Damien delivers sound and thorough analysis using both traditional and cutting-edge methods. He is well-versed in econometrics, financial modelling, and programming and is further developing these specialties through his participation in the CFA program.
Prior to joining Castalia, Damien served at the New Zealand Treasury and his role involved modelling and policy analysis in the macroeconomics and financial markets space. He provided critical COVID-19 macroeconomic stabilization advice to the New Zealand government earlier in 2020. He also worked on equity research, investment banking, and other financial advisory engagements at Jarden New Zealand and Deloitte SEA, particularly in the agriculture, consumer discretionary, and infrastructure sectors.
What is one cool fact about your culture/heritage?
I share the same Chinese middle name with the male siblings and cousins in my generation.
What are your hobbies or interests?
Sports! Mainly volleyball.
Would you rather have unlimited sushi for life or unlimited tacos for life?
Why not both?