Rohit Bhuta is a senior executive with over 26 years’ experience, most of which (22 years) with the Macquarie Group. He has worked across eight key markets globally and has had extensive experience in the private banking, wealth management and asset management space. He has lived and worked in New Zealand, Australia, UK, South Africa, Malaysia, Hong Kong, India and Singapore. He has held senior leadership and strategic roles over the years, spanning multiple layers and levels of accountability. He is currently the CEO at Crossinvest (Asia) Pte Ltd, a family owned multi-generational independent asset management company providing (discretionary) investment management, investment advisory and family office solutions and services to investors globally. His role prior to this was working as a senior adviser to Macquarie Group’s Commodities and Financial Markets group, with a mandate to design and execute go-to-market strategies with the family offices, private banks and asset managers across Asia. His role prior to that and before a year-long sabbatical (2014), was the CEO of Religare Macquarie Private Wealth, a private wealth company domiciled in India but targeting high / ultra-high net worth investors globally. While Australia is home, he has operated out of South Africa since 2000 and Asia since 2005. Rohit has developed a deep understanding of the culture and the inherent nuances driving each economy within Africa and Asia, in particular within the wealth management / private banking industry.