Investment Advisory Board
Aditya Rana has been an Investment Advisor to Chartwell Capital since 2010. He worked for 24 years in investment banking, primarily with Morgan Stanley in London, New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong, and spent over two decades in Asia. His experience was in the derivatives area including interest rates, currency and credit derivatives. He ran Morgan Stanley’s client solutions driven derivatives group for Asia-Pacific out of Hong Kong. Aditya’s clients have included central banks, government agencies, major commercial banks, insurance companies, asset managers and large corporates in the Asia-Pacific region.
Aditya was educated at St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University and Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes scholar.
Keigo Kuroda has been a director of the Chartwell Value Fund since 2017, and an Investment Advisor to Chartwell Capital since 2013. He is currently the President and CEO of Crosspath Advisors, a Japanese investment advisory firm established since 2005. Prior to that, Keigo was Director at The Blackstone Group, where he was involved in the expansion of the company’s real estate division in Asia from 2007 to 2013. Before joining Blackstone, he worked at the Lone Star Fund as a Vice President from 2002 to 2007, leading various transactions including acquisitions of distressed companies, NPLs, and real estate. In 2000 to 2002, Keigo also worked at UBS’s M&A team in the Investment Banking Division.
Keigo received a Bachelor of Economics degree from Konan University. He also studied Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as an exchange student. In 2000, he received an MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.
James Ogilvy-Stuart joined Chartwell Capital in 2016 as Business Advisor. His primary focus is in strategic relationship management and business development in the Asia Pacific Region. James has extensive experience in the financial services and digital media sectors, spanning a period of more than 25 years. He began his career with Bloomberg LP in Europe in 1989 and was appointed Hong Kong General Manager and Regional Managing Director in 1998, where he was responsible for managing and developing Bloomberg’s business in Greater China, Korea, Thailand, and the Philippines.
In 2006, James was appointed as Senior Managing Director/Head of Asia Pacific for The NASDAQ Stock Market Inc., where he developed and managed the company’s new listings business within Asia. He later represented Alexander Proudfoot, a management consulting company, where he led the company’s Asia financial services practice. He currently serves on the boards of a number of Hong Kong based companies as Independent Non-Executive Director. James holds a joint MA (Honours) degree in German with Business Studies from the University of Edinburgh and is a member of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute.
Sompong Suwanjitkul joined Chartwell Capital in 2014 as Business Advisor. Based in Bangkok, Thailand, Sompong broadens Chartwell’s economic and business perspectives in the Southeast Asia region.
Prior to joining Chartwell, Sompong was one of the personal advisors to the President of ASTV, a major media company in Thailand. With over 30 years of experience in business management, journalism, and publishing, he has worked at various organizations including the Manager Publishing House, World Bank, Australian Embassy, Burson-Marsteller, and the Manager Media Group.
A frequent contributor to the Corporate magazine, the MBA magazine, and The Vote magazine in Thailand, Sompong has also translated over 35 business and economics books from English to Thai. In 1992, he won Manager Magazine’s Writer of the Year award. In 2001, he received a commendation award from the Australian Embassy. Sompong graduated from Central Washington University with a degree in Economics.
Joe P.L. Wan
Joe Wan has been a Business Advisor to Chartwell Capital since 2014. A Certified Public Accountant since 2004, Joe brings financial reporting and investment insights to the Chartwell team. Formerly at PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance Limited, Joe represented listed corporate clients in making acquisitions and private clients in fund-raising, private equity, and identifying acquisition opportunities. He currently serves as director of finance at Sun Hung Kai Financial.
Fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English, Joe holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from the University of British Columbia.
Cypri Yu has been a Technology Advisor to Chartwell Capital since 2016. He has over 15 years of experience in information security, digital forensic investigation, and risk consulting. He founded Binary Solutions Limited in 2010, a consulting firm focused on digital security and investigation, computer forensics, systems analysis, vulnerability assessment, and risk management. Prior to founding Binary Solutions, he worked at a Big Four accounting firm and a Silicon Valley-based information security company.
With his information security background and experience in computer forensics, Cypri strengthens Chartwell’s critical infrastructure against cyber-threats, and helps to secure our research database and proprietary platform. Cypri has a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, and a Master of Engineering in Electronic Engineering from the City University of Hong Kong.