Alan Howard (hedge fund manager)
|Born||11 September 1963|
|Education||Imperial College London|
|Occupation||Hedge fund manager|
|Known for||Co-founder of Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP|
|Net worth||GBP £1.5 billion (STRL, April 2015) |
US$1.35 billion (Forbes, 2018)
|Spouse(s)||Sabine Howard (div.)|
Alan Howard (born September 1963) is a British billionaire hedge fund manager and co-founder of Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP. In February 2013, Forbes listed him as one of the 40 highest-earning hedge fund managers. In 2014, he was ranked 53rd on the UK's Sunday Times Rich List. According to Forbes, as of 2018, Howard's net worth was $1.35 billion.
Early life and education
Born in England to a Jewish family, Howard attended Hasmonean Grammar School, Hendon London. After graduating from Imperial College London with a master's degree, he began his financial career at Salomon Brothers and worked in the ECU eurobond market.
Howard served on the New York Federal Reserve's investor advisory committee on financial markets and is one of a group of financial managers, who on occasion, advise New York Federal Reserve officials on economic policy.
Howard has been active in Conservative Party circles.
Howard founded the Alan Howard Charitable Foundation which contributes to charities that aim to support Israel and other Jewish causes. The foundation has a central focus on Holocaust education, the homeless and Israeli film. Howard also operates a charitable foundation and supports homeless charities.
In 2014, Howard started The Alan Howard Foundation/JW3 Speaker Series, which is a collection of conversations, talks, and entertainment by leaders and experts in their respective fields. Each event is intended to raise money for a Jewish centre in London.
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