Independent Wealth

Raffles Family Office announces appointment of industry veteran as Strategic Advisor

Raffles Family Office, a multi-family office and independent asset manager, has announced the appointment of respected industry figure Simon Lints as Strategic Advisor.

Lints will be responsible for driving the firm’s strategic expansion and business development in Asia, particularly in the markets of Southeast Asia. Based in Singapore, Lints will report to Chiman Kwan, Founder and CEO, Raffles Family Office, and he will begin his role as of April 2020.

Lints brings significant expertise from the wealth management industry in Asia and has a strong track record in building and growing businesses in this sector. He joins from Schroders, where he was CEO of Wealth Management in Singapore and was instrumental in orchestrating the company’s acquisition of an external asset manager. Prior to Schroders, Lints also served key roles at Credit Suisse and other international financial institutions, according to a Raffles Family Office press release.

Chiman Kwan, Founder and CEO, Raffles Family Office, said “We are extremely pleased to welcome Simon, a well-known veteran in the Asian wealth management industry, to our senior management team. His appointment is an integral part of our robust growth strategy, and underscores our commitment to accelerate the firm’s expansion in Asia, which will be supported by the best talents in the industry, with whom we’ll grow alongside.”

“Simon’s exceptional and valuable experience, great business acumen and deep industry expertise perfectly complements our growth strategy. As we continue to build on our strengths as a fast-growing multi-family office, we will benefit immensely from having an industry leader such as Simon. His extensive and strong relationships with key stakeholders from the industry, as well as with governments in Southeast Asia, will also be beneficial for fostering strategic partnerships for the firm’s business development in the future,” continued Kwan.

Simon Lints, Strategic Advisor, Raffles Family Office, said “I am deeply impressed by the fast growth of Raffles Family Office in Asia. The firm’s strong asset management capabilities, purpose-driven wealth management offerings and full-suite of family office solutions enables it to provide a differentiated platform on which to grow in Asia. I’m very excited to be part of a team that acts in the best interests of clients and creates true value for them.”