JC de Swaan is a lecturer in the economics department at Princeton University. He teaches courses on ethics in finance and on Asian capital markets to undergraduate and graduate students. He also teaches at the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. In the past he has taught at Yale University, Hong Kong UST, and Cheung Kong Business School in Beijing.
Separately, JC de Swaan is a Partner at Cornwall Capital, a multi-strategy global investment fund based in New York. Prior to Cornwall, he was a senior advisor on China at a global macro fund and an investment professional and Principal at an Asia-dedicated hedge fund. Prior to that, JC de Swaan worked at McKinsey & Company, based out of New York and Singapore.
At Princeton, JC de Swaan also runs a speaker series on ethics in finance and acts as a faculty adviser to freshmen and sophomore students.
JC de Swaan received his B.A. from Yale University in Political Science, an MPhil in International Relations from the University of Cambridge, and a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is an Associate Fellow of Ezra Stiles College, Yale University and a Chazen Professional Fellow at Columbia Business School.