Kenneth Akintewe

Head of Asian Sovereign Debt, Asian Fixed Income

Kenneth Akintewe is the Head of Asian Sovereign Debt on the Asian Fixed Income team at abrdn, based in Singapore. Kenneth is responsible for coordinating Asian interest rate and foreign exchange strategy. He is also a Vice President and Officer for the Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund, Aberdeen Global Income Fund and Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Investment Company Limited. Kenneth joined abrdn’s Global Fixed Income team in London in 2003 and transferred to the company’s Singapore office in 2004, in order to facilitate the incorporation of Asian fixed income into global bond portfolios, before joining the Asian Fixed Income team in 2005 to focus on developing the team’s Asian interest rate and foreign exchange investment process and strategy.

Kenneth sits on and contributes to a number of the company’s global investment committees, representing Asia and seeking to disseminate best ideas in rates and FX across the company. He is a member of the Diversity and Inclusion committee in Singapore, as well as the global Diverse Interviewer Pool. Kenneth graduated with an MA in Economics and an MSc in International Banking and Financial Studies from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK.