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Genevieve Heng
Co-Founder at Anthem Asia Limited

Profile

Genevieve Heng has focused on emerging Asian markets during a career that has spanned private equity, corporate finance and technology.

Ms. Heng is co-founder of Anthem Asia, an independent, women-led investment group focused on investing in small- and medium-sized enterprises in Myanmar. She sits on the investment committee of the group’s Anthem Asia Myanmar SME Venture Fund. The fund is backed by the IFC and international development agencies. Its impact goals include promoting Myanmar’s growing SME sector, creating jobs, encouraging diversity and women-led businesses, improving transparency, and raising ESG standards.

Previously, Ms. Heng was a senior member of CLSA Capital Partner’s pan-Asian private equity firm for 13 years. She was head of Southeast Asia and India for CLSA Capital Partner’s growth and expansion PE programme and an investment committee member.

Ms. Heng holds an MBA from London Business School.  She is a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and Chartered Financial Analyst.

Agenda Sessions

  • Now to the money: how do you have real impact whilst getting real returns?

    14:20
  • Investing in the frontiers: The challenges and opportunities of investing in Bangladesh and Myanmar

    15:05