Speakers

Richard Johnston

Regional Head of Asia, Albourne Partners

Richard joined Albourne in September 2004 to set up and head their Asian region providing both research on Asian based managers and consulting services to investors.  Albourne Partners Limited is a leading UK based independent alternative investment advisory firm representing over 270 clients with an estimate of over $500bn allocated to alternatives.  Albourne Partners Limited was established in 1994 and has 414 employees in 11 countries.

Mr. Johnston spent the previous eleven years with UBS AG in Hong Kong and Singapore, in various senior positions managing equity proprietary trading, convertible bonds and prime brokerage in the region. Prior to this, he was with Baring Securities in London and Tokyo, specialising in arbitrage trading and risk management.

Mr. Johnston graduated in Computer Science from Manchester University, UK in 1981 and was admitted as a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales in 1985.