Hakansson Peter Elam

Peter Elam Hakansson
Partner, Chairman of the Board of Directors, East Capital Asset Management

Mr. Hakansson is one of the founders of East Capital, acting today as Chairman and Head of the Investment team. He was the one to think through, set up and implement East Capital’s investment philosophy and strategies, which he still oversees today. Mr. Hakansson has been awarded the Golden Star for best Fund Manager five times by Morningstar and Dagens Industri. He is a member of the Board of the Swedish-Russian Chamber of Commerce, as well as member of the Investment Committee of ICICI Bank, the second-largest bank in India. He is also member of Bonnier Business Press’ Advisory Board with focus on Central and Eastern Europe. Prior to East Capital, Peter held a series of senior positions at Enskilda Securities in London, Paris and Stockholm. He is a graduate from the Stockholm School of Economics and also studied at EDHEC, France.