Wong Kon How
Kon How has more than 20 years of trading experience in the finance industry. He is an investment strategist, managing his own fund and he founded Weipedia Private Limited. CME Group and Singapore Exchange engaged him in developing training content and delivery. He served as a board member in a VWO and also a community leader with Citizens’ Consultative Committees, an organisation where it plays a vital bridge between the people and the Government.
He specializes in the study of behavioural finance or the market psychology and he is an investment strategist. He is also an expert in risks management.
His company also provides expert witness, opinion and writing services in assisting lawyers in their arbitration for trading disputes.
He often receives invitations to share on market and trading insights with the industry practitioners, fund managers, proprietary traders, dealers and retail investors. His clients and participants are securities and derivative exchanges, regulators (Hong Kong), investment banks, institutions and brokers. His delivery has gained good reviews and testimonies from our partners and their clients. He also conducts training sessions for Trading Representatives as part of their Continuous Education Program in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.
He studied Engineering but was passionate about investment and trading. This led him to pursue the financial market after his graduation. He started off as an apprentice in SiMEX and a floor runner in 1995. Since then he had been a floor trader, financial dealer and an active practitioner in the Securities and Derivatives market.
Some of the organizations he has participated with are the Singapore Exchange, Bursa Malaysia, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, Hong Kong’s regulator – Securities Futures Commission and Hong Kong Monetary Authority, International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), Hong Kong’s Treasury Market Association, Banks, Universities, Singapore Press Holdings and other non-profit organizations.
He presented his case studies before the turn of the following events to various institutions and bodies regarding:
- Wall Street financial meltdown of 2008
- Continual uptrend in Gold in 2008 when it was at US$900
- A volatile Asia markets in 2014 and 2015
- Investing into China markets in July 2016
- The beginning of global volatility in February 2018
- 2020 Crude Oil crash