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Leopard Capital Cambodia

Investment Team

Douglas Clayton

Douglas Clayton

Managing Partner

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oversees Leopard Capital’s investment activities and business expansion in pre-emerging economies. With 26 years of experience in frontier markets, Douglas is a commentator of the asset class at investment conferences, on financial television programs, and in print media publications. Prior to founding Leopard Capital in 2007 Douglas held senior executive positions at multi-national equities firms such as CLSA and Indosuez WI Carr, gaining frontline experience building and managing teams across Asia and Latin America. In 1999 Douglas founded Abacus Equity Partners which sourced and arranged two 10x private equity investments in two years. He is a Trustee of the Center for Khmer Studies and formerly served as Technical Advisor to the Director-General of Cambodia’s Securities & Exchange Commission. Douglas holds an MM from Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University and a BA in History from Cornell University.

Kenneth Stevens

Kenneth Stevens

Managing Partner

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joined Leopard Capital in 2007 and has over 23 years of operational and investment experience in Southeast Asia. After serving as head of research and an investment banker at CLSA Securities in Thailand, he spent ten years managing proprietary private equity investments in Thailand and Vietnam serving as CFO, managing director and serving on their Board. Mr. Stevens’ specific operational experience includes financial management; property construction and management; project design; and service businesses such as hospitality, leisure and recreation. He holds a Masters Degree in International Management from Thunderbird and a BA from Cornell University, and is a CFA charter holder.

Lawrence Mackhoul

Lawrence Mackhoul

Associate Partner

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has over 12 years of investment experience in emerging and developed markets. He joined Leopard Capital in 2009 as part of the Leopard Cambodia investment team. Lawrence later transitioned to the Leopard Capital Global team in order to spearhead the groups expansion into Latin America and the Caribbean. In 2012 Lawrence led the successful launch of the first private equity fund for Haiti, the Leopard Haiti Fund. Before joining Leopard Capital he managed a real estate investment portfolio which achieved a 26% IRR over a 6 year period. He commenced his professional career at the CNN headquarters in Atlanta and later gained experience in the hotel industry while working with Marriott International. He holds an MIM from Sorbonne Université an MBA from Georgia State University and certificate from COPPEAD (University of Rio De Janeiro).

Michael Pritchett

Michael Pritchett

Chief Operations Officer

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has worked in the manufacturing, biofuels, and real estate sectors in Southeast Asia, Netherlands, and USA. Prior to joining Leopard Capital, Michael was developing entrepreneurial business opportunities in rural Thailand and Laos. He holds Bachelor degrees in Electrical Engineering and Economics from the University of Virginia. Michael is fluent in English and Spanish, and has a working knowledge of Thai and Lao.

Even Roe

Evan Roe

Investment Analyst

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was previously a research analyst at AMGlobal, a Corporate Social Responsibility consulting firm based in Washington, DC, where he worked on projects involving partnerships with and between the private sector, large donors, and smaller NGOs in Africa and South Asia. Evan holds a BA in International Relations from Pomona College, and is fluent in English, Chinese, French, and Thai.

Operations Team

Michael Pritchett

Michael Pritchett

Chief Operations Officer

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has worked in the manufacturing, biofuels, and real estate sectors in Southeast Asia, Netherlands, and USA. Prior to joining Leopard Capital, Michael was developing entrepreneurial business opportunities in rural Thailand and Laos. He holds Bachelor degrees in Electrical Engineering and Economics from the University of Virginia. Michael is fluent in English and Spanish, and has a working knowledge of Thai and Lao.

Thou Sen Chann

Thou Sen Chann

Financial Controller

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was previously Financial Controller for Royal Angkor Resorts, Sunway City, and Allson Angkor Paradise Hotels in Phnom Penh, and Siem Riep. He earlier served as a Caltex Station manager, and Account Officer with Medtecs Cambodia. Thou holds Bachelor degrees in accounting and management from Royal University of Law and Economics.

Wathana Cheng

Wathana Cheng

IT Specialist

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was previously employed as the head IT Officer at BBC World Service Trust in Cambodia, after serving as an IT Consultant at B.N.G law firm and IT Assistant Manager with Medtecs Cambodia Co., Ltd. He holds a Bachelors degree in Management Information System from National Institute of Management and is currently pursuing his Masters of Science in Information Technology at Norton University.

