Chun is a Senior Analyst and Co-Portfolio Manager for the Leuthold Global Fund, Leuthold Core Investment Fund, and Leuthold Select Industries Fund.
In addition to his Portfolio Management responsibilities, Chun is a member of the asset allocation committee and the investment strategy committee; he is a contributing writer to The Leuthold Group's highly regarded institutional publications, and the Editor of the monthly Inflation Watch report. Chun developed the Risk Aversion Index, a tool that aims to capture the underlying tone of global risk across multi-asset classes. In addition, Chun spearheads the firm's research and analysis of Fixed Income - both domestic and global, Interest Rates, Currencies, and Inflation.
Prior to joining the Leuthold team in 2009, Chun was a Quantitative Equities Portfolio Manager and Head of Quantitative Research at LIM Advisors, a Hong Kong based Asia/Pacific focused multi-strategy hedge fund. Preceding that position, Chun was with Ned Davis Research for 11 years as Director of Research & Development, responsible for quantitative product development and a research publication titled Quantitative Review. Chun also worked as an equity analyst with Shanghai International Securities in China.
Chun has a BS degree in Economics from Xiamen University and a MS degree in Economics from the University of Florida. He holds a number of professional designations and certifications including the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Professional Risk Manager (PRM), Certified JAVA Programmer, SAS Certified Professional, and the Certificate in Financial Engineering from UC Berkeley.