Esther Lehnert

Born and raised in Singapore, Esther graduated from the National University of Singapore (a top University in Asia Pacific) with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, 1st Class Honors, the equivalent of summa cum laude in the US. She spent a few months at the prestigious Stern School of Business, New York University with work experience at Wall Street hedge funds. She worked at Deutsche Private Bank in Singapore on the structured products specialist desk, before deciding to move to Hong Kong. She landed her dream job to join the Institutional Fixed Income Sales and Trading desk at HSBC Holdings Group, one of the major investment banking giants. She spent 7 years at HSBC, working on the biggest trading floor in Asia. Her client base included central banks, private banks and hedge funds. She was involved in advising clients in primary debt issuance as well as secondary sales and trading of bonds and credit instruments. She left her career as an Associate Director in 2016 when she was pregnant with her second child. Her heart was led to focus on raising her children. Esther will be assisting Curtis in various business aspects and ongoing communication.