van Put, Ralph P.J.

Adjunct Professor


Department of Finance

Room 1201, 12/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 7805


Next to his role as the CEO of the hedge fund manager, True Partner Capital, Ralph is an Adjunct Professor of Finance at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) since 2010.

He initiated the establishment of the CUHK Finance Trading Laboratory where he lectured the course “FINA4370 Derivatives Trading: Analysis & Strategy”.  The Finance Trading Laboratory is a world class teaching facility accommodating 53 workstations equipped with Bloomberg and Reuters. Students experience real market operations and gain a better understanding of how to react to market fluctuations under the supervision of professional traders and hedge fund managers.

He has been active in finance since the late 80’s. He started his career as a quantitative analyst at the Pacific Investment Research Institute. Soon after that he started his own investment fund. Besides Asset Management he set up a trading software development company in 1995. This firm has been providing technology evolving with the market from floor-based solutions to co-located HFT setups.

Prior to founding True Partner Capital in 2010, Ralph was the CEO of a market making and proprietary trading firm active in the global financial markets.

Besides his position at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, he lectured as an Adjunct Professor of Financial Practice at the National Taiwan University (NTU) in Taipei.