Investment Team

Ji Hong (PJ) Park, CFA

Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager

Ji Hong is the founder of GVA Asset Management and has been an investment professional since 2009.  Before deciding to setup GVA independently, he was the head of the hedgefund management division at ANDA Asset Management.   Ji Hong’s multi-strategy fund during this time was consistently the top-ranked hedgefund in the Korean hedgefund league table in terms of cumulative returns, and it also grew into the largest single Korean hedgefund in terms of AUM by the time of his departure.

Mr. Park earned a B.A. in Sociology from Yonsei University, and a Finance MBA from KAIST University and M.S. of Finance from University of Rochester. He also holds the CFA designation.


JP Hong

Portfolio Manager

JP is a founding member of GVA Asset Management and has been an investment professional since 2015. He managed the multi-strategy hedgefund with Ji Hong at ANDA Asset Management. Before fully turning into investment management, he previously worked as a credit analyst at HSBC and KIS Bond Ratings.  JP also worked previously as a product specialist at Credit Suisse and Allianz.

Mr. Hong earned a B.S. in Material Science from Penn State University and a M.S. in Financial Engineering from New York University.


Seong Muk Kim, CPA

Portfolio Manager

Seong Muk joined GVA Asset Management in 2019. Prior to GVA, he worked at KClavis Investments, KB Securities, and Deloitte Anjin, where he focused on investment analysis, mezzanine underwriting, and corporate audit.

Mr. Kim earned a B.A. in Business from University of Seoul, and is a holder of a Certified Public Accountant (KICPA) certificate.


Jewon Lee

Portfolio Manager

Jewon joined GVA Asset Management in 2019. Prior to GVA, he worked in the IB Division at Mirae Asset Daewoo Securities and Daewoo Securities, where he focused on global alternative investments.

Mr. Lee earned a B.S. in landscape architecture and rural system engineering from Seoul National University, and a M.S. in urban planning from Seoul National University.


Junyoung Park

Portfolio Manager

Junyoung joined GVA Asset Management in 2017. He was previously employed at Woowa Brothers Corp. and WooZoo, where he focused on research, data analytics, and system development.

Mr. Park earned a B.A. in Business from Yonsei University.


Min Young Jung

Portfolio Manager

MJ joined GVA Asset Management in 2021 with a specialty in equities. Prior to GVA, he worked at Hyundai Asset Management, Trinity Asset Management, and Pureun Partners Asset Management, where he focused on equity analysis and investment.

Mr.Jung earned a B.A. in Business from Korea University.

Joon Hwee Lee

Research

Joon joined GVA Asset Management in 2021. Prior to GVA, he worked at MiraeAsset Global Investment. His experiences include both equity research of global equities and private equity investment analysis.

Mr. Lee earned a B.A. in Business from Yonsei University.