Held a number of roles in Hong Kong and Singapore at Merrill Lynch & Smith New Court, latterly as Head of all Capital Markets and Financing business in the Asian region. This included managing IPO’s (China Telecom, PTT), Privatisations (PT Telkom, BCA), Convertible Bonds (Korea Telecom, Singapore Telecom) and Bond Issues (HK SAR). Member Global Capital Markets & Financing Executive Committee (c. US$1.4bn), Asian Markets Executive Committee (c. US$1.3bn) and Asian Investment Banking Executive Committee (c. US$250m). He started out at Lazard Brothers in the Corporate Finance division.
He joined Noble in 2006 and was appointed chief executive in 2007.
Chairman of Henderson Diversified Income PLC. Non-Executive Director at Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC. Trustee of the Scottish Policy Foundation.