Hong Kong, 1 December, 2022 – J.P. Morgan Private Bank today announced the appointment of Ulysses Lau as Head of Investments & Engagement for Asia. In his new role, Mr. Lau will lead the investment solutions and specialists teams in the region, primarily developing market growth strategy and implementing new tactics to enhance our investment platform.
Mr. Lau will continue to be based in Hong Kong and will report to Kam Shing Kwang, Chief Executive Officer for J.P. Morgan Private Bank in Asia. Mr. Lau will also help implement investment plans for clients who have sophisticated financial needs based on their long-term goals and multi-generational objectives.
Mr. Lau succeeds Diana Robinson, who will relocate from Hong Kong to London, and assume a similar role leading the investment advisor team for the firm’s United Kingdom, Ireland & Channel Islands business.
Mr. Lau has over 15 years of investment experience at J.P. Morgan Private Bank in the region across different markets. Most recently he was the Head of Investments & Advice for Hong Kong and the Philippines, where he led his team in providing portfolio management and advisory services for clients with investments across asset classes.
“I am excited to have Ulysses working alongside me in his new and expanded role,” Ms. Kwang said. “Over the past few years, the resilience of the Asia Private Bank team has resulted in strong overall business performance and I’m confident that Ulysses will be instrumental in ensuring our clients continue to have properly diversified portfolios and in elevating our continued upward growth trajectory.”
“We are moving from strength to strength, with Ulysses helming our investment platform in the region. He will take forward Diana’s significant contributions that have expanded our investment capabilities, in particular our approach to sustainable investing. Our team’s passion to find and tailor the best investment solutions for our ultra-high net worth clients has always been our top priority.”
Re-disseminated by The Asian Banker