OUR TEAM

Who We Are

We are a group of experienced professionals from varied background. We bring together knowledge from sovereign wealth fund, hedge fund, bank, fintech and real businesses to create our own unique blend of expertise in fund management.

Sam Phoen

Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer

Sam is a seasoned financial markets practitioner with over 30 years of experience. His working career includes 16 years at Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC), over 7 years at ANZ Bank, as well as a Hedge Fund.  He co-founded investment and training/ consultancy firm Wateram Capital and is currently also a lecturer at Singapore Management University (SMU) teaching finance and investment-related subjects.

Sam is the author of 2 highly acclaimed books “High Net Worth Investing – How to grow your wealth through practical asset allocation” and “Personality Driven Portfolio – How to invest right for your style”, both published by Marshall Cavendish Business.  The Chinese editions of both books are also published in China.

Koh Yeok Thiam

Managing Director

Yeok Thiam began his career with the Monetary Authority of Singapore and has spent 20 years in financial services with the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) in the areas of back office operations, portfolio financial reporting and management of financial market data. His last held the position of Assistant Director in the Investment Data and Valuation Department of GIC.

Yeok Thiam graduated from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore, a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, as well as a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom.

Ho Chye Hoi

Senior Advisor

Chye Hoi, senior advisor of Dios Asset Management with some 30 years’ experience in the finance industry, was also previously it’s CEO. He holds a law degree and also qualified as a UK chartered accountant.

He was the global Head Compliance at the Singapore Sovereign Wealth Fund GIC for 11 years. His career saw him assumed different responsibilities with the investment banking arms of DBS, UBS, Swiss Banking Corp (SBC) and SBC Warburg Dillion Read. Prior to joining the finance industry, he was with the Singapore Ministry of Finance as the Head of Investigations and Operations in the Commercial Affairs Department.