J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) has appointed Gary Leung as the head of retail alternatives, Asia-Pacific client, reporting to Dan Watkins, the firm’s Asia-Pacific CEO.
Based in Hong Kong, Leung will lead the firm’s efforts to distribute alternatives solutions to Asia-Pacific clients, with a focus on high-net-worth individuals. He will also lead a team of “alternatives ambassadors”, client advisers who come together to drive business growth and solve the toughest client challenges in the alternatives solution space.
Leung joins JPMAM with 15 years of alternative investments experience at leading asset and wealth management firms, most recently as head of alternative investments and managed solutions at Bank of Singapore for Greater China and North Asia. Before that, he was an alternative specialist with BlackRock, and head of alternative investments, Hong Kong, HSBC private banking.