Stanley Howard is Founder, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Teneo Partners Japan, overseeing the firm’s business across all offerings. Mr. Howard is a veteran of the fund markets in Japan with over 30 years of experience in dealing with Japanese investors and institutions. He founded Teneo Partners in 2003 and has been instrumental in building the firm into an organization that is highly regarded for its ability to provide effective placement and innovative distribution offerings to asset managers. The firm has grown into an organization of 15 professionals, covering all investor segments of the market. Stan was born and raised in rural Japan, giving him a level of understanding of the culture that few foreigners have.
Employed by ItoChu, a major Japanese trading company, after graduating from the University of Michigan he later moved to the financial industry following his MBA studies at Northwestern University. Initially working at Smith Barney Harris Upham he later entered Morgan Stanley managing the foreign equity desk in Tokyo. Then, after joining the Tiedemann Investment group he entered the alternatives industry and subsequently managed the Japan business for Investor Select Advisors as President, Japan. During that time Stan served as Vice Chairman for the Japan Branch of AIMA, the Alternative Investment Management Association.