Yung-Yu Ma

Chief Investment Strategist, BMO Wealth Management

Yung-Yu Ma is the Chief Investment Strategist with BMO Wealth Management.

As Chief Investment Strategist, Yung is responsible for performing macroeconomic analysis, valuation modeling, and market analysis across asset classes to guide strategic and tactical asset allocations for client portfolios.

Prior to joining BMO Wealth Management, Yung was a finance professor at Lehigh University, where he taught courses in fixed income, equities and derivatives. His academic studies have been cited in the Wall Street Journal, in leading finance journals, top law journals, the Handbook of High Frequency Trading, and in the Oxford Handbook of Corporate Governance. During his tenure at Lehigh, he was awarded the Staub Outstanding Teacher Award, awarded to one faculty member by a vote of faculty and students. Prior to his academic career, Yung worked for a global consulting firm performing financial and market analysis for global companies with operations in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China. Later, he oversaw the operations at a Fortune 500 subsidiary in Taipei and Mainland China.

Mr. Ma earned his Ph.D. in Finance at the University of Utah and his B.A. in Economics and Political Science, magna cum laude, at Williams College.

Yung lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and two children.  He is a basketball fan and enjoys cheering on his son’s teams.