Alexander Prout

Activist & Vice Chair, I HAVE THE RIGHT TO

 

Activist & Vice Chair, I HAVE THE RIGHT TO

Head of Asia Pacific, DWS

Alex Prout is a national leader and advocate against gender based violence and a victims rights advocate. Following the assault of his daughter at her high school, he has spent the past four years speaking out on behalf of women and girls, encouraging victims to shatter the

silence surrounding sexual abuse and holding complicit institutions accountable.
Alex is the Head of Asia Pacific for DWS, a branch of Deutsche Bank and is responsible for the development and growth of Asia Pacific. Alex joined DWS in 2017 with more than 30 years of industry experience. Based in Hong Kong, he is responsible for the development and growth of DWS business in Asia Pacific.

Before his appointment, Alex was most recently Chief Operating Officer for Global Sales and Distribution at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. Prior to that, he worked at Invesco Asset Management and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. Having spent much of his career in Hong Kong and Tokyo, Alex is a well-respected asset management veteran in the industry with strong Asia experience, particularly in Japan where he managed both retail and institutional businesses for over 13 years.

Alex is also the founding chair of the Vital Voices Solidarity Council.