Hal Bosher serves as a Senior Advisor to EmergeVest.
Mr. Bosher is the Chairman of Board of Wave Money, Myanmar's largest payments provider; Board Director of Delta Capital Myanmar, Myanmar's largest private equity fund; as well as a private investor in a variety of start-ups across Asia.
Mr. Bosher was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Yoma Bank until September 2019 where he led Yoma Bank's transformation after moving to Yangon in 2012. Yoma Bank's transformation culminated in an investment by Singapore's Government Investment Corporation (GIC), Norway's development finance institution (NorFund) and the World Bank's private sector arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC). While at Yoma Bank, Mr. Bosher co-founded Wave Money, which, in the spring of 2020, received a $73M investment from Ant Financial.
Prior to joining Yoma Bank, he spent 10 years with the World Bank Group at both the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA). Mr. Bosher was MIGA's Regional Representative for Northern Asia based in Hong Kong.
A Canadian national, Mr. Bosher holds a BA in economics and political science from McGill University in Montreal; an MA in International Finance and Southeast Asian Studies from the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC; and an MBA from IESE Business School in Spain.