Dr. Lee George Lam

Chairman, Saigon Asset Management (SAM)

  • Chairman of Saigon Asset Management (SAM), a fund management company with a track record of outperformance
  • Chairman, Cyberport, Hong Kong
  • Chairman of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) Sustainable Business Network (ESBN) and its Task Force on Banking and Finance
  • Held senior management roles at Macquarie Capital, A.T. Kearney, Singapore Technologies (Temasek Holdings), BOC International Holdings, CP Group, and Hong Kong Telecom
  • BSc in Sciences and Mathematics, an MSc in Systems Science and an MBA from the University of Ottawa in Canada; an LLB (Hons) in Law from Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK, an LLM in Law from the University of Wolverhampton in the UK; an MPA and a Ph.D. from the University of Hong Kong
  • Canadian citizen

Louis Nguyen

CEO and Founder, Saigon Asset Management (SAM)

  • CEO and Founder of Saigon Asset Management (SAM), a fund management company with a track record of outperformance
  • SAM is the manager of Vietnam Equity Holding (VEH), a top Vietnam-focused investment fund that outperformed peers and related indices
  • Former Managing Director at VinaCapital, led DFJ VinaCapital venture capital fund
  • Founding General Partner at IDG Ventures Vietnam, the first venture capital fund in Vietnam
  • Former Principal at Intelligent Capital, a technology M&A firm in San Francisco, California
  • Former Principal at Osprey Ventures, a technology VC fund in Menlo Park, California
  • Held management roles at Apple and KPMG in California
  • Chairman of AmCham Vietnam’s Capital Markets and Financial Services Committee
  • BS in Accounting at San Jose State University, San Jose, California
  • U.S. Citizen

Kevin Flaherty

Managing Director, Saigon Asset Management (SAM)

  • Over 25 years of private equity and special situations investment in Vietnam
  • Director of Indochina Energy Partners Pte. Ltd. (IEP), a Vietnam-focused renewable power development company, operating in a joint venture with Norsk Solar AS, Norfund and Finnfund
  • Director of Norsk Solar Vietnam Ltd. (UK), an SPV between IEP, Norsk Solar AS, Norfund, and Finnfund established to invest in Vietnam’s solar power assets with project debt financing sourced from ResponsAbility
  • Managing Director of Savitar Exploration Limited, Myanmar
  • Co-founder of Tiberon Minerals, a Vietnam mining exploration company, exited on a $270 million takeover
  • Co-founder of Keeper Resources, a Vietnam oil & gas company, exited on a $60 million takeover
  • BA in Economics and an MBA in Finance, from the University of Calgary
  • Canadian citizen