Lye Heng possesses 13 years of working experience in the banking industry and is a derivative specialist. He started his banking career in the early 1990s and held roles as principal derivative trader and product structurer. He traded derivatives on stock indices and fixed incomes in global financial markets, spanning Tokyo, Hong Kong, London, New York and Chicago. He concluded his career in the financial industry by managing market risk on the global trading book of a local bank.

In 2004, Lye Heng set up Salmon Thrust, offering training and consultancy in the areas of Investment, Treasury and Wealth Management. Clients include various global banks such as Citibank where he conducted a series of comprehensive investment workshops for the 200-odd relationship managers based in Singapore. To date, he has provided learning solutions across a variety of products and wealth management topics encompassing thousands of seminar delegate-days both in Singapore as well as in China. Lye Heng has also been a CFA trainer since 1999 and CAIA trainer since 2009.

Lye Heng holds a Masters in Social Science (Applied Economics) degree from National University of Singapore, and a Bachelor of Business specializing in Financial Analysis from Nanyang Technological University. He is a member of Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and holds the GARP’s Financial Risk Manager certification. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), awarded by CFA Institute, and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).