Beat spent around twenty-one years
living and working in Southeast Asia, initially with Landis &
Gyr's energy management division in Singapore in charge of license
and joint venture projects in Asia. He then joined DKSH, a Swiss
trading company, as country manager based in Vietnam where he was
responsible for the company's Vietnamese and Cambodian businesses
in healthcare, chemicals products, and consumer products.
Thereafter he was the representative of Lanamatic based in Thailand
responsible for developing the company's Asian machine component
business and then joined Synovate Thailand Ltd as the head of their
business consulting division. In 2006 he returned to Vietnam to
work with Indochina Capital where he initially assumed the role of
CFO of the Indochina Capital Group and later was promoted to CEO of
Indochina Capital's equities division. In 2010 he moved to Dragon
Capital where he assumed the role as COO. Beat has a masters degree
in economics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.