Sam Edwards

Managing Director

Sam has over 16 years of global banking, global markets and alternative asset management experience. Prior to joining Longreach Alternatives, Sam held the role of Regional Head (Asia) of Alternative Investments, Mutual Funds and Discretionary Wealth Management for HSBC, based in Hong Kong. In this role Sam managed large equity and credit focused portfolio management teams, re-positioned and rebuilt capital allocation businesses and was responsible for guiding HSBC’s global alternative investment proposition to be one of the largest allocators globally. Sam has deep experience in developing and implementing innovative and prescriptive alternative investment solutions for both institutional and private investors alike.

Prior to joining HSBC, Sam spent 7 years as a portfolio manager at Evolution Capital Management, an Asian Multi-Strategy hedge fund. Sam graduated with a post graduate Master of Applied finance from Macquarie University in 2005, prior to which he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tasmania.