Nigel Stead, FCA, CFA
Fund Non-Executive Director
Mr. Stead is an independent director of the AsiaGlobal Fund and has served in this capacity since the Fund's inception. He is a professional director with ManagementPlus Group (formerly DMTC Group) which he co-founded in 2006 to provide directorship, trustee, company administration and consulting services to the investment industry. From 1995 to 2005, he was Managing Director and Head of Global Fund Services at HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Singapore).
During Mr. Stead's tenure at HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Singapore), the firm provided trustee, custody and fund administration services to over 500 investment vehicles and funds with AUM of US$40 billion, including retail unit trusts, pension plans, REITs, hedge funds, fund of funds, and private equity funds. Prior to that, he held senior positions at the Bank of Bermuda in the Global Fund Services division in Bermuda, Luxembourg, Hong Kong and Singapore. He also previously held various positions in the accountancy profession in England and Africa.
Mr. Stead has a degree in Management Sciences from UMIST in England, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a member of the Institute of Directors in the United Kingdom and Singapore.