Stefan Hofer is the Head of Business Development at TFM Asset Management AG, a member of the Julius Baer Group, based in Tokyo. Before joining TFM Asset Management, he was the Chief Investment Advisor, Asia for BNP Paribas Wealth Management based in Hong Kong. Prior to this role, he spent seven years with Julius Baer, in Zurich and Hong Kong, as an emerging markets economist and investment specialist. Stefan Hofer started his career as a portfolio manager for UBS, after completing his Economics degree in Canada. He is a charter holder of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association and speaks English, German and Japanese.