Robert Lloyd George
Chairman and CIO
Mr Lloyd George was educated at Eton and Oxford University (MA). He began his investment career in London in 1974 with Coutts & Co. Mr Lloyd George subsequently worked at the Paris Stock Exchange and at a major bank in Brazil.
He is best-known for founding Lloyd George Management (now known as BMO Global Asset Management) in 1991, later forming partnerships with Eaton Vance, Mirabaud and Sal Oppenheim. There, he developed long-only funds for China, India, GEM and BRIC.
Lloyd George Management was sold to Bank of Montreal in January 2011, and Robert Lloyd George left in April 2014 in order to re-launch his eponymous money management firm in Asia 6 months later. Today he is again managing nearly US$200 million including the Indian Ocean Fund launched in 2016.
Mr Lloyd George was previously Managing Director of Indosuez Asia Investment Services in Hong Kong from 1984, launching the first closed end country funds for Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, China and India. In 1978, he joined the Fiduciary Trust Company in New York to work on international investments for the UN Pension Fund.
In 2015, carrying on the investments traditions fine tuned over previous decades, he re-established Lloyd George Management (HK) Limited to build on his forty-year track record of investing in Asian and Emerging Markets.
Mr Lloyd George has published several books, including Guide to Asian Stock Markets (1989), The East West Pendulum (1991), North South (1994), David & Winston (2005) (he is a great-grandson of the former British Prime Minister, David Lloyd George), The East West Pendulum Revisited (2005) and A Modern Plutarch (2016).