Ratana Tra, CFA, joined SIGLO as Senior Analyst in 2014 but spent 11 months externally as a microfinance PM. He began his professional career in 2001 as an intern and subsequently working student at Credit Suisse AG, where worked in different departments until 2008, lastly in the Global Economic Research Department. During this period, he also interned at Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Ltd. in the Business Development Department. In 2008 Ratana joined Man Group plc at their Swiss office in Pfaeffikon SZ as a Graduate Trainee. After the graduate program, he assumed the role as Quantitative Analyst in Man’s multi-manager division where he modeled new portfolios for potential and existing clients in close collaboration with the portfolio management and hedge fund research team. In 2010, Ratana joined the portfolio management team where he actively managed diversified fund of hedge fund portfolios for Swiss and international institutional clients. Ratana holds a master’s degree in Banking and Finance from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and the CEMS Master’s in International Management. He is a CFA Charterholder since 2012 and speaks Khmer, German, English, French as well as Spanish.

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