Senior Advisor – Strategy & Funds
Richard Harris is founder and CEO of Port Shelter Investment Management, which provides investment and business management consulting and supervision as a Hong Kong Responsible Officer.
Richard’s clients have included public and private institutions, investment managers, prominent industrial and political individuals, boards and family offices. He has pioneered Asian investment management for the last 37 years at senior levels for large global companies (including JP Morgan and Citigroup and regional investment boutique houses. During those years, he had managedmulti-asset long, derivative, hedge, and mutual funds for sovereign, endowment, institutional, pension, private and retail clients. As a consultant, his wide range of skills provides significant value for money.
Richard has since been appointed by HKSFC to review a wide range of complete financial litigation and arbitration cases; including those concerning synthetic security derivatives, insider trading, mis-selling of financial products, misuse of price sensitive information and determination of quantum. Richard hassubstantialregulatory, Board and China experience.
His experience includes the review of both civil and criminal disputes, for plaintiffs and defendants, concerning shareholder structures, loan agreements, employment contracts and bank and client conflicts. He has given evidence in Court in both Hong Kong and Singapore, and completed a tough case domiciled in Japan. He has worked alongside forensic accountants and liquidators, as well as the HK Securities and Futures Commission.
Richard is a well-known writer and broadcaster, published weekly in the South China Morning Post. He represents Radio Hong Kong’s daily financial program, “Money for Nothing”. He is a regular host on CNBC and Bloomberg Asia on controversial financial markets commentary appearing almost on a monthly basis,
Richard holds two BSc degrees, one with King’s College (First Honour) and also with Imperial College of University of London. He has a master degree with Harvard MBA (1986) and later the years obtained executive certificates from Peking University and Stanford University. A very strong academia, Richard is now pursuing a PhD degree with Cranfield University School of Management.