Michael Blake

CEO Wealth Management Asia



Michael Blake is Chief Executive Wealth Management Asia for Union Bancaire Privée (UBP), a family-owned private bank and specialist asset manager headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. In this capacity, Michael is responsible for the leadership and development of UBP’s wealth management business in Asia. He brings to the role a track record of leading cross-cultural teams during periods of growth and transformational change. Michael joined UBP in 2016 upon its successful acquisition of Coutts International. Prior to this, he was Chief Executive of Coutts International, with responsibility for leading its international wealth management business and overseeing its integration with UBP in Europe and Asia. Michael has lived in Asia for much of the past two decades and is active in various international affairs forums. He read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University and studied Mandarin in Beijing.

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Union Bancaire Privée’s Wealth Management CEO for Asia on Defining and then Refining the Right Business Model for Success Wealth management in Asia is constantly evolving, and the world today is very different from the environment faced as little as a year ago. The Hubbis Digital Dialogue discussion in July brought together a panel of wealth management leaders who specialise in the region to analyse the current environ....

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