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Iain Drayton, Goldman Sachs

Iain Drayton, Head of Investment Banking Division Asia ex Japan at Goldman Sachs, 15 February 2023

Iain Drayton, Partner and Managing Director at Goldman Sachs

Iain Drayton, alumnus of Trinity Hall, Cambridge University, has very kindly agreed to join us for a zoom discussion on his work in investment banking:

  • 10pm (Tokyo time) Wednesday 15 February 2023 start
    • 10pm Tokyo time, 9pm Hong Kong time, 1pm London/UK time, 8am NY time, 5am SF time
  • 10:15pm – 11:15pm Iain Drayton
  • 11:15pm – discussions

Iain Drayton

Iain is head of the Investment Banking Division (IBD) in Asia Ex-Japan (AEJ) at Goldman Sachs. He is member of the Partnership Committee, Firmwide Client and Business Standards Committee, IBD Executive Committee, Asia Pacific Management Committee, IBD Council for Advancement of Racial Equity, EMEA and Asia Pacific Inclusion and Diversity committees and Investment Banking Services (IBS) Leadership Group. Iain serves on the Board of Advisors for Launch with GS, Goldman Sachs’ commitment to investment in companies and investments managers with diverse leadership, and he is also a sponsor of the Asia Pacific Black and Hispanic/Latinx Network. Previously, he was head of the Financial and Strategic Investors Group in Asia Pacific and head of IBS in AEJ. Iain joined Goldman Sachs in Tokyo as a managing director in 2006, relocated to Hong Kong in 2010 and was named partner in 2014.

Prior to joining the firm, Iain worked in London and Tokyo for SBC Warburg from 1995 to 2000 and Nikko Citigroup from 2000 to 2006.

Iain serves on the board of the China Development Foundation, a nonprofit focused on reducing the opportunity gap between rural and urban schools in China. He is a founding member of the American Ballet Theater Global Council, and is a co-founder of RIAC UK, a nonprofit focused on driving next generation board membership in the UK arts sector.

Iain earned a diploma in Mandarin and Economics from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing in 1991 and an MA, first class honors with distinction, in Japanese Studies from Trinity Hall, Cambridge University, in 1995.

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Registration and enquiries:

Prior registration required until Tuesday 14 February 2023. Anonymous registrations are not accepted, please introduce yourself briefly when you register.

We will upload the recording to the Trinity in Japan Youtube Channel – by participating you agree to the upload of the recording:

All Trinity members, Fellows and students globally are very welcome to pre-register, and I will send a registration link if there are still places available.

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