Title: Associate Professor of Practice / Career Master
BCom in Finance and Management Information System, McGill University
MSc in Financial Mathematics, The University of Chicago
Research Field: Interest Rate Derivatives Trading and Pricing, Risk Management, Business Ethics
Raymond Tsang received his B.Com. degree in Finance and Management Information System at McGill University, Canada. He received his M.S. degree in Financial Mathematics at the University of Chicago, USA. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a Financial Risk Manager (FRM). Mr. Tsang has been an industry practitioner since 1997. He started his trading career at the Bank of Canada, the sovereign’s central bank, as a Trader/Analyst in the Foreign Reserves Management team, managing the liquidity tier of Canada’s foreign reserves. He then worked as a derivatives trader on the interest rate trading desk at the Bank of New York, via a joint venture with Susquehanna International Group. He mainly traded swaps, bermudan swaptions and other cross-assets structured products. In 2008, he relocated from New York to Hong Kong as the Managing Director, Head of Derivatives Trading for the APAC region, setting up the derivatives desk in Hong Kong for BNY Mellon. In 2014, he joined the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd as the Chief Dealer of the derivatives trading desk. Starting in 2012, Mr. Tsang has been a part time Lecturer at HKU SPACE, teaching graduate level courses in collaboration with the University of Michigan Dearbon and the University of Hull. Moreover, he teaches venture capital and risk management courses in various programmes. He is also an External Examiner for several programs, such as the Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Risk Management, the Certificate in Business and Economics and the Certificate in Investment.
In 2015, Mr. Tsang joined the Centre for Financial Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong as a Senior Lecturer/Career Master. In addition to his teaching in the Master of Science in Financial Engineering programme, offering a practitioner perspective, he also provides career advice and helps the students in seeking internship opportunities and full time jobs.
Tsang, Raymond, “Open Outcry and Electronic Trading in Futures Exchanges”, Bank of Canada Review, Spring 1999, pages 21-39.