Koon Boon (KB) is an internationally-featured investor rooted in the principles of value investing for over a decade as a fund manager and analyst in the Asian capital markets. Starting his career at a boutique hedge fund in Singapore and later, at Korea’s largest mutual fund company, KB started to make headway into the investment arena. In his early successes, KB was part of the core investment decision committee which achieved 700% in returns (net of fees), in its flagship Asian fund. A prolific writer and thought leader, KB has contributed hundreds of articles to Bamboo Innovator and BeyondProxy, an acclaimed series of subscription-based, research-intensive publications for serious investors; and is Managing Editor of the Moat Report Asia, a research service focused exclusively on highlighting undervalued wide-moat businesses in Asia. He had also presented in top banking and finance conferences in Sydney, Cape Town, HK and Beijing, as well as in the Emerging Value Summit and Wide Moat Investing Summit. His work has been featured in local and international media such as, TEDxWallStreet, Investopia, BeyondProxy, Greatinvestors.tv, Jakarta Post, Straits Times Singapore, TODAY Singapore, Business Times Singapore, as well as a publication in the Boğaziçi Journal. With the wide occurrences of financial fraud committed by listed firms in China during 2015, KB went to further his studies, from which he saw a gap in the curriculum for accounting fraud. He went on to pioneer the first-of-its-kind course on Accounting Fraud in Asia, which is now an official course in the SMU curriculum. Today KB is the Chief Investment Officer at 8I Holdings Limited (ASX: 8IH), where he is responsible for the sustainable growth and outperformance of listed Asian equities investments in the Hidden Champions Fund.