Chief Executive Officer, Asia
Bo Kratz is based in the Hong Kong office and directs all current operations in Asia for Conning. He is responsible for developing the overall strategic plan to leverage Conning and Cathay Financial Holdings’ asset management resources in the Asia Pacific region.
Bo has more than 30 years of experience in asset management, the past 18 years in leadership roles based in Hong Kong and Singapore.
Mr. Kratz has worked extensively throughout Asia, managing operations in Hong Kong & Greater China, South Korea, Australia, Singapore and Japan. Before joining Conning, Bo served as Head of APAC for Northern Trust Asset Management, where he oversaw both equity and fixed income strategies for large institutional clients in Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Northern Trust, Bo held leadership and regional roles with Permal Group and ABN AMRO Asset Management. A Swedish national, Bo started his financial career in Sweden having worked in equity research and portfolio management, and serving as CIO at Alfred Berg Asset Management.
He holds a degree in Finance from the University of Gothenburg and an MBA from Warwick Business School in England.