Matthew Edwards leads Egon Zehnder’s Private Equity, Asset Management, FinTech, and Chief Financial Officer practices in Hong Kong. He has deep experience in investment, wealth, and asset management across multiple countries, and is also active in the firm’s talent assessment and leadership advisory services.
Whether I’m solving talent gaps, navigating career developments, providing project assistance, or developing leadership strategies, my work at Egon Zehnder provides myriad opportunities to find solutions.
Before joining Egon Zehnder, Matthew was Managing Director — Head of Business Development and Investor Relations at Guard Capital Management Limited, a Hong Kong-based global macro hedge fund. He began his career at UBS Painewebber in Chicago but spent his formative professional years with GCM Grosvenor, a leading global alternative asset manager, where he conducted due diligence on thousands of hedge fund managers while leading the firm’s Asian investment activities.
Matthew has a BA in economics from Lake Forest College, where he was an Independent Scholar, and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. His interests include trail running, biohacking, Stoic philosophy, and researching the world’s best burger while attempting to perfect the homemade version.