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.


Gavin Hyunmin Lee

Portfolio Manager

Gavin is a founding member of GVA Asset Management and an investment manager for GVA’s multi-strategy hedgefunds. He was previously employed at NH Investment Securities, Mirae Asset Securities, and Daewoo Securities, where he managed the equity financing desk and institutional sales and trading.

Mr. Lee earned a B.A. in Law from Korea University.


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.


Yeonho Jung, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Yeonho joined GVA Asset Management in 2017 and has been working in the financial sector since 2013.  Prior to GVA, he worked at Metavest, VIP Investment Advisors and  Yuanta Securities, where he focused on equity research and proprietary investments.

Mr. Jung earned a B.A. in Economics and Business from Sogang University and holds the CFA designation.


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

Research

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.