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, and 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 he worked at Watson Wyatt. Brian is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, and 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 has been at the forefront of private markets investing for more than 40 years, earning a reputation for providing innovative solutions covering the full lifecycle of investments, from primary fund commitments to co-investments, secondary purchases and direct customized solutions, across private equity, real assets and private credit.

We have partnered with more than 1,000 clients, including institutional investors of all sizes as well as a growing number of private wealth advisers and investors, with approximately $62bn in discretionary assets under management and a combined $94.6bn in assets managed or advised (as of June 30, 2023) through a wide range of pooled funds and bespoke, customized accounts. Using creative approaches informed by our specialized experience and delivered by a global team of professionals based in offices across Europe, the Americas and Asia, we invest with purpose and lead with expertise to build secure financial futures.