Sequent hires Senior Partner and Head of Asia
Sequent, a global provider of wealth planning, fiduciary and administrative services for entrepreneurs and successful families, has announced the appointment of Kevin Tay as Senior Partner and Head of Asia.
The firm’s existing Singapore management team will report to Tay, upon the beginning of his position in February 2020.
Tay joins from Julius Baer where he most recently headed the bank’s Wealth Planning Advisory and Investment Finance for Southeast Asia. During his 13 years at Julius Baer he was responsible for leading a team that structured solutions for high net worth individuals and their businesses, with a focus on the Asian and non-resident Indian markets.
Prior to that role, Tay held senior positions at BNP Paribas Private Bank and HSBC Trustees (Singapore. Tay is a lawyer by training and spent his initial professional years at Rajah & Tann, one of the top law firms in Singapore.
Tay’s appointment marks the second senior hire in the region this year for Sequent, following Joseph McBurney joining as Head of Singapore.
Richard Martin, Executive Chairman, Sequent Group, commented “We are thrilled to have Kevin join our team. We see Asia as offering significant growth potential, and Kevin’s appointment underscores our strong commitment to the region. Given his extensive experience and background working with UHNW families and intermediaries, he is well placed to develop and lead our Asia business plan.”
Kevin Tay, Senior Partner & Head of Asia, said “Sequent is an ideal fit for my background and experience. It has all the advantages of its Rothschild heritage, with the benefits of market accessibility, a singular focus and independence.”