Ausaf Abbas

Ausaf AbbasAusaf Abbas has 25 years of experience in two major US investment banks in both the Asia-Pacific and EMEA regions. He rose to senior management ranks with experience across investment banking/corporate finance, regional management and private banking. Today he pursues a plural career providing strategic, financial and investment advice to a network of clients and associated businesses, with a focus on family offices, wealth management and growth businesses.

Ausaf Abbas was Head of Sales and Marketing at Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management Limited. He joined Morgan Stanley in August 2007 after a 21 year career at Merrill Lynch, where his last role was Head of EMEA Global Private Client.

Ausaf joined Merrill Lynch in 1985 as an Investment Banker in London. In 1990 he moved to Hong Kong and assumed investment banking coverage of India, where he managed some of the earliest transactions by leading Indian corporates to access the international capital markets for both debt and equity offerings. Ausaf moved to Singapore in 1995, and was appointed Chief Administrative Officer of the Asia Pacific Region in 1998. He was then named Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific/Australasia, in July 2000. He joined Global Private Client (‘GPC‘) in 2001 and was initially based in Japan. In October 2002 he was appointed Head of EMEA GPC and moved to London.

He graduated with a B.Sc. from the London School of Economics, and has a M.Sc. from the University of York. He is married with five children and lives in Surrey.

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Phone: +44 7810 850784

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