Donald Kanak

About Donald Kanak

Don Kanak is the Chairman of Prudence Foundation, the community engagement arm of Prudential in Asia. He is also Chairman of Eastspring Investments, the Asia investment organisation of Prudential plc which is one of Asia’s leading retail asset managers with US$241 billion in assets under management (as at 31 December 2019).

Don is based in Hong Kong and has lived and worked in Asia for over 30 years. He also serves as Chairman of the EU-ASEAN Business Council, the primary voice for European businesses within the ASEAN region and he is Co-Chair of the Steering Committee of the ASEAN Hub of the Sustainable Development Investment Partnership, a joint venture between the World Economic Forum and the OECD.

Don holds a J.D. with honours from Harvard Law School, an M.Litt in Management Studies from University of Oxford (U.K.), a B.A. with highest honors in economics from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designations from the American College.


Catalysing Philanthropy Through Innovative Approaches

2020 06 11

Charitable giving has always been a part of every society’s response to supporting those in need, but the approaches to how this is implemented have evolved over the years. This session will explore innovative approaches that different foundations have put…Read More

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