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Biography

Jessica is a PhD student in the Department of International Development. Her research focuses on corporate governance of business groups in South East Asia.

She holds a MSc in Political Economy of Emerging Markets from King’s, where her dissertation analyse the corporate governance of Temasek Holdings and Government Link Companies (GLCs) in Singapore. Additionally, she has completed an MBA from University of Adelaide, a BSc in Economics from National University of Singapore and has an ACCA certification.

Prior to joining King’s, she was working as an associate director in Singapore, dealing in financial products including equities, covering public listed stocks in Asia and South East Asia, specializing in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand and Indonesia.

Research

Thesis title: 'Corporate governance and strategic formulation of large business groups in Southeast Asia'

Jessica's research investigates the reason why and how formal and informal institutions of countries affect the corporate governance structure of family business groups and why the corporate governance of these business groups remains concentrated.

PhD supervision

See Jessica's research profile