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Alexander Kalis



Alexander Kalis is the Managing Partner of Milltrust International LLP in the United Kingdom, which he co-founded in December 2010.

He is Head of Investments and Senior Portfolio Manager for a number of Milltrust’s Science, Technology & Innovation Funds and Real Assets/Agriculture Investments. Mr. Kalis is also serves as co-Portfolio Manager for Milltrust’s multi-specialist Global Emerging Markets Fund

As a passionate and vocal critic against climate change, Mr Kalis established Milltrust’s Sustainable Impact Investments and The Climate Impact Asia Fund in partnership with WWF-Hong Kong. He serves as investment advisor to Fund and chairs the Investment Advisory Committee.

Prior to this, Mr. Kalis was Portfolio Manager of the Optimal Asian Opportunities Fund with peak assets of $300 million and co-PM of the Optimal Global Opportunities Fund at Banco Santander’s Alternative Investment Group in London which he joined in 2007. Mr. Kalis started his career at LCF Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management in London in 2001 and oversaw Asian and Emerging Markets hedge fund manager research for the award-winning Asian Capital Holdings Fund with peak assets of $1.3 billion.

He is a frequent commentator at industry conferences and in the financial media. He speaks fluent English and French and holds a Master’s degree in economics and management from the University Catholique de Louvain in Belgium.

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