INVESTOR services provider, IQ-EQ, announced March 24 the appointment of Peter Golovsky as the managing director, head of Private Wealth in Asia. He will be based in Hong Kong.
In a newly created key leadership position, Golovsky’s role reflects the firm’s global growth strategy as well as the significant business opportunities opening up across Asia as wealth continues to grow at pace within the region.
Golovsky is a chartered accountant and seasoned senior leader with 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry, including eight years in Hong Kong, during which he has achieved significant business growth within the fiduciary sector while working closely with major Asian families, their family offices and their international business operations.
In his new role, Golovsky will be responsible for leading and driving the continued growth of the firm’s private wealth segment across Asia with a particular focus on supporting Asian entrepreneurs, family businesses and family offices in areas of succession, governance, cross-border planning, intergenerational wealth transfer and philanthropy.
Prior to joining IQ-EQ, he was global head of Fiduciary Services and head of Asia for an international legal, accounting and fiduciary services firm with offices spanning from the US to New Zealand. As well as leading the group’s private wealth offering globally, he was responsible for establishing its presence in Asia, including the establishment of its Hong Kong office.
Before that, he was managing director of the Institutional Sales and Private Client division of a global fiduciary services provider, with responsibilities spanning 44 offices and 33 countries.
Golovsky relocated to Hong Kong in 2012 from his native Australia, where he spent 10 years in private banking, holding senior distribution positions at both Macquarie and Westpac. Other previous experience has included roles spanning private wealth, risk management, corporate governance and audit in both Australia and the US.
IQ-EQ employs a global workforce of 2,800+ people located in 23 jurisdictions and has assets under administration (AUA) exceeding US$400 billion. The firm works with seven of the top 10 global private equity firms and provides a range of compliance, administration, asset and advisory services to investment funds, global companies, family offices and private clients globally.