“ Halkin combines the skill set of an Investment Banker and a mind set of a Private Banker in creating a value proposition for UHNW clients. ”
Bashir Ahmad, CEO Halkin Investments
Bashir Ahmad has been associated with the banking industry for over two decades and has held Senior Management positions in Wealth Management and Private Investment Banking with ABN AMRO, ING N.V. and Bank of Singapore.
Bashir was Head of Private Clients at ABN AMRO Bank, leading a large well-established UK Private Banking practice. He was also responsible for Private Investment Banking, where he established key contacts with Ultra High Net Worth Clients, as well as a range of counter parties and service providers.
Subsequently, as Managing Director and Head of UK Private Banking for ING N.V. (later Bank of Singapore), he started the practice from scratch and scaled up the business significantly.
Bashir is currently a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI) and has participated in various Investment Banking and Wealth Management courses throughout his career.
Bashir decided to take on a entrepreneurial approach by setting up Halkin Investments as an LLP company in 2010 as Principal.
His main driving force behind establishing Halkin Investments was a desire to provide holistic financial solutions to Ultra High Net Worth Clients.