Charles Wang(Wang Hongxin) is Chairman of Academia Capital Management(深圳道朴资本管理有限公司), a China hedge fund based in Shenzhen. Academia Capital Management runs various China A-share quantitative strategies including China market-neutral, China market long-short and China market long-only.
Charles is a veteran in managing equity portfolios with over 20 years’ experience in both Chinese and global markets. He spent more than a decade as Director of Research, Senior Portfolio Manager and Senior Partner at Acadian Asset Management, and he was managing its award-winning emerging market fund (ticker AEMGX, number one performer in 2000-2009). Charles was instrumental in transforming Acadian from a $2 billion AUM small boutique shop to a $90 billion AUM leading quantitative investment powerhouse in the industry. In 2010, he joined E Fund Management (Hong Kong) as Chief Executive Officer. In 2012, he joined Bosera Asset Management in Shenzhen as CIO of Quantitative Investment Department, managing the largest quant portfolios in the industry with over RMB30 billion AUM, including Bosera CSI 300 large-cap enhanced index fund （ticker：050002）being the best performing enhanced index fund in 2014.
In addition to his professional career, Charles has also taken on several social responsibilities. He is former President of The Chinese Finance Association (TCFA), and was a member of the Q Group and CQA (two of the most renowned institutional professional network in the U.S.). He is currently President of the Shenzhen Finance Professionals Association and a member of Shenzhen People's Congress.
Charles holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Peking University, an M.S. in Applied Mathematics from University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a Ph. D. in Finance from Yale University.