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Directors of Asia Frontier Capital Limited

Hon. Andrew Fraser, Director

Lord Fraser of Corriegarth, Director
Andrew Fraser is a graduate of St John's College, Oxford after which he held numerous posts in the financial sector both in the City of London and elsewhere. He has previously held positions as; CEO of Baring Securities in the UK, Chairman of Equity Partners Ltd., a Bangladesh investment bank, as well as Chairman of Bridge Securities, a quoted Korean company, amongst other posts. At present he is a global investor based in London.

 
Thomas Hugger, Director,

Thomas Hugger, Director
has spent 27 years in private banking where he specialized in managing portfolios of listed and unlisted equities. He has been investing in Asian and African Frontier Markets since 1993. He is the former Managing Partner, CFO & COO of Leopard Capital; and was previously a Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Management at LGT Bank in Hong Kong. He also held senior investment positions at Bank Julius Baer in Zurich and Hong Kong. Mr. Hugger was the founding shareholder of one of the largest brokerage companies in Bangladesh. He is also a Certified Financial Investment Analyst (CFIA) and Investment Adviser (Switzerland) and a Certified European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS) Financial Analyst.

 
Henry Looser, Director

Henry Looser, Director
retired as Director and Chief of Private Banking at Bank Julius Baer in Zurich and Deputy Chairman of the Management of Bank Julius Baer after serving the bank for 33 years. Prior to joining Bank Julius Baer, Mr. Looser received training in London and Paris at international investment banks. He was also the Head of Julius Baer’s Investment Research and later its Capital Market Group and managed three Julius Baer investment funds. He was also President of Bank Julius Baer (Guernsey) Ltd., President of Julius Baer Investment Advisory (Hong Kong) Ltd., and President of the Swiss Association of Financial Analysis, among several other functions in international banking and investment management.

Directors of Asia Frontier Capital (Vietnam) Limited

Andreas Vogelsanger, Director

Andreas Vogelsanger, Director
has over 25 years of wide-ranging experience with leading institutions in the finance industry. Prior to joining AFC Vietnam Fund Andreas was a Founding Partner and Chairman of a small corporate finance boutique in Bangkok and he worked for top-level investment banks, hedge funds and private banks in Zurich, Geneva, London, Hong Kong and Singapore.  He is passionate in finding the best value solutions for clients in tailoring an optimal investment proposition. Andreas was awarded an AMP diploma from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania and he also holds CEFA (Certified European Financial Analyst and Portfolio Manager) and FRM (Financial Risk Manager) diplomas.

 
Thomas Hugger, Director,

Thomas Hugger, Director
has spent 27 years in private banking where he specialized in managing portfolios of listed and unlisted equities. He has been investing in Asian and African Frontier Markets since 1993. He is the former Managing Partner, CFO & COO of Leopard Capital; and was previously a Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Management at LGT Bank in Hong Kong. He also held senior investment positions at Bank Julius Baer in Zurich and Hong Kong. Mr. Hugger was the founding shareholder of one of the largest brokerage companies in Bangladesh. He is also a Certified Financial Investment Analyst (CFIA) and Investment Adviser (Switzerland) and a Certified European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS) Financial Analyst.

Directors of Asia Frontier Investments Limited

Peter de Vries, Director

Peter de Vries, Director
has over 25 years experience in finance of which 20 was spent in Hong Kong. He is a former Director and Senior Relationship Manager at Leopard Capital. Prior to that he was an Executive Vice President at Upbest Financial Services where he was involved with fund raising and deal structuring for real estate investment and development projects in Macau. Previously he worked as Executive Vice President at ViewTrade Securities in Hong Kong as head of the business development for the Asia Pacific region. Mr. De Vries has also held the position of Assistant Vice President at Merrill Lynch Asia Pacific. He holds an MBA in finance from Calstate Hayward, and a Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering from Twente University in the Netherlands. Mr. De Vries is fluent in Dutch, English and German.

