Asia Council Chair, Partner and Head of Asia and Emerging Markets


Pantheon Ventures

Brian is a Partner and Head of Pantheon’s Asia and Emerging Markets Investment teams. Brian is a member of Pantheon’s International Investment Committee. Prior to joining Pantheon, Brian was a Portfolio Director at CDC Group where he helped build their Asia and Emerging Markets portfolio, and before that worked at Watson Wyatt. Brian is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, holds an MBA from the London Business School, and a BSc in Actuarial Science from City, University of London. Brian is a member of the GPCA Board of Directors and the Chair of its Asia Council.

Pantheon is a leading global private equity, infrastructure, real assets and debt fund investor that currently invests on behalf of over 660 investors, including public and private pension plans, insurance companies, endowments and foundations. Founded in 1982, Pantheon has developed an established reputation in primary, co-investment and secondary private asset solutions across all stages and geographies. Pantheon’s investment solutions include customized separate account programs, regional primary fund programs, secondaries, co-investment, infrastructure and real assets programs. Pantheon has four decades of experience of investing in private markets. As at September 30th, 2020 Pantheon had $58.4 billion assets under management and the firm currently has around 350 employees located across its offices in London, San Francisco, New York, Hong Kong, Seoul, Bogotá, Tokyo and Dublin. Its global workforce includes 104 investment professionals.