Editor in Chief, Professional Wealth Management
Yuri Bender is a financial journalist specialising in international asset management, private banking and capital markets. He joined the Financial Times group in 1992 and launched FT Mandate, a newspaper for the institutional investment industry, in 1999. He has since moved to concentrate more on private banking, launching the pan-European magazine and website, Professional Wealth Management, in 2001 followed by a separate Asian edition, PWM Asia, in 2008, and is editor-in-chief of both titles. He is particularly interested in comparing business and distribution models of private banking and asset management groups. He chairs industry panels on these topics and writes regularly on them for the FT newspaper. Yuri studied Investment Management at the London Business School.