Don Kanak is the Chairman of Eastspring Investments, the Asia investment organisation of Prudential plc which is one of Asia’s leading retail asset managers with US$131 billion in assets under management (as at 31 December 2015). Don is also Chairman of Prudence Foundation Ltd., the community engagement arm of Prudential in Asia, and Chairman of the EU-ASEAN Business Council. Don is based in Hong Kong and has lived and worked in Asia for over 28 years. From 2008 to January 2016, Don served as Chairman of Prudential Corporation Asia, and from 1992 to January 2006, Don served in a number of senior positions at American International Group (AIG), ultimately as Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of AIG. In 2011-12, Don chaired the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Insurance and Asset Management and is currently a member of its Council on Southeast Asia. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Don is a Senior Fellow of the Harvard Law School Program on International Financial Systems. He is a Trustee of WWF-Hong Kong, and serves on the National Council of WWF-U.S. Don holds a J.D. with honours from Harvard Law School and an M.Litt in Management Studies from University of Oxford (U.K.), and a B.A. with highest honors in economics from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and currently chairs the UNC Global Leadership Council.