Karine Hirn, East Capital

Karine Hirn Karine Hirn is a partner and co-founder of East Capital, an independent asset manager specialising in emerging and frontier markets. The company manages public and private equity funds, real estate funds and separate accounts, for a broad international client base, including leading institutions. Established in Sweden in 1997, East Capital has expanded its reach from being a pioneer investor in Eastern Europe, and one of the largest investors in this region, to offering global emerging and frontier market strategies. The firm also offers innovative products in the field of sustainable investing, such as East Capital China Environmental (a unique strategy benefiting from and supporting China’s war on pollution) and East Capital Global Emerging Markets Sustainable. Born in France and currently based in Hong Kong, Karine is CEO of East Capital Asia Ltd, Chairperson of East Capital Asset Management SA, East Capital (Lux) General Partners and East Capital (Lux) SICAV in Luxembourg. Previously, Karine was China Chief Representative in Shanghai and CEO of East Capital AB in Sweden. Prior to East Capital, she worked in the banking industry and as a financial consultant in Nizhny-Novgorod and Moscow. Karine is a French trade counselor, Vice Chair of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Board of the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. https://twitter.com/Karinoshka
09:40 – 10:15

Panel discussion - China's future growth sectors: Which areas are of particular interest and potential?