Michael J. Berchtold

CEO, Berchtold Capital Partners


Mr. Michael Berchtold is CEO of Berchtold Capital Partners, a boutique firm that provides strategic advisory services. Prior to that, Mr. Berchtold worked for Morgan Stanley from 1987 to 2007 in a variety of investment banking roles. During this time, he advised on M&A transactions and capital raising for private companies and government-controlled entities throughout the Asia Pacific region. From 1999 to 2006 he was Morgan Stanley’s Head of Investment Banking for Asia Pacific, and from 2002 to 2006, served as the Firm’s President of Asia Pacific. He currently sits on the UCLA Anderson School of Management Board of Visitors and is a Founding Member of the UCLA Anderson Center for Global Management Advisory Board. He is a past President and serves on the Board of Trustees of St. Margaret’s Episcopal School.