Mark Young

Mark Young

Mark specialises in conducting senior level, Buy-Side retained searches for Asset Managers, Hedge Funds and Private Equity houses in EMEA, Asia Pacific and North America. As a result of his extensive geographic connections, he has particular experience advising clients considering entry into new, strategic markets.

Functionally, Mark focuses on front office positions in Client facing roles including Sales, Business Development and Investor Relations, as well as Portfolio Management and Analyst roles across asset classes.

Mark has over 20 years’ experience in Financial Services initially in Fixed Income sales with HSBC and Nomura before joining Global Executive Search Firm, Sheffield Haworth in their Hong Kong office in 2005. Mark led the Asia Pacific business from 2007-2009. He returned to London in July 2009 to establish and lead the firm's Global Hedge Fund Practice before joining Portman Square Partners in 2014.

Mark has been a regular speaker at Institutional Investor conferences and is a regular panelist on CAIA events in London.

Prior to his career in Financial Services he served in the British Army, which included an operational tour of Northern Ireland. He is a graduate of The University of Reading with a BA (Hons) in Politics and International Relations.

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Tel: +44 (0)20 7043 5169