Arian Neiron is the Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific at VanEck. Mr Neiron joined the firm in 2012 and a year later, he founded and established VanEck Australia’s asset management business. Since then, he has overseen the growth of VanEck to be Australia’s quickest growing and most successful smart beta ETF providers. In 2018, Mr Neiron was appointed to lead VanEck’s Asia Pacific business and as part of that role, he is the Managing Director of VanEck Singapore and Director of VanEck Investment Management (Shanghai). Prior to joining VanEck, he was a partner at boutique asset management consulting firm Sunstone Partners. Mr Neiron has also held roles at Perpetual Investments, Credit Suisse and MLC, where he started his career in finance. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Curtin University and a Diploma of Financial Services.