Philip Watson

Philip Watson

Head of Global Investment Lab

Our team of experts around the world provides specialist insights to help clients build their portfolios and identify risks and opportunities that they may have been unaware of.

Philip leads our Global Investment Lab, overseeing the creation and delivery of innovative and holistic wealth management strategies, asset allocations and risk management advice to leading high net worth clients and family offices worldwide.

A voting member of the Global Investment Committee—which determines the Private Bank’s tactical asset allocation policy—Philip is also a member of the Multi-Asset Class Committee that informs decisions on the management of discretionary portfolios at Citi.

Prior to joining the Private Bank in 2003, Philip performed various roles within equity derivatives, risk management and warrants trading for Citi’s Investment Bank.


The Global Investment Lab is a unique team of professionals based in New York, London, Geneva, Hong Kong and Singapore that is dedicated to helping clients construct portfolios, understand risks and formulate investment strategies in a highly customized way.