Chair of the Board of Governors
Mrs. Munkhtsetseg graduated from the Polytechnic University with a degree in Mechanical and Electrical engineering of Mining in 1993, then in 2001, graduated from the John Hopkins University with MBA. She started her career with the Mongolian Stock Exchange, and continued at the World Bank, Asian Development Fund, and Nepko Publishing Company. Mrs. Munkhtsetseg is the Executive Editor of TOIM weekly magazine. She was appointed as a Chair of the Board in December 2013.
Mr.Schwazenbach graduated from Commercial College of Zurich, Switzerland. Since 1968, he has worked in Union Bank in Zurich & London. In 1976 he started his own business in hospitality. He holds an honorary PhD from University of St. Francis Xavier in Canada. Mr. Schwarzenbach serves as the Honorary Council of Mongolia in Switzerland. He has been a member of the Board since 2011.
Mr. Munkhtur D. graduated from Institute of Economics of the National University of Mongolia with a degree in finance in 1997. In 2009 he obtained an MBA from Oklahoma University in the US. He started his career at Golomt Bank in 1996 served as an Economist, Director of Credit Divison, Director of Operations Division, and most recently Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Munkhtur was appointed as member of the Board in December 2012.
Mr. Dwyer brings more than 30 years of international investment banking experience, making him uniquely qualified to further strengthen Golomt Bank’s Board functions as well as the overall corporate governance system of the Bank.
About Mr. James B. Dwyer
Mr. Dwyer co-founded and was appointed Executive Director to manage the activities of Business Council of Mongolia (BCM) from its formation in August 2007 to April 2016 and served as Vice Chairman until April 2017. He lived in New York City and worked for Wall Street-based firms as an investment banker specializing in Mergers & Acquisitions since the 1970's including the position as Global Head of M&A for Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS). Mr. Dwyer relocated to Ulaanbaatar in May 2001 to manage the successful privatizations of Mongolia's two largest commercial banks, Trade & Development Bank and Khan Bank and served pro bono as Chief Operating Officer of NAMBC-Mongolia from 2003 until the formation of BCM in 2007. He serves as an Independent Director of Mandal General Insurance, Independent Director of Mongolia Growth Group (TSXV), Non-executive Chairman of Mongoljin Private Capital, and Chairman and President of Mongolian Education Foundation (U.S. affiliate of the American University of Mongolia). Mr. Dwyer also provides advisory services to selected entities. He graduated with a BBA from the University of Notre Dame and received an MBA from Columbia Graduate School of Business. James subsequently served as President of Columbia Business School’s Alumni Association (currently 40,000 alumni).
Mr. Unenbat J. is the Executive Director of the Corporate Governance Development Center, an NGO that aims towards advancing corporate governance Mongolian companies. Mr. Unenbat also leads the Department of Finance at the Institute of Finance and Economics, a leading business university in Mongolia. In 1996, he started his career at the Central Bank of Mongolia and gained tremendous experience upon conducting research for monetary policy while contributing to develop the banking sector in Mongolia. In 2000 Mr. Unenbat was elected as the executive director of the Mongolian Bankers Association. Mr. Unenbat graduated from Moscow University’s Institute of Economics and Statistics in 1985 with MBA, and from Columbia University, New York in 1994 with a Master of International Affairs. He was elected as an Independent Member of the Board in 2010.
Mr. López Abelló is in possession of a Law degree from the University of Barcelona (Spain) and an MBA from IESE Business School. While he held senior roles in fixed-income and equity structuring at Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and Paribas, Mr. López Abelló is a highly regarded international banker with two decades of experience working with leading investment banks in London and Singapore and has been a Partner at “Turms Advisors” LLP since 2009. Mr. López Abelló had been appointed as an Independent Governor of Golomt bank’s Board of Governors in 2014.