Bert Kwan is a Managing Director at Northstar Group, a leading Southeast Asia focused private equity firm. Since joining Northstar in 2017, Bert led the firm’s inaugural investments in Vietnam, including a recently announced commitment to Topica. Previously, Bert was the Managing Director and Head of ASEAN at Standard Chartered Private Equity, where he spearheaded the platform’s entry into Vietnam by leading investments in Golden Gate Group, NKid, M-Service, and Loc Troi Group. Earlier in his career, Bert spent a decade with Lehman Brothers Private Equity in New York, Silicon Valley and Hong Kong, where he originated and executed investments across Asia and the United States. Bert graduated with a J.D. from Yale Law School and a A.B. from Princeton University.