Managing Director, Capital Markets Asia , Singapore
Kannan joined OMERS Asia in October 2019 as Managing Director, Capital Markets. Kannan focuses on delivering absolute return performance through public markets investments across asset classes in the Asia Pacific region. He plays a key role in building the AsiaPac Capital Markets team and capability, including by creating a centre of investment excellence in the Singapore office that will work in collaboration with the global Capital Markets, Infrastructure, Private Equity, and Real Estate teams.
Before joining OMERS, Kannan led an Asia investment team at NN Investment Partners. He has more than 24 years of experience investing in Asia. Throughout his career, Kannan has led high-performing investment teams and built a strong performance track record at leading global asset management companies. He is passionate about leveraging technology in investment, and has led several projects setting up platforms for best-in-class research and portfolio construction.
Kannan is a CFA ® charterholder and holds a post-graduate degree in Management—as well as a graduate degree in Engineering.
Kannan lives in Singapore with his family.