Yuyan Lou, CFA®

Director of Research

Yuyan has over 18 years of investment and finance experience and is the Director of Research. Yuyan is responsible for managing and cultivating Pugh Capital’s credit research resources and talent. She has held a variety of positions during her 14-year tenure at Pugh Capital, including Portfolio Manager, Credit Analyst, Research Analyst and Chief Compliance Officer.  As a part of her current responsibilities, she provides credit coverage for Telecommunication, Cable & Media and Sovereigns. Yuyan also conducts research and analysis supporting macro trends, asset allocation and risk management. Yuyan has a strong quantitative background.  She is a member of the Portfolio Management, Credit and Investment Committees. 

Prior to joining Pugh Capital, Yuyan worked for Aon Investment Consulting where her responsibilities included performance attribution, investment manager analysis, and asset allocation. Earlier in her career, she was an assistant controller for a manufacturing company.  She is Vice President of Finance for Emerald Parents Association and a past graduate of Leadership Tomorrow. Yuyan received her M.B.A. from Willamette University and her B.S. in Engineering from Shanghai University of Engineering Science.