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‘I can do this’: Jane Andrews on launching an AM firm in a male-dominated field

Jane Andrews launched her own boutique last year but she is aware that many may feel daunted when it comes to starting their own ventures.


Women may be less likely to spearhead a new asset management business but they must be willing to take control of their own destiny.

So says Jane Andrews, chief investment officer and founder of Asia-focused investment boutique BambuBlack Asset Management.

Speaking on Selector’s Why Inclusion podcast, Andrews said she had opted to leave UK group Smith & Williamson in mid-2019 after 23 years. However, it took a lot of confidence to embrace her entrepreneurial side.

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