Senior Advisor & MD, Citi Markets & Securities Services
Stewart Aldcroft is Chairman of Cititrust Limited and also acts as Senior Advisor for Citi’s Prime, Futures and Securities Services business. In this role, he is responsible for assisting the business to develop new initiatives and grow its client-base and reach across Asia Pacific, advising global fund manager clients on accessing the Asian region. Mr Aldcroft is the author of numerous thought leadership publications issued by Citi over the last few years, on topics ranging from Taiwan, Market Entry into China, Asian Fund Passporting, and Setting up in Hong Kong. He is widely quoted in the fund industry media and has a weekly radio broadcast on money matters.
Prior to this, Mr Aldcroft was Head of Business Development for beta products for Enhanced Investment Products (EIP), helping to develop a suite of ETFs for asset managers based in Hong Kong. He has had a long career working in the business development and client relationship side for traditional, hedge, structured and alternatives funds houses across Asia, including three years as a Regional Director with Horizon21 (previously Noble Investments) and three years with Investec Asset Management Asia as Managing Director.
His other roles include Head of Business Development and Marketing for investment services at Standard Chartered in Hong Kong, Marketing and Sales Director at Franklin Templeton Investment Services Asia, Executive Director at HSBC Asset Management and Associate Director, Schroders Asia.
A frequent participant in fund management industry events, he has over the years held various memberships with the Hong Kong Securities Institute Education and Seminars Committee, AIMA Hong Kong Education Committee and Chapter Executive Committee, as well as the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association Executive Committee. He has been based in Hong Kong since 1985. He has been a full member of the Hong Kong Securities Institute since 1999 and is a Type 9 Licensed Representative and Type 4 Responsible Officer under the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission.