Ms Yoo-Kyung Park is the head of the Global Responsible Investment & Governance, Asia Pacific team at APG Asset Management Asia. Her main role is to oversee portfolios and implement Responsible Investment Policies on behalf of APG Asset Management’s clients. The asset classes under her direct responsibility include: listed equities and listed real estate. Her geographic coverage is the whole Asia Pacific region including Japan and Australia. She actively engages with portfolio companies, market regulators/exchanges, and peer institutional investors on a variety of issues such as corporate governance, environmental, social, climate change, and bribery/corruption issues.
Before moving to Hong Kong from Seoul in 2006, she spent over 10 years as a securities analyst working for international investment banks such as Barings Securities and Salomon Smith Barney (now Citigroup Global Markets). She had covered a range of industry sectors including power & gas utilities, consumer, transportation, and heavy industries such as steel, chemicals and refining.