Our Board

Elena Yoon

Board Member

Elena is the Head of Global Markets at Haitong International Securities’ in New York, overseeing the US institutional equities and equity capital market efforts for the firm. With over 20 years of experience in institutional equities, spanning the US and Asia, Elena is responsible for all sales activities for Haitong New York’s Institutional Equities, bringing together advisory and trading expertise. Her areas of interest extend to digital solutions, research and advisory services and marketing. Elena has passionately supported Global Fund for Widows for several years and made it official this year by joining as a board member. She is also on the board of Faith in Financial Services with the Grace & Mercy Foundation that works to integrate faith in the work place, and is an active member of Hope for New York, an organization that mobilizes volunteers and financial resources to support non-profit organization serving the poor and marginalized in NYC.

Prior to joining Haitong, Elena served in equity sales roles at Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, ABN Amro and was a research analyst at JP Morgan Investment Management. Elena has an MBA in Finance from Stern School of Business, New York University and a BA in Economics and Political Science from Smith College.

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