Allen Perkins Financial, the Hong Kong based independent financial advisory group, has announced the appointment of Edward Chin to the post of regional director for the firm's Asian institutional business.

Prior to joining Allen Perkins Financial Chin was country manager for Man Investment Products. Chin has also acted as an Asian business strategist with TD Evergreen, and was responsible for derivative and portfolio management accounts at BMO Nesbitt Burns while in Canada.

Chin has over 12 years of experience in portfolio management, traditional funds, hedge funds, strategic planning, sales management, direct investment, business valuation, and general management in financial broadcasting and investment management.