Founder & CIO
Jason is the portfolio manager for the Arkkan Opportunities Fund Ltd. and founder of Arkkan Capital.
Jason founded Arkkan following his retirement from Goldman Sachs in 2013. Jason was a member of the Goldman Sachs Special Situations Group between 1999 and 2013. His responsibilities grew from credit analysis to senior roles within the Asian Special Situations Group, and ultimately to leadership of the global business between 2011 and 2013.
Between 1994 and 1999 Jason worked at Bear Stearns in Hong Kong, where he was responsible for credit research and distressed debt investing across Asia ex Japan.
Jason has more than 25 years’ experience investing in Asia Pacific credit markets and a deep network of long-standing industry relationships.
Jason holds an MPA from the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, and a BA (First Class), History
(Modern) and Economics from Oxford University.
Chief Operating Officer
Prior to joining Arkkan in 2018, Katherine led Goldman Sachs’ Asia Pacific prime services consulting team assisting Asian and global hedge funds to build and grow their businesses in the region. This included consulting on hedge fund establishment, fund structuring, business expansion and market access.
Between 2006 and 2010 Katherine was regional legal counsel Asia Pacific for Janus Capital Group. From 2003 to 2005, Katherine was legal counsel at Sidley Austin, Hong Kong where she helped establish their hedge fund practice. Katherine began her career in law in 1998, at Mallesons Stephens Jaques, Melbourne.
Katherine has been Chair of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) Hong Kong since 2016, serves as a member of its Executive Committee and co-headed the Regulatory Committee from 2012-2018. Katherine also serves as a member of the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong’s Product Advisory Committee, by invitation.
Katherine holds a BSc/LLB (Hons) (Chemistry, Mathematics and Law), from the University of Melbourne and is admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia.