|Residence Geneva, Switzerland|
Name Alan Howard
Role Hedge fund manager
Occupation Hedge fund manager
|Born Template:September 11 1963England|
Alma mater Imperial College London
Known for co-founder of Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP
Net worth 1.65 billion USD (2015)
Education Imperial College London
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Alan Howard (born September 1963) is a British hedge fund manager, the co-founder of Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP, and a former director of the Conservative Friends of Israel. In February 2013, Forbes listed him as one of the 40 highest-earning hedge fund managers. In 2014, he was ranked 53rd on the UK's Sunday Times Rich List. According to Forbes, Howard's net worth was $1.5 billion as of 2016.
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Born in England to a Jewish family, Howard attended Hasmonean Grammar School, Hendon London. After graduating from Imperial College London with a master's degree, he began his financial career at Salomon Brothers and worked in the ECU eurobond market.
Howard served on the New York Federal Reserve's investor advisory committee on financial markets and is one of a group of financial managers, who on occasion, advise New York Federal Reserve officials on economic policy.
Howard founded the Alan Howard Charitable Foundation which contributes to charities that aim to support Israel and other Jewish causes. The foundation has a central focus on Holocaust education, the homeless and Israeli film. Howard also operates a charitable foundation and supports homeless charities.
In 2010, Howard moved from London to Geneva, Switzerland. Five years later, he purchased a $14.5 million condo in Miami, Florida.
In 2014, Howard started The Alan Howard Foundation/JW3 Speaker Series, which is a series of conversations, talks, and entertainment by leaders and experts in their respective fields. Each event is intended to raise money for a Jewish center in London.