Executive management committee



Chief Executive Officer

Bill Maldonado is the Chief Executive Officer at Eastspring Investments Group. He is a member of its Board of Directors and a member of the Prudential Group Executive Committee (GEC).

As CEO, he chairs the Executive Management Committee and has overall responsibility for the management and strategic development of the firm.

Bill has over 30 years of asset management experience and a strong track record in leading investment teams globally. He joined Eastspring in 2021 and served as Chief Investment Officer. Prior to that, Bill served as the Asia Pacific Chief Investment Officer and Global Chief Investment Officer, Equities at HSBC Global Asset Management.

Bill holds an MBA from Cranfield University, a Doctorate in Laser Physics from Oxford University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Sussex University, UK and Uppsala University, Sweden.



Chief Investment Officer

Vis Nayar is the Chief Investment Officer and a member of the Executive Management Committee at Eastspring Investments.

Vis spearheads Eastspring’s investment platform encompassing equities, fixed income, multi asset and quantitative solutions, and oversees investment offerings across markets.

Prior to joining Eastspring in June 2024, Vis held senior roles at HSBC Asset Management where he spent the past 25 years, most recently as Global Chief Investment Officer for Equities overseeing the global active equity business. Prior to that, he was the European and UK Chief Investment Officer and before that, the Global Head for Quantitative Equity Research and Head of Systematic Equities. He worked at BNP Paribas and KPMG in his early career.

Vis is an Advisory Committee Member of the Oxford University Business Economics Programme and a Trustee at UK-based charity Dora Brown. He holds an MSc in Finance from the London Business School and a BSc in Electrical Engineering from Imperial College London and is a CFA Charterholder.



Chief Distribution Officer

Salman Haider is the Chief Distribution Officer and a member of the Executive Management Committee at Eastspring Investments. He is responsible for the firm’s distribution strategy and leads its business relationship management with Prudential Life. Based in Singapore, Salman also has management responsibilities for the firm’s Americas, Europe and Japan businesses.

Salman joined Eastspring from Habib Bank AG Zurich, where he was the CEO from 2021 to 2024 for the Global Wealth Management business, responsible for building the bank’s Private Banking business in Zurich and Dubai and serving its UHNW and HNW clients across Asia, Africa, Middle East and Europe.

Salman’s career spans over 25 years across EMEA and Asia, particularly within Wealth Management in addition to Retail Banking, Corporate Banking and Global Markets. He started his banking career with Habib Bank AG Zurich in London, before moving to Citi in 2001, where he held various roles in London, Zurich and Singapore. Salman then joined JPMorgan in 2010 as Head of South East Asia PWM for the Private Bank in Singapore, where he built the HNW business for the firm. In 2015, he returned to Citi in London to run the U.K. Consumer Bank and International Personal Banking EMEA businesses. In 2018 Salman joined Barclays Private Bank in London as the International Private Bank Head (ex-Europe), responsible for Africa, Middle East, India onshore and Asia.

Salman holds an MSc in Finance from Cass Business School in London and a BA in Economics & Political Science from the University of Punjab in Pakistan.

Janelle YEO

Janelle YEO

Chief Financial Officer

Janelle Yeo is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and a member of the Executive Management Committee at Eastspring Investments. She is responsible for the Strategic Planning and Finance functions within the firm.

Prior to her current role, she was Head of Corporate Strategy and was also responsible for the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions, and the corporate development of Eastspring’s wholly foreign-owned enterprise in China. Immediately prior to that, she was the CFO for Eastspring’s Taiwan business and assumed the CEO (interim) role from Oct 2019 to Nov 2020. She also previously served as Director of Regional Strategic Planning for Eastspring’s global business.

Janelle joined Eastspring in 2008. She has over 20 years of experience within the financial services sector in Asia. She began her career as a banking supervisor with the Monetary Authority of Singapore and then as a management consultant with Oliver Wyman.

Janelle holds an MBA from INSEAD and a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. She has also been awarded the CFA charter.

Lilian THAM

Lilian THAM

Chief Operating Officer
Chief Executive Officer, Eastspring Investments Singapore

Lilian Tham is the Chief Operating Officer at Eastspring Investments and Chief Executive Officer of Eastspring Investments Singapore. She is a member of the firm’s Executive Management Committee.

Lilian joined Eastspring in January 2021 with responsibility for operations, technology, data & AI, and administrative support, as well as strategic growth and change initiatives.

Prior to Eastspring, Lilian held senior roles at Schroders where she worked for 26 years, most recently as Asia Pacific COO with oversight of Operations, Investment Services and Technology, Change and Innovation across the region.

She is a Fellow of the Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore and actively volunteers her expertise in various industry associations and committees.

Terence LIM

Terence LIM

Chief Risk Officer

Terence Lim is the Chief Risk Officer and a member of the Executive Management Committee at Eastspring Investments. He oversees legal, compliance, risk, and governance activities across Eastspring.

Prior to joining Eastspring, Terence was abrdn’s Chief Risk Officer - APAC based in the Singapore office where he provided oversight and leadership of the Risk and Compliance function across Asia Pacific. He was on various abrdn APAC entity boards and was a member of the APAC Executive Leadership Team, the Global Risk & Compliance Leadership Team and abrdn group’s Global Leadership Group.

Terence joined abrdn in August 2016 after having spent 10 years with Macquarie Group where he was Deputy Regional Head of Compliance, Asia and Head of Compliance, Singapore. He led a Compliance team of more than 60 persons in 11 countries in Asia and across multiple businesses and product lines that included investment banking, fixed income, currencies, commodities and equities trading as well as fund management. Terence also spent 10 years as a corporate and capital markets lawyer in Singapore and Malaysia and was a partner at a Singapore law firm prior to joining Macquarie Group.

Terence is a qualified lawyer in England and Wales, Malaysia and Singapore and obtained a law degree from the University of Leicester and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.



Chief Human Resources Officer

Prue Schneider is the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and a member of the Executive Management Committee at Eastspring Investments.

Prue joined Eastspring Investments in May 2011 and was appointed CHRO in September 2023. As CHRO, she leads the People and Culture agenda at Eastspring, building a high performing organisation and a strong, engaged talent pool.

Prue is a highly skilled executive with strong commercial perspective and extensive experience in culture change, organisational development, high performance teams and people and HR management. She has over 20 years of experience within the consulting and the financial industry, working across locations including Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and China.

Prior to joining Eastspring, Prue held a range of senior HR roles at organisations including ING Insurance & Asset Management and Standard Chartered Bank. She holds a Master of Leadership and Management from Curtin Business School, and a Professional HR Diploma from the Australian HR Institute.

Polly WANG

Polly WANG

Head of Greater China
Chief Executive Officer, Eastspring Investments Taiwan

Polly Wang is the Head of Greater China at Eastspring Investments and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Eastspring Investments Taiwan. She is a member of the Executive Management Committee at Eastspring Investments.

Based in Taipei, Polly has management responsibilities for the markets of mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Prior to joining Eastspring in November 2020, Polly was the CEO of Nomura Asset Management Taiwan for four years. She has over 30 years of financial services experience, including 15 years at BNP Paribas Cardif Insurance Group, where she held senior roles as Taiwan Country Manager and Taiwan CEO for TCB Life, as well as at ABN AMRO Taiwan and Citibank earlier in her career.

Polly holds a Master’s degree in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management, and a Bachelor’s degree in Diplomacy from National Chengchi University in Taiwan.