Michael Kokalari is residing in Vietnam for more than 12 years and is the Chief Economist of VinaCapital. Michael was a derivatives trader in Tokyo & London where he ran multi-billion dollar trading books for JP Morgan Chase, Credit Suisse First Boston, Lehman Brothers, and Paribas. He holds Masters Degrees in Business, Engineering, and Mathematics from Stanford University, and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at the Harvard Business School.
Founded in 2003, VinaCapital is one of Vietnam’s leading investment management companies, with a diversified portfolio of USD 3.8 billion in assets under management. Our mission is to produce superior returns for investors by using our extensive knowledge, networks, and creativity to identify and capitalise on the many opportunities emerging in Vietnam.
Led by senior executives with extensive experience in international finance and investment management, VinaCapital’s industry-leading professionals cover the full range of traditional and alternative asset classes including listed equity, private equity, venture capital, fixed income, and real estate.