INVESTMENT TEAM

Douglas W. Clayton, 48, Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer
has 22 years of experience in emerging markets investments. As Director and Chief Investment Officer of Knight Asia Group, Mr. Clayton helped manage Knight Pacific Fund and Knight Thai Strategic Investments. He was Chief Executive of the Thailand office and then of the Latin America regional division of CLSA Securities, and of the Singapore and Malaysia offices of Indosuez WI Carr Securities. He also founded and managed Abacus Equity Partners (Thailand), a private equity advisory firm. Mr. Clayton holds a MM degree (Sasin), and BA (Cornell).

Scott A. Lewis, 40, Managing Partner, Investments
has 15 years’ experience in investment banking and private equity. He was a Director of Merrill Lynch’s Global Energy & Power investment banking group in London, and earlier was a member of the investment teams of First Reserve Corp., a private equity firm focused on the global energy sector and Sterling Group, a private equity firm investing in the US petrochemical, agribusiness and basic manufacturing industries. Mr. Lewis has a BBA in accounting with High Honors and a MPA from the University of Texas at Austin.

Kenneth M. Stevens, 48, Managing Partner, Investments
has 17 years of unlisted and listed equities investment and business management experience.  After serving as Head of Research and Investment Banking Executive at CLSA Securities in Thailand, he spent ten years developing his own group of business ventures in Thailand and Vietnam.  His operational experience includes project design, construction and management; product distribution; aquaculture production; and service businesses. Mr. Stevens holds a MIM (Thunderbird) and a BA (Cornell), and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Sophal Chan, 36, Investment Manager
Investment Manager for agricultural investments, has ten years of socio-economic and agriculture development experience as a Senior Research Manager for the Cambodian Development Research Institute (CDRI).  Sophal is currently President of the Cambodian Economics Association.  In addition to CDRI, he has held positions with the World Food Programme, World Bank and Prek Leap Agriculture College.  Sophal completed a MSc in Agricultural Economics from the University of London, Imperial College, in 2000.

Matthew Magenheim, 28, Investment Manager
Business Development Manager, has four years of investment banking and international business development experience as an investment banking analyst with Morgan Stanley in New York and manager at Projects International in Mongolia, where he launched a meat exporting business. Prior to joining Leopard Capital he held several positions for the William J. Clinton Foundation including Cambodia Country Coordinator of the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative. Mr. Magenheim received his A.B. summa cum laude from Bowdoin College and is a recipient of the Royal Government of Cambodia’s Sahametrei Medal.

Tony Socheat Sunly, 25, Investment Consultant
Associate, served as a private equity analyst at Spinnaker Capital LLC, a Boston-based investment firm, where he helped evaluate, analyze, and monitor the firm’s investments in private companies and funds.  He earlier held internship positions at Goldman Sachs and PricewaterhouseCoopers.  Mr. Sunly holds a BS in Management with a double concentration in Finance and Accounting from Boston College, and is fluent in Khmer.

Polleak-Guillaume Ok Serei, 28, Research Consultant
Associate, has over three years of experience working in Cambodia in the development sector within the UN system, mainly with a project of the International Labour Organization. He was also a lecturer in international relations at the Pannasastra University of Cambodia. Mr Ok Serei holds a law degree from the University de Paris X and an MA in international economics and international relations from SAIS Johns Hopkins University and is fluent in French.

Vichet Tep, 29, Research Consultant
Associate, was founder and Managing Director of Cambodia Japan Support, an independent business consultancy supporting Japanese investment and market research in Cambodia.  He earlier spent 9 years in Japan where he worked as a Public Relations officer in the Royal Cambodia Government’s Consulate in Nagoya, after earning a Master of Law from Nagoya University and a Bachelor of Law from Osaka University. Mr. Tep is fluent in Japanese, Khmer, and English.

 SUPPORT STAFF

Thomas E. Hugger, 46, Managing Partner, Chief Financial and Operations Officer
spent 26 years in private banking, where he specialized in managing portfolios of listed and unlisted equity investments.  His most recent position was Executive Director and Head of Investments at LGT Investment Management (Asia), Hong Kong.   Earlier he held investment positions at LGT Bank (Zurich) and Bank Julius Baer in Zurich and Hong Kong.   Mr. Hugger is a CFIA – (Federal) Certified Financial Analyst and Investment Adviser – Switzerland, and a Certified EFFAS (European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies) Financial Analyst.

Stephen G. Simmons, 51, Managing Partner, Chief Marketing Officer
spent 11 years with CLSA Securities in Hong Kong, Bangkok, and London, holding managerial positions such as Head of Thailand Sales, Head of the Thailand, Indonesia, and Philippines offices, Head of Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa Sales in London, and Head of South East Asia Sales in London.  Mr. Simmons subsequently founded and managed Invicta Property Partnership LLP, which invested in more than 25 properties in England.  Mr. Simmons graduated from Sandhurst and served for 17 years in the British Army, reaching the rank of Major.

Thou Sen Chann, 29, Operations Manager
was most recently the Financial Controller for both the Royal Angkor Resorts in Phnom Penh and Siem Riep, and prior to that the Sunway City and Allson Angkor Paradise Hotels . He has also been a Caltex Station manager, and before that was Account Officer with Medtecs Cambodia Co. Ltd. He has taught English at the Toul Trea Secondary School, and obtained degrees in accounting and management from what is now called Phnom Penh’s Royal University of Law and Economics.

Sreymom Hum, 28, Executive Assistant
has worked in Cambodia’s hospitality industry, and most recently in public relations and administration. She is presently earning a Bachelor’s degree in Finance Accounting from Phnom Penh’s Vanda Institute of Accounting.



Sopheak Norng Chan, 23, Receptionist
most recently worked for WELS Academy Cambodia and prior to that, the PSE ("Pour un Sourire d’Enfant) vocational training center where she also attended high school. She has completed internships with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and VFC (Vision Fund Cambodia.)