Kevin Lu is MIGA’s Director for the Asia-Pacific Region. In this capacity, Kevin serves as the senior representative of MIGA in the region, manages relationships with key regional clients and partners, oversees regional business development activities, and runs MIGA’s regional presence in Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing, and Tokyo. Mr. Lu is a member of MIGA’s Senior Management Team.
Prior to his appointment in Asia, Kevin was MIGA’s CFO and Director of the Finance and Risk Management Group where he was responsible for MIGA's financial reporting, risk analytics, investments, budget, and reinsurance/syndication functions. He has been an advisor to sovereign wealth funds clients of the World Bank. In his tenure at the Bank Group, Kevin has been responsible for investment portfolios totaling $16 billion, and participated in complex multilateral funding packages in excess of $25 billion for the World Bank's concessional finance business. Kevin served on various Bank Group committees and working groups, including Emergency Management Team, Business Continuity Management Committee, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group, US Minority Working Group, etc.
Kevin was previously associated with Credit Suisse First Boston and Global Risk Advisors LLC, both in New York. He was also on the adjunct faculty of American University’s Kogod School of Business. He is a frequent speaker at international conferences on topics such as the role of emerging markets economies in the post-crisis world, sovereign wealth funds, Chinese outbound investments, and international financial architecture. He is a co-editor and an author of Investing with Confidence: Understanding Political Risk Management in the 21st Century (Washington DC, 2009). In 2010, Kevin was honored as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he co-chairs the Task Force on Investments between Emerging Markets. The Task Force focuses on opportunities and issues related to cross-border investment activities in developing countries, such as China-Africa investments.