Blending a formal background in marketing, strategic partnerships, and social impact expertise, Kookai brings her experience in using impact evaluation to help organizations capture untapped growth opportunities. Prior to joining Pangaea Ventures, Kookai was a partnership consultant at the United Nations Development Program and the director of strategic partnership at an award-winning startup in Thailand.
In her current role as an associate, Kookai contributes to all aspects of deal flow from sourcing new investment opportunities to due diligence and investment executions. She launches Pangaea’s first impact report and helps portfolio companies tell their stories through impact lens. Kookai believes passionately that advanced material innovations will deliver high impact solutions to pressing problems faced by the world today.
Kookai holds an MBA from the University of British Columbia in Entrepreneurship and Innovation and a B.A. in Communications Management from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand.