Burlington Global appoints Charles Leeson as Chief Economist for Asia Pacific
03/24/2022

Burlington Global today announced the immediate appointment of Charles Leeson as Chief Economist for Asia Pacific and will be responsible for economic research.

Online PR News – 24-March-2022 – WAN CHAI – Charles Leeson will oversee all aspects of Asian economic research in South-East Asia and Asia-Pacific and will lead a team of 4 personnel where they will be highlighting new opportunities in today’s current volatile investment climate.

Mr. Leeson has extensive Asian Economics and banking experience, having spent a combined sixteen years at UBS and CitiBank and DBS Bank respectively in roles including the Head of Asian Economic Research based in London, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Burlington Global’s Chief Operating Officer commented on Charles Leeson’s appointment saying “It is extremely pleasing to be able to appoint one of Asia’s top economists to lead our team and I’m confident his insights will be highly valued by all our clients, especially during these turbulent times with the ongoing Coronavirus and now the Ukraine and Russia conflict.”

Burlington Global’s Chief Operating Officer also added “With the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic still affecting many global stock markets and economies across the globe, Charles’s Asian economic experience and knowledge will be key in terms of sourcing new asset classes which remain stable or with favorable returns for our clients in order to be one of the leading offshore private wealth management firms in the region.”

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