Dr Guan Seng Khoo

Dr Guan Seng Khoo

Principal Consultant

Financial Services Industry


Former Head of ERM/GRC, Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) 

Guan Seng has over 18 years of experience in the design and implementation of enterprise wide investment and risk management models, systems and processes. He gained deep practical insights from a career spanning across financial institutions in the US, Canada, UK and Singapore, including the Man Group where he was the Principal Scientist, designing and running an algorithmic AI-based hedge fund, at American Bourses Corporation which provided robo-based analytical solutions and financial info-utilities to traders and investors in the US and N Asia, at ATOS Origin, RHB Capital, Singapore Exchange, Standard Chartered Bank, Temasek Holdings, Alberta Investment Management Corporation and CAI, the global airport investment arm of Changi Airport Group (CAG).  

Guan Seng holds a PhD in Computational Physics (Material Science) from the National University of Singapore, with post-doc R&D in AI-based data mining and applications in Japan and America. Prior to joining the private sector in 2000, Guan Seng held academic positions with the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) where he co-developed the first post-graduate financial engineering program (MSc Financial Engineering) in collaboration with Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Mellon University and co-founded NTU’s Centre for Financial Engineering while also teaching risk management for the NTU MBA program.  

He speaks regularly at international conferences and has published articles relating to AI, banking and enterprise risk management, pension and sovereign investing.