The Government of Singapore Investment Corporation
Dr Leslie Teo is the Director of the Economics and Investment Strategy Department and Chief Economist at GIC Private Limited. He oversees the economics and investment strategy team at the GIC. The team is responsible for asset allocation, total portfolio construction and identification of key long-term trends that would impact GIC’s portfolio.
Leslie holds a BA from the University of Chicago and PhD in economics from the University of Rochester. In addition, he is a certified Financial Risk Manager and a CFA charterholder.
Prior to joining GIC, Leslie was at the International Monetary Fund. During his Fund career, he worked in the Asia Pacific, Monetary and Financial Systems, Policy Development and Review, and European II Departments.
Leslie was also Head of the Financial Surveillance Division at the Monetary Authority of Singapore.