Josh Matthews is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of MASECO LLP in the UK. He is from Montreal and received his Honours in Business Administration from The Richard Ivey School of Business in London, Ontario. In 1997, after traveling extensively in South East Asia and Africa post-graduation, he started his wealth management career with Salomon Smith Barney in New York City in their Park Avenue Wealth Management branch. In New York Josh typically worked with American ex-pats living abroad from Honeywell, Pfizer, Young & Rubicam, IBM and other companies where SSB managed the company stock option plan. In 2001, Josh transferred to London where he began the formation of the US Ex-pat team under the banner Citi-Smith Barney following Salomon Smith Barney’s merger with Citibank.
Josh co-founded MASECO Private Wealth in 2008 and in 2009 co-founded MASECO Switzerland which has since been renamed Pilotage Private Wealth. Josh is an expert in helping American citizens to manage, preserve and grow their wealth. Josh believes companies play an important part in our society and spearheaded MASECO’s efforts to become the first B Corporation in the UK in the financial services sector. Josh has been awarded the International Private Bank Outstanding Young Private Banker Award and has been a City Wealth Leader many times. He is also an internationally recognised speaker and has spoken at notable conferences in New York, Singapore and London. Josh routinely contributes to wealth management forums and roundtable discussions as a subject matter expert. He is also regularly featured in industry magazines and newspapers. Josh is regulated to provide financial advice in the UK, most of Europe and the USA.
In his spare time…
Josh is a philanthropist and an athlete. He is a keen ice-hockey player and plays twice a week for the London Rangers and Spitfire hockey clubs and in 2015 his team won the Canada Day Pond Hockey Tournament in London. He is also an avid skier and was crowned the fastest skier in his category at the City Ski Championship in 2011 and 2013. An avid tennis fan, his favourite tournament is the AEGON Championships at the Queen’s Club. (Click here to learn more about MASECO’s B- Corp Status)
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