Ratana Tra, CFA, has been with SIGLO since 2014, with an 11-month break externally in the microfinance area as PM. Today he is a partner and portfolio manager for ILS as well as responsible for sustainability and impact investing. 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 and Spanish.

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