management in New York, where he managed global equity strategies, equity market-neutral funds, and structured products.
John earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. He also holds a Master of Science in engineering from University of California at Berkeley and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University.