Global Head of Business Development
Heather McLeish is the Global Head of Business Development of The Poseidon Group, a transaction services and advisory firm with clients have more than USD100 billion in assets under management and administration. Prior to working with Poseidon, she was the Executive Director in EXS Capital, responsible for overall management of the firm and also handled business development, investor relations, branding and marketing.
Heather started her career in Asia in 2001. Before relocating to Hong Kong she worked in Japan with an Australian fund manager investing in real estate development projects, responsible for fundraising from Japanese high net worth and institutional investors. She has over ten years’ experience in the financial services industry in Japan, including advisory, operations, fundraising and investor relations. Heather has been regularly featured as a guest presenter on NHK’s “Cool Japan” television show since 2007, conducting reports and interviews from around Japan for international markets.
Heather graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Cultural Anthropology from Franklin Pierce University. She speaks fluent Japanese.