George Long is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of LIM Advisors Limited. His experience in the financial industry began in 1980. Before leaving to establish LIM, Long set up and ran Barclays Global Investors’ asset management business in Asia. While at Barclays, Long served on the executive committee for Barclays Group Asia and the global investment committee in London. Prior to that, he was the Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Gartmore Asia, and head of the Korean operations for Indosuez W.I. Carr. He also worked in New York for Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company.
Long is a former governor of AIMR (now The CFA Institute). He also established the Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts, as well as the Hong Kong / China chapter of the Alternative Investment Management Association. Long holds an MBA in Finance, an MA in Asian Studies from the University of Washington and is a CFA Charterholder.10 November 2016