Johan Jooste

Managing Director

The Global CIO Office


Johan started his career in banking as a currency and interest rates analyst in Johannesburg in 1994. After stints trading currency and managing South African bond portfolio’s, he relocated to the UK in 2001, managing global fixed income portfolios for institutional clients before switching course and joining Merrill Lynch Private Wealth Management in 2008. In this role, which was subsumed into Julius Baer in 2014, Johan was successively entrusted with Fixed Income management (Merrill Lynch) and thereafter overall strategy as CIO: UK for the Julius Baer business. In 2016 Johan relocated to Singapore to take up the role of CIO at Bank of Singapore, before joining Purple Asset Management in 2019 as Managing Director.

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The Global CIO Office – One-Year Mature and Ideally Placed for a Tougher Investment World The Global CIO Office has as its core mission the elevation of research, deal selection and advisory to institutional levels for those smaller EAMs, or single- and multi-family offices that need to upgrade product selection, filter out better deals and boost the quality of advice for their end-clien....

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