Thomas Hugger, Director,

Thomas Hugger, Director
has spent 27 years in private banking where he specialized in managing portfolios of listed and unlisted equities. He has been investing in Asian and African Frontier Markets since 1993. He is the former Managing Partner, CFO & COO of Leopard Capital; and was previously a Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Management at LGT Bank in Hong Kong. He also held senior investment positions at Bank Julius Baer in Zurich and Hong Kong. Mr. Hugger was the founding shareholder of one of the largest brokerage companies in Bangladesh. He is also a Certified Financial Investment Analyst (CFIA) and Investment Adviser (Switzerland) and a Certified European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS) Financial Analyst.

Directors of AFC Umbrella Fund & AFC Umbrella Fund (non-US)

Hon. Andrew Fraser, Director

Lord Fraser of Corriegarth, Director
Andrew Fraser is a graduate of St John's College, Oxford after which he held numerous posts in the financial sector both in the City of London and elsewhere. He has previously held positions as; CEO of Baring Securities in the UK, Chairman of Equity Partners Ltd., a Bangladesh investment bank, as well as Chairman of Bridge Securities, a quoted Korean company, amongst other posts. At present he is a global investor based in London.

 
Thomas Hugger, Director,

Thomas Hugger, Director
has spent 27 years in private banking where he specialized in managing portfolios of listed and unlisted equities. He has been investing in Asian and African Frontier Markets since 1993. He is the former Managing Partner, CFO & COO of Leopard Capital; and was previously a Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Management at LGT Bank in Hong Kong. He also held senior investment positions at Bank Julius Baer in Zurich and Hong Kong. Mr. Hugger was the founding shareholder of one of the largest brokerage companies in Bangladesh. He is also a Certified Financial Investment Analyst (CFIA) and Investment Adviser (Switzerland) and a Certified European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS) Financial Analyst.

 
Henry Looser, Director

Henry Looser, Director
retired as Director and Chief of Private Banking at Bank Julius Baer in Zurich and Deputy Chairman of the Management of Bank Julius Baer after serving the bank for 33 years. Prior to joining Bank Julius Baer, Mr. Looser received training in London and Paris at international investment banks. He was also the Head of Julius Baer’s Investment Research and later its Capital Market Group and managed three Julius Baer investment funds. He was also President of Bank Julius Baer (Guernsey) Ltd., President of Julius Baer Investment Advisory (Hong Kong) Ltd., and President of the Swiss Association of Financial Analysis, among several other functions in international banking and investment management.

 

Directors of Asia Frontier Capital (Iraq) Limited

Thomas Hugger, CEO and Fund Manager

Thomas Hugger, CEO and Fund Manager
has spent 27 years in private banking where he specialized in managing portfolios of listed and unlisted equities. He has been investing in Asian and African Frontier Markets since 1993. He is the former Managing Partner, CFO & COO of Leopard Capital; and was previously a Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Management at LGT Bank in Hong Kong. He also held senior investment positions at Bank Julius Baer in Zurich and Hong Kong. Mr. Hugger was the founding shareholder of one of the largest brokerage companies in Bangladesh. He is also a Certified Financial Investment Analyst (CFIA) and Investment Adviser (Switzerland) and a Certified European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS) Financial Analyst.

 
Ahmed Tabaqchali,CIO of Iraq Investments

Ahmed Tabaqchali, CIO of Iraq Investments
is an experienced Capital Markets professional with over 22 years experiences in US and MENA markets.  Currently a board member of the Credit Bank of Iraq. He is a former Executive Director of NBK Capital, the investment banking arm of the National Bank of Kuwait as head of Brokerage. Prior to these roles Ahmed was Managing Director and Head of International Institutional Sales at WR Hambrecht + Co. based in London, New York and San Francisco. This followed on from roles as a Managing Director at KeyBanc in London  and before that Director & Head of Capital Markets & Institutional Sales at Jefferies Int’l in London. He started his career at Dean Witter Int’l in London. Ahmed has an M. Sc. in Mathematics from Oxford University in the UK, a B.Sc. (Hons, 1st class) in Mathematics from Victoria University in New Zealand and a B.Sc. in Mathematics from Canterbury University in New Zealand. Ahmed is an Iraqi & a British national.