Rupert Walker

Associate editor, FinanceAsia

Rupert Walker is a senior editor and has been a financial journalist based in Hong Kong since 2005. Previously he was employed by Asiamoney, and has written for various magazines and newspapers on assignments in Central Europe, Russia and Africa. Rupert was also a fund manager in London – investing in emerging markets for Govett Investment, working in capital markets for SG Warburg and Goldman Sachs, and setting up a capital markets business in Singapore for NatWest. He has a BA/MA in Modern History from Keble College, Oxford University and an MA in Anthropology from SOAS, London University. He is also a CFA charterholder.

Rich list: HK, China dominate top 10

New World Development and Chow Tai Fook tycoon Cheng Yu Yung, who died in September, edges out Li Ka-shing as property billionaires dominate our top 10.
November 14, 2016

The Rich List: Finance dominates, IT rises

In Hong Kong and China, the financial industry - including property - is the main source of tycoon wealth. In India, however, new sectors are on the rise.
November 14, 2016

Rich List: Indonesia's above-ground treasures

Indonesia's family fortunes haven't necessarily sprung from its abundant natural resources but from the goods and services sector catering to a burgeoning consumer class.
October 29, 2015

Rich List: India moguls find ally in Modi

Family-owned conglomerates like Tata and Mittal continue to expand holdings on the back of policy support courtesy of business-friendly Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
October 28, 2015

Rich List: Hong Kong, Macau tycoon territory

If Warren Buffet is the Oracle of Omaha, Li Kai-shing is the Sage of South China. And Li's dynasy extends well beyond the region; the tycoon recently acquired a telecom in the EU.
October 26, 2015