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20-22 October 2021
The Grimaldi ForumMonaco

Antony John
Head of UK Distribution and Private Markets at ABRDN


Antony John is Head of UK and Private Markets Development at Aberdeen Standard Investments. He was formerly one of three principals of Ilex Associates, a specialist asset management advisory boutique. He is currently consulting (since July 2015) at Brompton Asset Management, a privately owned firm, established by John Duffield in 2009. Brompton manages in excess of £1.4bn in multi asset and property portfolios for various wealth managers, sovereign funds and family offices.

Previously, Antony was CEO of the UK business of FundQuest, the multi manager specialist of BNP Paribas Investment Partners which managed and advised on over £30bn of assets. This followed the acquisition by BNP Paribas of Investment Manager Selection in 2008, at that time the largest independent multimanager in the UK (£5.3bn) where Antony was CEO and one of five principal shareholders.

Before joining IMS in 2003 Antony was an Executive Vice President at the Swiss Private Bank Lombard Odier, with responsibility for the Northern European retail and institutional businesses with teams in London, Geneva, Zurich, Paris, Amsterdam and Madrid.

Antony spent the formative years of his career, between 1988 and 1998 at Hill Samuel Asset Management.

Agenda Sessions

  • Fast track global distribution – comparing how top firms from major houses to boutiques build global presence