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DAVID FERGUSSON

DF@WH-IM.COM

David is the CIO of Woodside Holdings Investment Management, and one of the PM for the Asian Wealth Fund. David has been on the investment committee of the Dunfallandy Settlement, the precursor to The Asian Wealth Fund, since its inception in 2007. He is a Director of and principal shareholder in Woodside Holdings Investment Management, Nimoi Holdings, and Global Precious Metals Pte Ltd.

Prior to his current activities, David started Citigroup Indonesia's institutional securities business, joining as Head of Indonesia Research. In the first full year at Citi, David and the team were ranked 1st for Asian Investors in the Institutional Investor (4th overall). David was a Director of PT Citigroup Securities Indonesia and the responsible officer under Bapepam regulations (Indonesian securities regulator) for Broker-Dealer and Underwriting activities.

David joined Citi from UBS where he was a senior pan-Asian equity salesperson. Prior to this, David was as an equity analyst with GK Goh Indonesia (1996-1999) before moving to CLSA in 1999, initially as Regional Telecoms Analyst and later as Head of Telecoms Investment Banking (a team which he started). As a banker, David completed transactions in a variety of disciplines (M&A, Restructuring, ECM) and won a number of awards (including Asiamoney's Most Innovative Deal of 2002). David started his career with NM Rothschild in 1994 in Chile.

David holds an MA from the University of Edinburgh and an MBA from the London Business School.

ALEXANDER FERGUSSON

AF@WH-IM.COM

Alexander has been on the investment committee of the Dunfallandy Settlement, the precursor to The Asian Wealth Fund, since its inception in 2007. He is a Director of and principal shareholder in both Woodside Holdings Investment Management and Nimoi Holdings.

Prior to his current role, Alexander joined GE’s Corporate Finance business in London July 2005 in Risk Management. He set up the capital allocation process for four European lending businesses for GE totaling approximately $15bn of assets. He executed lead arranged roles on transactions up to and over US$1bn across Senior, Second Lien Mezzanine and PIK debt tranches.

Alexander previously was in charge of Korean and Taiwanese Telecoms equity research at Daiwa Institute of Research (HK). He joined Daiwa from PwC Corporate Finance (HK).

Alexander holds a BA in Modern Chinese Studies from Leeds University and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management.

IAN ROBERTS - NON EXEC DIRECTOR (TAWF)

IR@WH-IM.COM

Ian joined the board of The Asian Wealth Fund in 2011. Ian is a founder shareholder in and Director of Blackpeak, an Asian boutique advisory firm.

Prior to this, Ian completed six years with Artradis Fund Management, a Singapore based hedge fund, as a portfolio manager (the firm closed in early 2011). He managed a long-only internal fund which included listed and private equity, debt and commodities since inception in 2008. Prior to that Ian was Chief Investment Officer for Prudential Vietnam. He helped establish the investment operation, leading acquisitions in listed equity, government debt and property. At WI Carr between 1997 to 2001 Ian held three positions: Head of Sales in the Philippines, Senior Economist for North Asia and Head of Research in Taiwan.

Ian's career started with eleven years at Sun Life of Canada, first in London (1986) as portfolio manager for fixed interest. He moved to the Philippines in 1992 to manage the $500mn life fund, solely invested in the country across bonds, equities and private placement loan notes. Ian has working experience approaching twenty five years, of which all but six have been in Asia and the majority in portfolio management.

Ian holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Wales (Swansea).