Rainer Michael Preiss
Portfolio Strategist


Currently serves as Portfolio Strategist at Taurus Family Office. Taurus is a Multi-Family Office based in Singapore which advised on USD 1.9billion in Assets under Advise. Previously, Chief Equity Strategist at Standard Chartered Bank and a member of the bank’s Global Investment Council where he was responsible for the” house-view” on Equities. Mr. Preiss has 25 years experience in global financial markets have worked in London, Paris, Hong Kong, Middle East, and Africa and Singapore in various investment and research functions.

Mr. Preiss is a graduate of the European Business School with a major in Finance and international economics, having studied at the school’s centers in London, Paris, and Bologna, Italy in the respective local languages. In addition, he studied in Japan, Korea, and China.

Mr. Preiss has taught extensively on Finance and Wealth Management in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.

He has also been a guest lecturer at the Chinese University of Hong Kong where he taught on Technical Analysis as well as a course on Banking & Financial Institutions with a focus on China’s Financial System. In Singapore, he taught a course on Credit Derivatives at SMU (Singapore Management University)

Mr. Preiss has also been invited to teach and has designed courses for The Graduate School of The People’s Bank of China, China’s Central Bank and is currently an Adjunct Researcher at Singapore’s  NTU – Nanyang Technology University Centre of African Studies. The mandate of the NTU-SBF Centre for African Studies (CAS) is to develop an awareness of Africa as an investment destination and to develop thought leadership and capacity for doing business in Africa.

A frequent contributor to CNBC and Bloomberg TV and Columnist for Forbes Magazine, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Kazakhstan editions.


Investments, Portfolio Strategy, Private Banking, Fund Management, Finance, Capital Markets