BUSINESS GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT & STRATEGY
25 years in research, knowledge, information, data and technology sales and growth and development. Entrepreneur, thinker, tinkerer, and passionate about growing revenue streams in different markets.
Relevant Work Experience
CO-FOUNDER, JADE TECHNOLOGIES LTD
- Raised multi-million USD funding for start-up
- Investment research management platform; MiFiD compliant
- Lead funding rounds on 3 continents
- Built the business to 15 people over 2 years
- Didn’t succeed quickly enough and learnt more than ever in that process.
DIRECTOR – ASIA PACIFIC, LOMBARD STREET RESEARCH
- Set up an Asia operation in 2005 in Hong Kong
- Responsible for business strategy, business development, operations and press across Asia Pacific.
- Developed Mainland Chinese market over 5 years with the largest Asset Management firms in China.
- Developed key relationships in the region with NGOs, Press, Banks and Asset Management companies.
- Regular speaker on Investment Research and economics at events across the region.
CO-FOUNDER – ASIAIRP | Asian Independent Research Association
- Not for Profit Association to lobby regulators and bring the investment research community together in the region.
- Grew to 38 members across 7 countries.
- Created Asia’s first Independent Research summit with 45 speakers and 500 attendees.
- Spoke at events for Bloomberg, HKMA, CIC, FIX and Asian Investor
PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – ASIAIRP | ST JAMES’S PLACE
- Responsible for 25 small business owners in the Financial Advisory.
- Cumulative revenues of over 1Bn GBP after 1st year.
- Created bespoke events and sponsorship opportunities with Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club and Speakers’ Corner.