Richard Garland

Richard Garland is managing director of Investec Asset Management's cross-border group, which handles offshore fund distribution and institutional clients in the Americas. He is also responsible forthe firm's business with the key global distribution networks.

Prior to Investec, he was CEO and chairman of Global Armour, a global manufacturer of personal protection equipment, with offices in South Africa, the U.K. and the U.S.

Between 1999 and 2003, Garland was CEO of Janus International, an asset management company based in Denver. From 1994 to 1996, he as senior vice president at J&W Seligman, an asset management company based in New York, where he was responsible for its offshore fund business. Garland also worked as the international marketing director for Henderson Investors and assistant marketing director at Morgan Grenfell Investment Management in London. He began his career at Hambros Investment Management, also in London.

Garland graduated from the University of Leeds in 1984, with a joint honors degree in English and German.

Delivering Alpha 2012 Advisory Board

  • Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss, President and CEO, The Rock Greek Group

    After a long and successful career on Wall Street, Schloss now works for New York City, where he is deputy comptroller for asset management and chief investment officer for the New York City Retirement System.

  • Ashbel Williams, Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, Florida State Board of Administration (SBA)

    Williams, executive director and CIO of the Florida State Board of Administration, has spent much of his career in state government, but he's also worked in the hedge fund business in New York.   

  • Jennifer Vaccaro, Director of Institutional Sales, Investec Asset Management

    Vaccaro is director of institutional sales at Investec Asset Management, overseeing new business development in the North America institutional market. She has held senior sales positions at several other firms.

Delivering Alpha 2012 Video

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