Head of Investment Specialists
Asia Pacific of Aberdeen Standard Investments
Donald Amstad is Chief Operating Officer, Distribution Asia-Pacific; Head of Investment Specialists - Asia Pacific; and fixed income investment specialist at Aberdeen Standard Investments. He is based in Singapore, where he joined the company in March 2007 as Head of Fixed Income Asia-Pacific.
He started his career in London at Nomura (1983-1987) before moving on to JPMorgan (1987-2001), Bank of America (2001-2004) and JPMorgan Asset Management (2004-2007). He has over 34 years’ experience in fixed income markets on both the sell and buy sides, in a variety of roles covering distribution, trading, syndicate and fund management. He has worked extensively with central banks, SWFs and insurance companies. He has lived and worked in Asia for more than 20 years in both Japan and Singapore.
Donald holds a BA (Hons) in PPE from Trinity College Oxford.