Matthews Asia Hires New Head of Business Development in UK
Matthews Asia announces the appointment of Neil Steedman as Head of U.K. Business Development.
Based in London, Neil will be responsible for directing the firm’s business development and client service activities in the U.K. and select European markets.
Neil has extensive experience working with institutional and professional investors, including local authorities, discretionary wealth managers, private banks, and global financial institutions, as well as leading platforms, including 10 years at Aberdeen Asset Management where he served as Head of U.K. Discretionary Sales.
Reporting to Jonathan Schuman, Head of Global Business Development, Neil’s hire marks an important step in the continued build‐out of Matthews Asia’s global operations and highlights the company’s long‐term commitment to the U.K. and European marketplace.
Neil Steedman, Head of U.K. Business Development, said: “I am excited to join Matthews Asia as it continues to grow its business in the U.K. and Europe, and thrilled to be part of the team that will bring the firm’s distinctive investment approach and long-term focus on Asia to U.K. and European-based investors. Matthews Asia’s extensive product line‐up and the firm’s long‐term, fundamental approach to investing are ideally suited for institutional and professional investors’ portfolios.”
“Neil’s appointment reflects Matthews Asia’s strategic commitment to provide distinctive Asian investment strategies and high‐quality service to our partners and investors across the U.K. and Europe. We are pleased that a growing number of investors have recognized Matthews Asia’s specialist capabilities. The expansion of our local presence in Europe reflects the long-term importance that we place on providing quality products and service to our clients,” commented Jonathan Schuman, Head of Global Business Development.