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Joseph Baik


Head of Asian Trading

joseph baik

Joe Baik is Head of Asian Trading at Kopernik Global Investors. Previously, Joe was a trader focused primarily on Asia at Vinik Asset Management. Prior to that, he was at Geosphere Capital in New York where he traded multi-products for a global, long/short fund focused on commodities. Joe worked at TIAA-CREF as the primary Asia trader with over $75 billion dedicated to the region. He has been institutional trading since 2002, and has multiple years of experience trading Europe and U.S, with an emphasis in Asian markets.

Joe earned his bachelor of arts in legal studies from the University of California, Berkeley.