Inbok Song is a Portfolio Manager at Matthews and manages the firm’s Pacific Tiger Strategy and co-manages the Asia ex Japan Total Return Equity, Emerging Markets Sustainable Future and Asia Innovators Strategies. Prior to rejoining Matthews in 2019, Inbok spent three years at Seafarer Capital Partners as a portfolio manager, the firm’s Director of Research and chief data scientist. Previously she was at Thornburg Investment Management as an associate portfolio manager. From 2007 to 2015, she was at Matthews, most recently as a portfolio manager. From 2005 to 2006, Inbok served as an Analyst and Technology Specialist at T. Stone Corp., a private equity firm in Seoul, South Korea. From 2004 to 2005, she was a research engineer for Samsung SDI in Seoul. Inbok received both a B.A. and Masters in Materials Science and Engineering from Seoul National University. She received a Masters in International Management from the University of London, King’s College, and also an M.A. in Management Science and Engineering, with a concentration in finance from Stanford University. Inbok is fluent in Korean.
Inbok has been a Portfolio Manager of the Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund since 2019, of the Matthews Emerging Markets Sustainable Future Fund since 2023, and of the Matthews Asia Innovators Fund since 2023, and of the Matthews Asia Innovators Active ETF since 2023.
Lead Manager: Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund
Co-Manager: Matthews Emerging Markets Sustainable Future Fund, Matthews Asia Innovators Fund