mckown-pic-Peter McKown ('85)

Partner & Sr. Advisor, Prince Street Capital Management

Peter is a senior partner at Prince Street Capital Management LLC, a Registered Investment Adviser focused on investing in global Emerging and Frontier markets, with offices / affiliates in Singapore, Hong Kong and Sao Paulo.  He joined the firm as a founding partner at its inception in 2001, and has been responsible for all areas of risk management, regulatory compliance, operational control and financial reporting, technology, treasury and tax matters.  Peter most recently served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Prince Street Capital until November 2014, and previously served as the Chief Financial Officer from the firm's inception in 2001 until 2012.

Prior to Prince Street, Peter worked for over 11 years at CS First Boston in Los Angeles, Tokyo and Hong Kong, where he was instrumental in establishing the Mortgage-backed sales, Asian Equities and High Net Worth groups from 1985 until 1996.  He also actively consulted and managed various projects for Merrill Lynch Asia in Hong Kong and ABN Amro Bank in Singapore, before returning to the United States in 1999.
 

Peter is the President of The Prince Street Foundation and actively supports other non-profit organizations, including Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS.
 

Peter received a BS in Finance from Miami University (Ohio) in 1980 and earned his MBA in Marketing and Finance from Northwestern University.