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Executives

Sam Lam , Senior Portfolio Manager
Sam Lam, Senior Portfolio Manager, is a member of the Engineered Investment Strategies Team. Mr. Lam joined ING IM in 2010. Prior to that he was with CLSA, Hong Kong (2008-2009), Concordia Advisors, London (1999-2007), and BARRA, London (1995-1999). Sam has 15 years quantitative investment experience. Sam worked for many years at Concordia Advisors, a multi-strategy hedge fund, where he helped to develop and manage USD 3.5 billion in global equity market-neutral strategies. He previously worked in the research group at BARRA, as well as at CLSA as a consultant on portfolio and transaction cost analytics. Sam holds a B.S. in Insurance and Investment from Cass Business School and an M.S. in Operational Research from London School of Economics.
Edwin Cuppen, RBA, CAIA , Investment Manager
Edwin joined ING U.S. Investment Management in 2007 as an investment manager of Structured Investments. In the capacity of investment manager he is responsible for managing a range of structured mutual funds and the execution of transactions in derivatives portfolios. Edwin started his career as a trader in FX forwards and Money Market derivatives with ABN AMRO Bank in 2000 and recently he was a sales advisor in a broad range of Treasury products for Rabobank International servicing Corporate and Institutional clients. Edwin obtained his Master's degree in Financial Management from Nyenrode University in Breukelen in 1999, specializing in Corporate Finance and Treasury. In addition, Edwin holds a RBA-degree (Certified European Financial Analyst) and CAIA designation (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst).
Willem van Dommelen , Investment Manager
Willem van Dommelen joined ING U.S. Investment Management in 2002 as Portfolio Manager Institutional clients, where he advised and serviced around 80 Institutional Clients of ING. In 2004 Willem moved to the Structured Investments department. In the capacity of Senior Investment Manager he was responsible for the management of a broad range of structured mutual funds and the advice and implementation of hedging activities for ING affiliates. Currently Willem is Heading the Investment Managers team of the Systematic Beta column in the Structured Investment Strategy department. Willem obtained his Master’s degree in Economics from Tilburg University in 2002, specializing in accountancy and investment theory. He holds a RBA degree (registered investment analyst).
Alexander van Eekelen , Investment Manager
Alexander van Eekelen joined ING U.S. IM in 1997, first managing the affiliated fixed income portfolios of our European offices. After that he worked as an investment manager fixed income where he managed several fixed income portfolios. In 2002, he joined the Institutional Clients department where he was responsible for the implementation of the investment policy for our institutional clients. He was also responsible for the management of the Long Duration funds of ING Investment Management Europe since their inception in December 2004. As of April 2007 he joined the Structured Investments team where he’s a senior investment manager in a team that is amongst other things responsible for managing the structured fund range and hedging activities for ING Group. Alexander obtained his Master’s degree in Finance and Investments from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam in 1997. In addition, Alexander holds a RBA-degree (Registered Investment Analyst).

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