BNP Paribas Asset Management appoints Singapore Chief Executive Officer

July 7, 2022

BNP Paribas Asset Management (‘BNPP AM’) today announced the appointment of Angelia Chin-Sharpe as the firm’s Singapore Chief Executive Officer (CEO), subject to regulatory approval. She succeeds Christian Bucaro, who has left the firm to pursue opportunities outside the Group.  Based in Singapore, Angelia continues to report to Steven Billiet, Asia Pacific CEO, Head of Global Client Group and member of the Executive Committee.

Angelia was previously been Head of BNP Paribas Asset Management Malaysia since 2007, an entity that she set up and developed.  Between 2010 and 2012, she relocated to Singapore as Head of Southeast Asia Institutional Sales; before moving back to Malaysia as CEO of the local business. Angelia is a veteran of the financial services industry, and has over 20 years of experience in banking, capital markets and asset management.

In her new role, she is responsible for accelerating and strengthening the firm’s Southeast Asia business interests, while driving BNP Paribas Asset Management’s sustainable solution offerings across the market’s client groups.

Steven Billiet comments:

“Angelia’s experience in leading the firm’s Malaysian office enables her to have an acute understanding of business development across Southeast Asian markets under her remit.  She will be instrumental in ensuring continuity and maintaining focus on delivering sustainable investment returns for clients in the targeted region.

“Angelia is also a thought leader in sustainability and proactively encourages the industry to move towards a more sustainable approach to investment management through her role as a member of the advisory panel to the ASEAN Working Committee on Capital Market Development.  This aligns with the firm’s plans to strengthen our sustainability capabilities in order to deliver our ambitious roadmap and accelerate our capabilities within thematic investing to meet investor requirements.  I have every confidence in her ability to offer our clients the best sustainable solutions and services in line with our core values and culture.”

Angelia holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Accounting, from Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia.  She completed her Chartered Islamic Finance Professional exams at INCEIF and is registered as a Chartered Professional in Islamic Finance (CPIF) with The Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals.  Angelia also received the Community Achievement Award in 2017 from the Malaysia Australian Alumni Council for her social work at The Lost Food Project, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing food for the needy.

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