District 1

HCMC, Vietnam

District 1

HCMC, Vietnam

Board

Board

Mario Timpanaro

Director, Secretary

Mario joined AQUIS Capital in July 2020, where he is responsible for the Emerging Markets. Before he worked for Vogt Asset Management AG and CBR Investment AG, where he played a key role in the launch of the Lumen Vietnam Fund, which he continues to manage with great success as the responsible portfolio manager. Under his leadership, the Lumen Vietnam Fund was the first Vietnam focused equity long-only fund worldwide to receive the UCITS label (2013). Since then, the fund has been the first to invest according to ESG criteria. Mario also worked at Würth Finance in 2006, where he worked as a portfolio manager in the treasury and risk division. He started his career 1987 as market maker for Japanese convertible bonds and warrants for Bank Julius Bär in Zurich. 1992 he was appointed by the Board of Directors of Bank Julius Baer to set up the derivatives department. After the commercial education at KV Zurich Business School, he attended INSEAD in Fontainebleau (Paris) to expand his knowledge in derivatives. He is an educated and passionate chartist, it recognizes the important trends in the international financial markets at a very early stage.

Son Nguyen, CAIA

Chairman

Prior to founding AQUIS Capital, Son Nguyen co-founded Ayaltis AG in 2008, a fund of hedge funds manager based in Zurich/Switzerland. He acted as their CEO since its foundation until September 2019. During his tenure as CEO, Ayaltis fulfilled all Swiss FINMA and European AIFM regulatory requirements, company AUM reached almost 1bn USD and achieved many Industry Awards. Son was also Investment Committee Member and has an extensive network of hedge funds and investors. Son started his financial career in 1999 working in the Portfolio Management for the Swiss Government Pensions Fund Publica assisting in Fund Analysis and Selection. In 2001, Son joined UBS Wealth Management in Geneva where he held various positions in Portfolio Management, Investment Strategy and Investment Advisory for UHNWI. After completion of UBS Private Banking Diploma in 2003, Son left UBS to join funds of hedge funds company Harcourt Geneva to develop their client base in Switzerland and Western Europe.
MBA, Finance, University of Fribourg
CAIA charter holder.

Kim Kwang Yul (KY)

Director

Kim Kwang Yul (KY) has almost 30 years of experience in the financial service and structured asset management industries. Before joining AQUIS Capital Korea in March 2021, KY was representative of Ayaltis Hong Kong, representative of HMC Investment Securities in Hong Kong, SVP of Standard Chartered Bank Seoul and Managing Director of BNP Paribas and RBS (formerly ABN Amro). He started his career in 1994 at the Chase Manhattan Bank (now JP Morgan), where he was responsible for investment banking and financial analysis activities both in Hong Kong and Seoul. KY was a member of the Korean Financial Investment Committee of Hong Kong and a member of the CFO Group in Seoul.

KY studied for a BA at the Korea University, Seoul, Korea.

The Board of VNHAM plays a very active role in the management of the company. Members bring to our organization a wealth of professional experience in Vietnam, Asia, and the global financial community. The directors remain in close and regular contact with dedicated and advanced communication system, and physical meetings.

 

 

The Board of VNHAM is made up of:

Mario Timpanaro

Director, Secretary

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Kim Kwang Yul (KY)

Director

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Son Nguyen, CAIA

Chairman

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