Asghar Abid

Executive Director, Head of Wealth Planning - DIFC Dubai

Bank of Singapore


Asghar has over 25 years of experience acquired at leading financial institutions and within diverse corporate cultures across Switzerland, Bermuda, the United Arab Emirates and Singapore. Passionate about the wealth planning value proposition, he assists High Net and Ultra High Net Worth individuals and families with succession and liquidity planning solutions, covering all segments and markets in the region. He has previously worked with UBS Switzerland SA in Geneva and Zurich as a Senior Wealth Planner covering the Middle East, Africa & Asia Pacific markets, advising Private Banking clients on a wide spectrum of wealth planning solutions ranging from trusts, foundations, private trust companies, and private label funds. Prior to UBS, he acquired extensive trust and estate planning marketing and sales experience as well as fiduciary advisory services with Pictet & Cie and Lombard Odier & Cie. He started his carrier with JP Morgan Suisse SA in the private banking and investment management business. Asghar is fluent in 4 languages, holds a Master of Science Degree in Applied Economics from the Université de Geneve, and is an International Trust & Estate Practitioner and full STEP member.

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