Our team is made up of passionate and committed individuals who work closely together to steward clients’ investment portfolios.

Chia Yew Nguan

Executive Director
Yew Nguan is the founding partner of Stirling Fort, overseeing investment-related activities. He has more than 20 years of investment industry experience, including UOB Bank and Credit Lyonnais Asset Management.

Yew Nguan holds a MBA from University of British Columbia and has a 1st Class Honours in Bachelor of Commerce from St Mary’s University, Canada.

Elwyn Chan, CAIA

Chief Executive Officer
Stirling Fort is led by Elwyn Chan who has more than 10 years of financial industry experience, mostly as a fund manager in several hedge funds and unit trusts.

Elwyn holds a 1st Class Honours in Business Degree from NTU and is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) holder. He is serving as a patron at the Bukit Timah CCMC, and actively volunteers in several social organisations.

Stefan Schleser

Head, Business Development
Stefan oversees the business development functions of Stirling Fort, including relations with Institutional partners.

Stefan is an industry veteran with more than 20 years of industry experience with a private banking diploma from UBS and Economics and Business Admin Degree from University of Applied Science, Germany.