Chief Operating Officer - APAC Distribution & Head of Investment Specialists - Asia Pacific
Aberdeen Standard Investments
Donald Amstad is Chief Operating Officer - APAC Distribution and Head of Investment Specialists - Asia Pacific at Aberdeen Standard Investments. He is responsible for all the investment specialists in APAC and to ensure key strategies are championed and supported appropriately with clients and internally with Investment Management and Business Development. Donald joined Aberdeen Standard Investments as a result of the merger between Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life in August 2017. He started his career in London at Nomura (1983-1987) before moving on to JPMorgan (1987-2001), Bank of America (2001-2004) and JPMorgan Asset Management (2004-2007). He has over 30 years’ experience in fixed income markets and has lived in Asia for almost 20 years. Donald holds a BA (Hons) in PPE from Trinity College Oxford.