Global Management Team

Our global research team spans the globe, working from our offices in New York, London, Hong Kong, and Melbourne. We support clients in their own time zones and provide in-depth local understanding to help our clients grow their businesses over time. For more information about our ongoing research, Simfund databases, and advisory services please contact us.

Bryan Liu

Managing Director, Strategic Insight

Bryan has worked with Strategic Insight for almost a decade and currently leads the global team’s Asia research and consulting from New York. Bryan spent two years in Hong Kong and helped expand the firm’s business in Asia. He writes research and in-depth reports with a focus on cross-border fund markets in Asia, as well as provides research support to SI’s worldwide client servicing team on global mutual fund industry. Bryan also communicates with industry associations as well as other data providers to continue improving SI’s global databases. He is a native Mandarin speaker, and is fluent in English and German.
Kevin Shine

Senior Managing Director, U.S. Research & Advisory, Strategic Insight

Kevin manages Strategic Insight’s US Research & Consulting and Board Services Groups, and directs the development of the firm’s cross-border fund data effort. Kevin is responsible for product development, client relationship management and the research agenda. He also writes research addressing mutual fund industry trends with special focus on fund fees and regulatory changes impacting boards of directors/trustees.
Goshka Folda

Senior Managing Director, Investor Economics, a Strategic Insight company

Wealth market research, financial analysis and economic forecasting are Goshka Folda’s main areas of expertise. As Senior Managing Director at Investor Economics, a Strategic Insight company and a premier Toronto consulting firm specializing in the financial services industry, Ms. Folda leads research initiatives for a wide variety of product and distribution topics. Among her areas of focus are the analysis of the investment funds industry and the bank-owned delivery channels.
Simon Solomon

Founder, Plan For Life, a Strategic Insight company

Qualified as Fellow Institute of Actuaries (London) in 1972, Simon Solomon has 30 years of senior management experience in the life insurance and superannuation industries. Simon held positions including Appointed Actuary and Assistant General Manager for South African companies African Eagle (Eagle Star) and Anglo-American Life before moving to Australian Eagle in Melbourne to become the Appointed Actuary and Deputy General Manager in 1979. In 1985, Simon was appointed Principal with Mercer Campbell Cook & Knight, heading up their Life Insurance Division. In 1988 he formed his own Actuarial and Research Consultancy, Plan For Life Pty Ltd.

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