BS (Columbia U); MS, PhD (Stanford)
Department of FinanceRoom 1201, 12/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
+852 3943 7805
Dr. Arthur Djang has over thirty years of experience in insurance, banking, and financial markets.
With an academic background in optimization, he began his career in the area of fixed income. At three investment banks, namely First Boston (now part of Credit Suisse), Merrill Lynch, and J.P. Morgan Securities, he led teams in analysing and restructuring the bond portfolios of institutional clients.
Dr. Djang moved into investment management, where he served as head of fixed income for J.P. Morgan Trust Bank in Tokyo, a manager of pension assets. Subsequently, he headed the Global Risk Management group at AIG Global Investment Corporation from 1996 to 2004.
His most recent corporate role was that of Chief Investment Officer of MassMutual International, where he was responsible for assets managed in Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei, and Tokyo.
Currently, he is an Adjunct Professor of Finance at The Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School. In addition, he is involved in consulting work in two areas: advising on cross-border acquisitions in the insurance industry, and analysing investment strategies for insurance firms.
Applications of Optimisation in Finance and Investment
Fixed Income Investments
Optimisation Theory and Applications
Asset Allocation Strategies
- Publications & Working Papers
- Richard W. Cottle and Arthur Djang, “Algorithmic Equivalence in Quadratic Programming I: A Least-Distance Programming Problem,” Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 28(3), 275.
- Awards & Honours
- School of Business award for excellence in teaching, University of Kansas, 1976