Hugh Young

Managing Director
Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Ltd

IBF Distinguished Fellow (2008)

Fund Management


Hugh Young is Managing Director of Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited, the Aberdeen Group's regional HQ, and a director of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. Aberdeen is a dedicated asset manager offering its wide ranging skills to both institutional and retail investors and Aberdeen's funds have won many awards for performance over the years.

Hugh founded Singapore-based Aberdeen Asia in 1992, having been recruited in 1985 to manage Asian equities from London. Since then Aberdeen has become one of the largest managers of such assets globally. Singapore employs over 200 staff, while there are over 50 investment professionals stationed across the region, with offices in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan and Thailand.