Based in the Hong Kong office, Bo Kratz is responsible for Northern Trust Asset Management activities across Asia-Pacific, excluding Japan. The Northern Trust Asset Management team in the region includes global equity index portfolio management and global equity dealing from Hong Kong, as well as investment strategy, relationship management and sales teams based in Hong Kong, Beijing and Singapore.
Bo has more than 20 years of experience in asset management, the past 11 years in leadership roles based in Hong Kong and Singapore.
Before joining Northern Trust, Bo most recently managed Permal's Asia business, with responsibility for the group's offices in Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo. Prior to that, he held a number of senior and regional roles with ABN AMRO Asset Management in Asia, and led the firm's sales, product and marketing efforts. A native of Sweden, Bo has also worked as a financial analyst, head of research, portfolio manager and chief investment officer, at Alfred Berg Asset Management and H. Lunden Fondkommission based in Stockholm, Sweden.
He holds a B.A. from Gothenburg School of Economics in Sweden and a MBA from Warwick Business School in England.
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