Des Sheehy

Des Sheehy

Formal First Name
Desmond (Des)

Desmond Sheehy is the Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Duxton Asset Management. In this role, she oversees the general management of the firm as well as the investment management activities. In addition, Sheehy serves on several global task forces and committees focused on sustainable investment in emerging markets and food security. Prior to his financial career, Sheehy spent nine years as an engineer working on large infrastructure projects throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Des has lived and worked in Ireland, the UK, Spain, Denmark, Japan, France, USA, Hong Kong and Singapore
  • He has been investing in companies and funds across a number of sectors across the capital structure in both emerging and developed markets. 
  • He is also an active participant in the Young Presidents’ Organization, helping to organize and day chair a number of learning events.
  • At INSEAD, he is an active alumnus, mentor, judge, and Entrepreneur in Residence helping current and former students examine and reach their goals. 
  • He is now focused on mentoring and helping founders and companies develop so that they can better tackle the next stage in their journey. 
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.