Manfred Liechti

Manfred Liechti,Managing Director Global Private Bank

Managing Director
Global Private Bank

Manfred "Fred" Liechti oversees ANZ's Global Private Banking business, which includes the Private Bank in Australia, New Zealand as well as North Asia and South Asia.

Fred has more than 25 years of banking experience, most of which has been spent in the private banking industry.

Fred spent the majority of his career with UBS, commencing in Switzerland in Retail Banking, Private Banking and Portfolio Management. Following this his roles at UBS included:

Fred left UBS in 2009 and joined Coutts & Co., the Private Banking arm of Royal Bank of Scotland (also known as the Queen's bank), where he worked as Managing Director and Market Head of South East Asia.

Fred joined ANZ as Managing Director Global Private Bank in May 2013.

Fred holds an EMBA of INSEAD, Fontainebleau/France, and Tsinghua University School of Economics, Beijing/China.

Arjan De Boer

Arjan De Boer,Head of Private Bank, North East Asia Private Bank, Asia Pacific

Head of Private Bank, North Asia
Private Bank, Asia

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited
17/F, Three Exchange Square
8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong.

 

Arjan De Boer is the Head of Private Bank for North Asia and is based in Hong Kong. In his role, he is responsible for the Private Banking business in the region including driving the development of new geographies and client segments. He joined ANZ in June 2013.

Arjan has had 14 years of experience within ABN AMRO Private Banking of which more than 7 years has been in Asia. He started his financial career with the Hollandsche Bank Unie (HBU), serving Private, Corporate and Institutional clients within a dealing room environment and later on became Head of Treasury & Special Products Private Clients within the Netherlands.

In early 2006, Arjan relocated to Singapore to take up the position of Regional Head of Treasury & Special Products for Private Banking, Asia with ABN AMRO. With his understanding of the needs of Asian clients, Arjan moved to Hong Kong in April 2010 and was appointed as Head of Private Banking for North Asia. Following this, he was appointed Head of North Asia at ANZ Private Bank.

Arjan graduated with a Master of Science degree in Business Economics from Nyenrode University, the Netherlands Business School.

Francis D'Souza

Francis D&aposSouza

Regional Director,
Private Bank, Asia 

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited,
10 Collyer Quay,
#30-00 Ocean Financial Centre,
Singapore 049315.

Francis D'Souza is responsible for a diverse and exponentially growing range of markets in Asia for our Private Bank including India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Middle East, the Philippines and our Australasian segment. Business ownership includes both onshore and offshore responsibilities in multiple geographies.

Additionally, Francis directs strategic business development initiatives across the region and manages the marketing, business analytics and value proposition delivery capability for the Private Bank, Asia.

Francis is an accomplished career banker with twenty five years of experience across most developed and emerging Asian countries as well as the Middle East and Africa. He joins us from a long standing career with Standard Chartered Bank where his last held position was as the Global Head, Customer Value Management for the Consumer Bank. His role included the creation and execution of value propositions designed to service the unique needs of customer sub segments.

Prior to that, Francis has held a range of positions , most of them at global levels, across sales, business development, distribution, operations, risk governance, human resource management, acquisition as well as integration management, client experience, quality assurance and strategy.

Francis holds a Masters Degree in Management Studies specializing in Marketing.

Christopher Wang

Christopher Wang

Head of Investment Advisory,
Private Bank, Asia 

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited,
10 Collyer Quay,
#30-00 Ocean Financial Centre,
Singapore 049315.

Christopher Wang is currently the Asia Head of Investment Advisory and is responsible for helping determine and communicate the Private Bank’s investment views; and for managing a team of Investment Advisors who work with clients on generating product portfolio solutions for their investment needs.  Chris' knowledge of economics, global markets and equity and fixed income asset classes helps him formulate asset allocation and investment portfolios to meet client needs.

Prior to ANZ, Chris held the same position at Standard Chartered/American Express Private Bank where he served on the Bank's global asset allocation committee, written numerous newspaper articles and appeared on regional business channels.  He has worked in Asia since 1992.

Chris graduated with a MBA in Finance and Corporate Strategy from the University of Michigan (US) and a BS from Brown University (US).

John Elkovich

John Elkovich

Head of Financial Advisory,
Private Bank, Asia

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited,
10 Collyer Quay,
#30-00 Ocean Financial Centre,
Singapore 049315.

John Elkovich is the Head of Financial Advisory Asia and is based in Singapore. In his role John is responsible for managing all aspects of the advisory business including wealth planning products.

John and his team provide comprehensive advice to clients through every stage of their wealth lifecycle. The team provides tailored solutions by taking the time to understand each clients unique situation in order to help them achieve their wealth management goals.

With over 20 years of experience within the wealth management Industry, John has held previous senior positions at Westpac, GIO and CBA.

He joined ANZ in 2008 and holds a graduate certificate in Business Administration, a Diploma in Financial markets as well as a Diploma in Financial Planning.