Benjamin Zhan joined Dynamic as an equity analyst in 2003, and has assisted Chuk Wong in a number of global portfolios with an emphasis on European equities. He was promoted to Portfolio Manager in 2010 and Lead Manager of Dynamic European Value Fund in 2014.
A well-travelled Chinese native with broad industry experience, Benjamin brings to the team a valuable perspective on global issues and an insider's knowledge across multiple industries. Benjamin started his career in 1996 at a Chinese subsidiary of a leading European chemical conglomerate, and subsequently worked as a product manager with a large Canadian wireless telecom equipment manufacturer based in Vancouver. His graduate studies led him into a career in the investment industry as a real estate analyst with CB Richard Ellis Ltd., the world's largest commercial real estate services company, where he performed extensive asset valuations and investment analysis in the real estate market.
Benjamin received a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University – one of China's most prestigious universities – and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of British Columbia. He earned his Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2004.