Head of Commercial, South East Asia
Otto joined Vistra in February 2017 and is based in Singapore. He is part of the global commercial leadership team and leads all commercial activities in the Southeast Asia region across all sectors – Private Equity, Real Estate, Corporate, Private Wealth and Capital Markets.
Otto has over 15 years’ experience initially working for investment and fund management companies in London and later in senior commercial roles for corporate and funds businesses operating globally.
In 2008, he joined a U.K.-based fund administrator where he was responsible for developing and promoting their Private Equity and Real Estate fund administration business in Europe and the Middle East, and latterly in Asia and Africa.
He then joined Citco in 2013 as Managing Director of their South African operations where he set up, managed and grew their presence in Africa. He relocated to Singapore in 2015 to develop and expand Citco's Private Equity, Real Estate, Corporate and Trust offering in the Asia Pacific region.
Otto has been instrumental in growing the Vistra's Private Equity and Real Estate fund business in Singapore from a small operation of 20 staff to over 100 in less than 3 years, building a reputation as one of the leading fund servicing businesses in the region with assets under administration of over US$70bn.
Otto holds a BSc degree in Economics and Finance at the University of York. He is a member of CFA Society of the U.K. (formerly U.K. Society of Investment Professionals).
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