Try Lyda

Try Lyda

Finance Assistant

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was Assistant Cost Controller at NagaWorld Casino for four years. He is trained to analyze and trade global currencies during his time with Financial Global. He holds a bachelor degree in informatics Economics from the Royal University of Law and Economics and is now pursuing his MBF at the Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE).

Advisors

Benny Widyono

Dr. Benny Widyono

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served as a United Nations diplomat in Cambodia, Thailand, Chile, and New York. He was a peacekeeper in Cambodia with UNTAC from 1992 to 1993, then returned to Cambodia as the UN Secretary-General’s Representative in Cambodia from 1994-1997. His recently published book, Dancing in Shadows: Sihanouk, the Khmer Rouge, and the United Nations in Cambodia, was written while Dr. Widyono was a visiting scholar at Cornell University, 2004-07. Dr. Widyono holds a PhD in Economics and is currently professor of economics at the University of Connecticut.

Board of Directors: Leopard Cambodia Partners GP, LLC

Marc Faber

Dr. Marc Faber

Chairman

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is Executive Director of Marc Faber Limited, an investment advisor and fund manager for private clients. He is the author of the widely read newsletter Gloom, Boom and Doom Report, which highlights unusual investment opportunities around the world, and the book Tomorrow’s Gold – Asia’s Age of Discovery, a Best-Seller in 2002. Well-known for his contrarian investment approach, Dr. Faber is a popular speaker at investment conferences and in media panels, and serves as a director of a number of international investment funds.

Jim Walker

Dr. Jim Walker

Non-Executive Director

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is Founder and Managing Director of Asianomics Limited, an economic research and consultancy firm servicing the fund management industry. From 1991 to 2007, he was Chief Economist and Director of CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets. He was voted best regional surveys of the Asiamoney Stockbrokers Poll for 11 consecutive years (1994-2004) and recieved frequent #1 rankings in Greenwich survey of fund managers in Asia, Europe and USA. He holds a BA (Honors) and PhD in economics from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

Rolf Jud

Rolf Jud

Independent Director

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has 23 years experience in private banking and portfolio management at several international institutions in Switzerland. Since 2002 he has been Managing Director of Jud & Partner Vermögensverwaltung AG (JPV) which offers investment advisory and asset management services to institutional clients and high net worth individuals. In addition, JPV develops financial structured products and theme investment certificates for institutional investors and professional asset managers, with a specialization in Emerging Markets and Commodities.

Douglas Clayton

Douglas Clayton

Executive Director

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has over 26 years experience in emerging markets investments. In 1999 he founded Abacus Equity Partners which arranged and participated in several of Thailand’s most successful private equity investments. As Chief Investment Officer of Knight Asia Group, he helped manage Knight Pacific Fund. He also served as a senior executive at prominent securities firms such as CLSA. Douglas holds an MM from Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University and a BA (History) from Cornell University.

Board of Directors: Leopard Cambodia Investments (BVI) Ltd.

Scott Lewis

Scott Lewis

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is Head of Corporate Finance for Oryx Petroleum, an oil exploration and production company focused on Africa and the Middle East. He served as Chief Investment Officer of Leopard Cambodia Fund from 2008 until mid-2012. Earlier he was a Director of Merrill Lynch’s Global Energy & Power investment banking group, and a member of the investment teams of two US-based private equity groups, First Reserve Corp. and Sterling Group. Scott received an MPA and a BBA (Accounting) with High Honors from the University of Texas at Austin.

Markus Winkler

Markus Winkler

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was educated at the University of Zurich and the Business School of St. Gallen, from which he graduated. He is President of the Board of VGZ Vermoegensverwaltungs-Gesellschaft Zurich, an independent asset management company he founded in 1973. Prior to that he was trained at Bank Leu and UBS. He is a founding-member and former Vice President of the Swiss Association of Asset Managers and has been a member of its Ethics Committee for 20 years. He also was a founder and for more than 10 years a Board member of the Swiss Investors’ Association. He serves on the Advisory and Supervisory Boards of a number of Dublin, Frankfurt, and London listed funds investing in Asian and Eastern European emerging markets.

Douglas Clayton

Douglas Clayton

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has over 26 years experience in emerging markets investments. In 1999 he founded Abacus Equity Partners which arranged and participated in several of Thailand’s most successful private equity investments. As Chief Investment Officer of Knight Asia Group, he helped manage Knight Pacific Fund. He also served as a senior executive at prominent securities firms such as CLSA. Douglas holds an MM from Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University and a BA (History) from Cornell University.