Gene Orr

Gene Orr

Managing Director

As Manging Director of Straits Group, Gene is responsible for developing new business opportunities globally and building bridges between the US and other continents such as Asia. Mr. Orr has been in the financial industry for the last 25 years and has held senior positions at leading global financial institutions such as Citigroup Global Markets, HSBC, and Jefferies. He started his career as a commodity sales broker at an investment bank in Seoul and London dealing with metals and energy products before moving on to senior positions in the futures industry with Refco Group, LLC and Cargill Investor Services, both of which are located in Chicago. He recently served as the CEO of AQG Capital Management, now known as KB Asset Management, in Singapore. Gene read for his Ph.D in Finance from the University of Birmingham in U.K and holds an MA from Bond University in Australia. He and his wife, Sue, have two children.