Henry Soediarko is a Director at Milltrust International’s Singapore office and co-Portfolio Manager of The Climate Impact Asia Fund. The fund was awarded the Environmental Finance Impact Awards for Impact Initiative of the Year 2020 and was a nominated finalist for the Pension & Investments Brightest Idea Award 2020.
Mr Soediarko has worked in the Asian equity long short hedge fund industry for more than a decade, with experience as a portfolio manager, trading, and risk management.
Most recently, Mr Soediarko was a top quartile Asian equity analyst at Smartkarma a Singapore-based fintech company and independent investment research network for professional investors including sovereign wealth funds, long-only asset managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, and venture capital firms, with top 10 investors’ assets under management accounting for more than US$13 trillion. At Smartkarma, Mr Soediarko integrated ESG analysis to his investment research in line with his passion for responsible investing and his desire to tackle climate change by supporting local companies that can contribute positively to the reduction of Asia Pacific’s CO2e footprint.
Mr Soediarko was previously responsible for discretionary trading for long short Asian equity strategies and an active member of the risk management committees at some of the region’s most prominent hedge fund firms including Creo Capital, Hachiman Capital, Amoeba Capital and V Wealth Capital.
In 2011, Mr Soediarko actively participated in a one-month giving back project (pro-bono work) for the Atlantic Whale Foundation in Tenerife where he initiated the idea to liaise with Erasmus+ to set up a continuous ‘Awareness of Whale and Dolphin Conservation Issues’ program for students during their summer holidays, which since then, has become a permanent program for the foundation.
Mr Soediarko has an MBA from Vlerick Business School in Belgium and an MSc in Investment from City University Business School in England. He is a Singapore national and speaks Bahasa Indonesia, English, and is conversational in Dutch and Chinese.