Stephen Hagger is a Managing Director and the Head of Equities for Credit Suisse in Malaysia. His team has been rated number one by Institutional Investor more than ten times. He also heads Credit Suisse's equity research team in ASEAN, and is the Country Head for Credit Suisse in Malaysia. Prior to joining Credit Suisse in 1998, Stephen was the Managing Director and Head of Research at BZW Malaysia. He has also worked as Head of Research at Kim Eng Securities in Kuala Lumpur, in fund management with Hill Samuel Bank, Singapore, and as a buy-side analyst for Robert Fleming in London. Stephen holds an MBA from Durham University Business School and a Bachelor of Science degree (Agriculture) from the University of Edinburgh. Stephen has been based in Kuala Lumpur since 1992.