Alan Howard (hedge fund manager)

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Alan Howard
Born September 11, 1963
Residence Geneva, Switzerland
Nationality British
Alma mater 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)[1]
US$1.5 billion (Forbes, 2016)
Spouse(s) Sabine Howard[2]
Children Daniel Howard, Leah Howard, Hannah Howard, Noah Howard

Alan Howard (born September 1963) is a British hedge fund manager, the co-founder of Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP, and a former director of the Conservative Friends of Israel.[3] In February 2013, Forbes listed him as one of the 40 highest-earning hedge fund managers.[4] In 2014, he was ranked 53rd on the UK's Sunday Times Rich List.[5] According to Forbes, Howard's net worth was $1.5 billion as of 2016.[6]


Born in England to a Jewish[7] family, Howard attended Hasmonean Grammar School, Hendon London. After graduating from Imperial College London with a master's degree,[8] he began his financial career at Salomon Brothers and worked in the ECU eurobond market.[9]

Howard serves 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.[10]

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.[11] Howard also operates a charitable foundation and supports homeless charities.[3]

In 2010, Howard moved from London to Geneva, Switzerland.[12] Five years later, he purchased a $14.5 million condo in Miami, Florida.[13]


  1. ^ "Sunday Times Rich List". The Sunday Times (page 29). 26 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "English Billionaire Alan Howard Settles Ownership Dispute Over Painting For $10 Million". Jewish Business News. Retrieved 22 May 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "The Business On... Alan Howard, Founder, Brevan Howard". The Independent. September 21, 2011. Retrieved September 3, 2013. 
  4. ^ Vardi, Nathan (Feb 26, 2013), "The 40 Highest-Earning Hedge Fund Managers & Traders 2013", Forbes 
  5. ^ "2014 Sunday Times Rich List". Retrieved 5 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "#1190 Alan Howard". Forbes. Retrieved 13 February 2016. 
  7. ^ Andrew Clark (March 11, 2010). "Alan Howard: New billionaire on the block". The Guardian. 
  8. ^ "Alan Howard". Forbes. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  9. ^ "Alan Howard", Dow Jones Financial News
  10. ^ Goldstein, Matthew; Ablan, Jennifer; Wachtel, Katya (October 10, 2013). "Top global hedge fund Brevan Howard takes emerging markets hit". Reuters. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  11. ^ The Jewish Chronicle "The JC Power 100: Alan Howard" Archived November 4, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. September 5, 2008
  12. ^ "Alan Howard moves to Geneva" Efinancial News E financial news
  13. ^ Kallergis, Katherine. "British billionaire buys at Faena for $14.5M". The Real Deal. Retrieved 13 February 2016. 

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