Sophia Cheng is the Chief Investment Officer of Cathay Financial Holdings and Chair of Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC). She also teaches in National Taiwan University. Sophia has near 30 years of experience in research and investment with the last position being the Chairman of Merrill Lynch Taiwan.
Sophia is highly regarded by the government and has been appointed as Government Affairs Consultant of Executive Yuan and Advisory Committee Member of National Development Council. She has also been actively promoting Sustainability, ESG investing and corporate engagement. Sophia was selected as 2019 Asia’s Top Sustainability Superwomen and 2021 Global Top 50 Women in Investment Management.