Career Highlights

2014 - 2017 | Managing Director, Asia and Emerging Markets

DWS Group

2005 - 2013 | Director, Leader Portfolio Manager, Asia-Pacific Equities

Henderson Global Investors

2001 - 2005 | Partner, Leader Portfolio Manager, GEM and Asia

Nicholas Applegate

1990 - 2001 | Director, Portfolio Manager, Emerging Market Equities

Schroders

Aziz Mentor - UK

A seasoned Board executive with significant insight in the financial sector. Andrew brings a deep appreciation of the highs and lows of frontline leadership. He has four strong leadership values: honesty, courage, compassion and humility. Having mentored colleagues throughout his career, he has extensive experience of supporting teams to improve performance. He is also a seasoned public speaker appearing as an expert on Bloomberg TV, CNBC and in the financial press.

Specific Expertise

  • restructuring/turnaround
  • diversity
  • attracting and working with outside investors
  • investment/capital markets including IPO’s, M&A and financial growth
  • corporate strategy, financial analysis and governance
  • Asia and Emerging Markets – business, economics & politics

Career history

With 28 years’ experience in the financial sector, Andrew’s expansive and international business knowledge spans multiple industries and responsibilities; these include reporting at Board level for many years and leading diverse teams of highly skilled individuals in Asia, Europe and the US. Andrew has worked for blue chip companies such as Schroders, Janus Henderson and Deutsche Bank, and as senior investment manager he brings experience in engaging with, interviewing and assessing the Boards of listed companies across emerging markets, the US, Europe and the UK.

Current Portfolio

As well as mentoring leaders at Board level, Andrew enjoys a role as a business and leadership coach. He is working with senior and high-potential leaders across diverse industries as well as in the public and charitable sectors.

A seasoned public speaker, Andrew’s expertise is often sought on various media channels internationally and in the financial press.

Personal Interests

food

travel

reading

rugby and sailing

Key Influencers

“I am influenced by the work of Brene Brown and Marting Seligman as well as Warren Buffet and Ray Dalio. Among the common themes addressed by these leaders is the need to approach life with honesty, humility and integrity.”

Mentoring Experience

“I have coached and mentored colleagues throughout my 28 year career in financial services.”

Memberships and Recognition

  • member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council
  • UK Society of Investment Professionals (CFA UK)

Location

Within 2 hours’ drive of St.Albans