TEAM

Jean-Philippe Crochet

CEO, Member of the Investment Committee

Jean-Philippe started on the Capital Markets Sales desk of Calyon in Beijing, servicing institutional clients on Fixed Income products. He went on with Societe Generale in London, working for the Structured Products desk “Cross-Asset Solutions”. He then relocated to Singapore to join Societe Generale Private Banking’s investment team, advising private clients on investment matters. Jean- Philippe finally left to set up Sunline Wealth Management, a Singapore based External Asset Manager, servicing Ultra High Net Worth Individuals. Jean-Philippe is a graduate of the University of London and the London School of Economics (LSE), where he was awarded an MSc. China in a Comparative Perspective, with Distinction. He is Swiss.

Benoît Coens

Fund Manager
Member of the Investment Committee

The Fund manager, Benoît Coens, is from Belgium and is a lawyer by training. Benoît started his career as a lawyer at the Antwerp Bar (Belgium) and was appointed ‘Maître de Conferences’ at the University of Louvain in Belgium. He joined Apricus Finance S.A. in 2005 and is now co-managing the Fund Concorde Partners Sicav within Sunline Pte Ltd. He is director of the Fund since the very beginning in 2009. Benoit is a graduate of the University of Brussels (VUB) and holds a master degree from the McGill University (Montreal, CA). He has the Belgian and Swiss nationalities.

Maxime Klatten

Senior Portfolio Manager
Member of the Investment Committee

Maxime started his career with Societe Generale Private Banking, in derivatives sales in Luxembourg. He then joined the Global Wealth Management team in Singapore where he became Relationship Manager as an associate director. He then joined the wealth management team of Swiss-Asia Financial Services Ltd, a fund management company incorporated in Singapore, as Vice-President. Maxime joined Sunline in 2012 to help set it up. Close to 20 years in the investment management industry brought him experience in derivatives and structured products as well as equities, bonds and foreign exchange. Maxime holds a BSc (Hons) in Business Economics from the University of Buckingham, England. He is French and German.

Stephen Co

Senior Relationship Manager

Stephen has over 25 years of banking experience – first at DBS and Republic National Bank of New York and later at Rabobank and Societe Generale. Stephen is a graduate from Wharton Business School.

Michelle Bai

Portfolio Manager

Michelle has over 12 years of experience in the fund management industry. Before joining Sunline, Michelle worked as a Senior Analyst with Atlantis Investment Management for seven years, conducting research and generating stock ideas for the Atlantis Asian Fund. Prior to that, Michelle held roles in Swiss Asia Financial Services and SHC Capital Asia specialising in equities for Asia ex-Japan. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance from the University of London. Michelle is a CFA charter holder.

Sharon Ho

Marketing Associate

Sharon has over 17 years of banking experience from middle office operations to front office with Royal Bank of Canada, Societe Generale, Standard Chartered.

Sharon holds a diploma in Business Studies. She is Singaporean.

Frédéric Philippot

Marketing Assistant

Frédéric joined Sunline after graduating with the MSc in finance at the National University of Singapore, specializing in investment finance. He also holds a bachelor’s in economics and a master’s in management from the Solvay Brussels School (Belgium). Throughout his studies, he gained experience through two relevant internships. Firstly, at ING Corporate Finance in Belgium as M&A Analyst within the M&A transaction team and later as Quantitative Summer Analyst within Chicago Global, a factor investing quantitative hedge fund based in Singapore. Frédéric is Belgian.

Dorothy Toh

Operations Officer

Dorothy has 23 years of Banking experiences. She has been with HSBC Trustee, Swiss Bank and Societe Generale, doing Accounting and Operations.


Dorothy holds LCCI Higher Accounting and Certificate in Business Studies Accounting. She is Singaporean.

Geraldine Ong

Head of Compliance

Geraldine has over 10 years of experience in the Wealth Management Industry. She started her career with BNP Paribas Wealth Management. She first joined Sunline as part of Operations and later expanded into Compliance.
Geraldine graduated from Singapore Management University with Bachelor of Business Management, double major in Finance and Management. She holds an ICA Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance and the CISI Investment Operation Certificate. She is Singaporean

Joan Chen

Executive Assistant

Joan is an Executive Assistant with over 20 years of experience in the field. She has held positions in manufacturing and relocation industries. She is Singaporean.

Alvine AGBO

Information Services Executive

Alvine started her career as an IT Consultant in 2008 in Paris (France). Since 2012, she has moved to Singapore, working for various clients in Corporate and Investment banking, Oil & Gas, Insurance, Telecoms and Wealth Management banking. She occupied different roles such as Software Engineer, Support and Business Analyst, Infrastructure Specialist, Solution Architect, Project Manager. She has a growing interest in Cybersecurity and has been the Chief Happiness Officer in her previous company. She holds 2 master’s degrees from French Universities of Poitiers (Telecoms, Networks and Automatism) and Tours (Computer Sciences). She is Beninese and French.