Asset Management



ASIFMA’s Asset Management Group (AAMG) was launched officially in February 2014 to be the voice of the asset management industry in the region.

Its mission is to promote the development of liquid, efficient and open capital markets in Asia, creating a competitive industry within the region, and facilitating cross-border business expansion and efficient intermediation of investors. 

With fair market access, cross-border business expansion and achieving efficiencies in the region being the key objectives, AAMG is an advocate for the industry, shares information and provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and development of best practices in the region.

AAMG works closely with its members, communicates constructively with policy makers on regulatory issues, partners with existing associations locally and globally, and encourages best practices and consistent market standards across the region.

Steering Committee

AAMG is led by a Steering Committee comprising of senior representatives from each member firm and its elected Executive Committee members below.

Chair:            Ajai Kaul, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific ex-Japan, AllianceBernstein
Vice-Chair:  Lieven Debruyne, Chief Executive & Head of Intermediary, Asia Pacific, Schroders
Vice-Chair:  Kirk West, Chief Executive Officer, Asia, Principal Global Investors
Treasurer:    Thomas W. Baxter, Managing Director and Associate Director, Global Equity Portfolio Management, Wellington Management 
Member:      Graham Turl, Managing Director & General Counsel, Asia Pacific, BlackRock    

Key Contacts

Eugenie Shen -Managing Director - Head of Asset Management Group


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