Gary Dugan

Chief Investment Officer, Senior Executive Officer

Gary Dugan has 40 years’ experience in senior roles at some of the world’s leading financial services businesses, including JPMorgan, Barclays and Merill Lynch and more recently in the UAE at Emirates NBD and NBAD. For the past 20 years, he has led investment teams in private banking and institutional portfolio management for multi asset portfolios for clients around the world as a Chief Investment Officer and Global Strategist. Prior to that, he was a sell-side European equity market strategist. His formative years were spent as a UK equity portfolio manager for major UK pension funds and investment management companies.

Gary has a reputation for making bold calls on markets including call the 1987 crash, the rise of the eurozone, the collapse of the tech bubble, and the 2007 Global Financial Crisis. More recently, he predicted Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election. He has been regularly featured in the media in Europe, Asia, Middle East and on Wall Street.

Specialties: Private Wealth management; portfolio theory and practice; active versus passive management. Strategic and tactical asset allocation. Equity portfolio management. Change management in asset management and private banking.