Bank of Singapore appoints global head of investments
Robert Reid has 30 years of legal, consulting, and financial services experience.
Private financial services firm, Bank of Singapore, designated Robert Reid as the company’s new global head of alternative investments and managed solutions starting 30 May.
At the helm, Reid, who will be based in Hong Kong, will expand the bank’s alternative investments and managed solutions offerings as well as lead a team targeting a growth ecosystem of leading partners.
He also has over 30 years of experience in legal, consulting, and financial services. He was recently the country head of Hong Kong and Taiwan at BlackRock, where he joined eight years ago as head of strategy and chief operating officer for iShares business in Asia.
His appointment comes after the Bank of Singapore found heightened interest in alternative investments including private markets, real estate, hedge funds and direct investments in recent years. The private bank saw a 60% increase in flows towards alternative investments last year.