August Hatecke

Country Head, UBS Singapore
Co-Head UBS Global Wealth Management APAC

IBF Distinguished Fellow (2021)

Private Banking & Wealth Management

"Over the past 50 years, we have seen the rise of Singapore as a wealth management hub and today, it remains the region’s sweet growth spot.

For us at UBS, we see Singapore as Asia’s window to the world of global opportunities where we connect people and ideas to reimagine the power of investing. It is our priority to stay committed in partnering with Singapore to emerge stronger than before as a financial center by grooming a future-ready workforce that is client-focused, more agile and more digital. "


​August Hatecke was appointed Co-Head Wealth Management Asia Pacific with effect from 1 January 2019 and Country Head Singapore on 19 February 2019. He has been Head of UBS Wealth Management South East Asia since April 2016 and additionally Head of UBS Wealth since June 2017. August previously served as UBS Head of Ultra High Net Worth and Global Family Office Switzerland based in Zurich where he was responsible for managing the needs of wealthy clients in Switzerland.

August started his career with the Investment Banking arm of SBC O'Connor Warburg Dillon Read in 1992 before moving to Private Banking where he was working on Active Advisory, Portfolio Management, Treasury and Execution. He was with Credit Suisse AG for the period 2001-2010 where he headed teams in Private Banking Switzerland, Investment Services and Products as well as Trading and Sales. Since returning to UBS in 2010, he has been responsible for the Ultra High Net Worth and Global Family Office business for UBS Switzerland AG.

August holds a Master Degree in Economics from the University of Zurich.