Top Five Global Strategic Advisers
Julien Ward has made an impressive name for himself, acting closely with David Forbes in the firm’s private office. ‘We’re that single point of contact into the wider world of Savills,’ he says. The goal, he adds, is to ‘concentrate on building relationships, on client enquiries and situations’. With his background at Credit Suisse, Ward comes at his work ‘from a different angle… The idea is that banks are happier referring to people who are going to handle people the same way they would.’ Where is he most often to be found? ‘I spend a lot of time in Switzerland, then Jersey and Monaco.’ Ward is also seeing ‘a lot of cross-border capital coming out of the Far East’.