Brian Spence

HSP Consulting


Brian Spence is Managing Partner of HSP Consulting. He has over 35 years of experience in the UK and international financial services sector as an investment manager, financial planner, & M&A specialist. He is a regular contributor in the UK and Vietnamese financial press and has a deep understanding of the financial services community.

He was Founding Partner at a London-based consultancy firm, building the brand from scratch into one of the foremost consultancy firms in the City of London. During 35 years of business, Brian has been advising clients in finance institutions, medical, industrial and private -equity companies in Europe and Asia.

Brian has specialist expertise in Socially Responsible Investment and launched a number of international and home-based products that were the first of their kind in the UK. He launched the first Pan-European conference on investing with Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) awareness and first professional l examination in the subject.

In 2016, Brian moved to Asia and established HSP Consulting. He brings his international Merger and Acquisition skills to the burgeoning Vietnamese market. Vietnam has benefited from significant foreign direct investment over the past decade, but post Covid foreign direct investment has become vital to consolodate Vietnamese businesses that have suffered during this pandemic. Brian sees this as one of his major priorities over the next three years.