Team

Scott Treloar
Chairman and Chief Investment Officer
Over 20 years of experience in finance including eight years running a quantitative group in Deutsche Bank. He has traded a broad range of financial products and developed several Asian systematic trading strategies. Scott previously worked in the investment banking group with Macquarie Bank for five years. He is currently working on the application of probabilistic modeling to portfolio construction.
Stefan Focas
Non-Executive Director
Stefan had a 20-year career in professional services. Before co-founding Stepping Stone, he was Asia Pacific CFO for Thomson Reuters. He acts as an independent director for several companies and was previously President of the New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Singapore.


Denis Volokh
Chief Technology Officer
Denis has more than 12 years of experience developing software on a range of platforms. For the last five years he has been working on trading and trading exchange applications. Denis has been working with Noviscient since its founding.



Shirish Chandrakar
Chief Risk Officer
Shirish has more than 20 years working with financial institutions including Citibank and Barclays Bank, where he headed the Japan equity derivatives trading group. His experience is split across investments, trading and technology. He brings capital markets experience and software development capabilities.
Mike Chen
Chief Operating Officer
Jing has over ten years of experience in financial services. As one of the first employees of Markit in Asia, he covered client services, sales, marketing and project management.



Guan Ming
Quantitative Analyst
Ming has a Bachelor of Applied Mathematics and a Master of Financial Engineering from NUS. Currently, Ming mainly works on idea generation and modeling in Noviscient.



Jia Tao
Quantitative Analyst
Tao has a Bachelor of Finance and a Master of Financial Engineering from NUS. He is working on applications of machine learning methods in financial markets.