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 1,000 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 & real assets, and private debt programs. Pantheon has four decades’ experience of investing in private markets. As at September 30th, 2022 Pantheon had $88.9 billion of total AUM/AUA.  The firm currently has around 450 employees located across its offices in London, San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Hong Kong, Seoul, Bogotá, Tokyo, Dublin and Berlin, over 140 of which are investment professionals.