Aprikot Investment Consulting
Mr Persaud is an independent consultant working with a number of large insurers in the region. He left Standard Chartered Bank at the end of 2017, where he was responsible for their Commercial and Institutional Banking business (Financial Markets, Transaction Banking and Corporate Finance) for Insurers across Asia. Mr Persaud is a trusted advisor to many of the leading Insurers and Asset Owners in the region and has a distinguished 25 year career spanning Banking, Asset Management, Insurance and Consulting globally with the last 10 years in Asia.
Prior to Standard Chartered, Mr Persaud has held senior management roles at Stradegi (a specialist management consultancy), Russell Investments (leading their business in ASEAN, HK and Taiwan, focused on multi asset outcome oriented investments, strategic and tactical asset allocation and investment governance advisory for asset owners and in particular insurance companies), Prudential, Insight and Schroders (where he had been responsible for their Investment risk and Performance) and MSCI.
Mr Persaud is a Chartered Management Accountant, has been conferred the Distinguished Fellow designation by the Institute of Banking and Finance in Singapore and is a past Chair of the Global Investment Performance Standards Executive committee. He is also an advisor to the Investment Management Association of Singapore and Chair of their Risk and Performance committee and is actively involved in industry efforts to promote and further innovation, best practice and transparency in Investment management.