HKEX Names Co-Head of Asset Accumulation

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is pleased to announce today (Thursday) the appointment of Robert Cheeseman as Managing Director and Co-Head of Asset Accumulation in the Sales and Marketing Department.

Mr Cheeseman will work alongside Mr Tae Yoo, leading the department, driving key HKEX market initiatives and enhancing the attractiveness of its markets. In particular he will focus on growing the Group’s derivatives franchise and advancing its derivatives business. Mr Cheeseman joins HKEX on 1 June 2022 and will report to Christina Bao and Kevin Rideout, Co-Heads of Sales and Marketing.

HKEX Co-Head of Markets Wilfred Yiu said: “We are pleased to welcome Rob to HKEX. Rob brings over 20 years of experience and deep client connectivity in the derivatives space, having worked in Hong Kong, London and in Australia. He will be an integral part of our leadership team to build HKEX into Asia’s leading risk management centre.”

Mr Cheeseman joins HKEX from Credit Suisse, where he was Managing Director and Asia-Pacific Head of Prime Derivatives Services. Prior to joining Credit Suisse in 2018, he held various leadership positions in Derivatives at Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs.

Mr Cheeseman has a Bachelor of Business degree from the Victoria University of Technology, Melbourne, and has a graduate certificate in Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia. 


Robert Cheeseman



About HKEX

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is one of the world’s major exchange groups, and operates a range of equity, commodity, fixed income and currency markets.  HKEX is the world’s leading IPO market and as Hong Kong’s only securities and derivatives exchange and sole operator of its clearing houses, it is uniquely placed to offer regional and international investors access to Asia’s most vibrant markets.

HKEX is also the global leader in metals trading, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, The London Metal Exchange (LME) and LME Clear Limited.  This commodity franchise was further enhanced with the launch of Qianhai Mercantile Exchange (QME), in China, in 2018.

HKEX launched the pioneering Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect programme in 2014, further expanded with the launch of Shenzhen Connect in 2016, and the launch of Bond Connect in 2017.