About A. Stotz

The company’s story began when Dr. Andrew Stotz, CFA decided to break out of the corporate life and with 20 years of experience start his own business in the financial services’ space. Together with his business partner Sornsak Kongcharoenpanich, a former senior VP at Maybank Kim Eng Securities, they founded A. Stotz Investment Research.What makes the company special is the blend of immense knowledge of the two founders, with agility and breadth of analysis not present in the big but slow financial corporations. It’s what gives us – and our clients – the edge in investing in stocks across Asia.

Who is Andrew Stotz?

Andrew has a highly contagious enthusiasm for all facets of life. He has lived in Thailand since 1992 and has been a university lecturer and equity analyst here since 1993. He is also an author, yoga student and wellness aficionado. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and an MBA from California State University. Andrew earned his PhD in finance at the University of Science and Technology of China in Anhui province, with a focus on answering questions raised by fund managers and analysts during his career about picking stocks and managing portfolios.

andrew-stotzDuring the two decades as an analyst, Andrew has written thousands of pages of equity strategy and company research. In fact, in his last year working for investment banks, he published 850 pages of research. His final eight years in the business was spent as a head of research and strategist, managing research teams and writing regular strategy reports.

Prior to Maybank Kim Eng, Andrew was the head of research at CLSA Thailand, was voted No. 1 Analyst in Thailand in the Asiamoney Brokers Polls for 2008 and 2009. He was also voted No. 1 Analyst in Thailand in the 2009 Institutional Investor magazine All-Asia Research Team Report. Meanwhile, his research team at CLSA Thailand was voted No. 1 in both of the above surveys. Over his career, Andrew was also head of research at Citigroup Securities (Thailand) and prior to that he was head of research at TMB Macquarie Securities (Formerly ING).

Andrew has been a lecturer in finance for 25 years at various universities in Thailand and has served two terms as president of the CFA Society Thailand. He is currently a research faculty and a member of the international advisory board at Thammasat Business School and an adjunct professor at the University of Science and Technology of China.

An entrepreneur and angel investor is two other titles applicable to Andrew. He co-founded CoffeeWORKS Co. Ltd., Thailand’s leading specialty coffee roaster since 1995, and remains a shareholder and its finance director. Andrew has authored a book that explains Dr. W. Edwards Deming’s 14 points for Management, called Transform Your Business with Dr.Deming’s 14 Points and the book How to Start Building Your Wealth Investing in the Stock Market.