Desmond Koh is a senior investment professional at an international private bank and is currently focused on catalysing what he terms as “compassion capital”. He is passionate about Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Impact Investments, and believes that ESG and Impact criteria are important and necessary considerations in investment portfolios and when making capital allocation decisions.

As a three-time Singapore Olympian, Rhodes Scholar, and mindfulness practitioner, Desmond takes an active interest in exploring consciousness and the human potential. He strives for peak performance states, and enjoys building communities in such passions as sustainability and meditation; conducting mindful life coaching; and speaking on the mind and the human potential. He advises numerous founders and co-founders, and enterprises, on sustainability, innovation and impact, through serving on the Boards of such entities in areas of education, mental health, wellness and sustainability.