The former CIO of China Pacific Insurance Co (CPIC) had left the insurer in September for "family reasons". He previously worked at AIA and AIG.
The SWF also aims to review and update its negative investing list on a regular basis to prevent systemic risk.
The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (Adia), in particular, is likely to deepen its reach, having already boosted its A-share holdings in the first half of the year.
The new sustainable investment vehicle is expected to target more renewable projects in Latin America, Africa and South Asia.
Consistent returns is a must for Asian asset owners when it comes to selecting external managers, according to an AOI report. Information delivery also ranks high on the list.
Regulators are putting banks and insurance firms under pressure to do more to tackle problems such as insufficient risk management, inaccurate information disclosure and inconsistent shareholder management.
Two months after the official announcement of the Greater Bay Area's Wealth Connect, experts believe more needs to be done to strengthen regulatory cooperation and investor education.
Investors engaged in less ESG activism during a record nine months for PE dealmaking, but the market expects this to change.
Evergrande's liquidity problems and the pressure on rivals Kaisa Group and Fantasia to make debt repayments point to how refinancing in the property development sector will only become more difficult.
The new bourse's plans to provide more funding for small to medium enterprises could also give investors more options for allocation to A-shares.
Experts believe the global summit could boost ESG standards, and that sustainable funds particularly in clean energy, offer investment opportunities.
One year after the UK pensions pool named managers for its China equities mandate, AsianInvestor spoke to portfolio manager Anthony Petalas for his outlook on Asia's behemoth.