Sterling Capital Partners Limited
Garnet was educated at Stand Grammar School and the London Guildhall University. He is a fellow of the Chartered Securities Institute.
Following his education he joined a Manchester firm of Stockbrokers and became a member of the London Stock Exchange. Garnet subsequently became the Chairman of an Australian listed life insurance and financial services group. He later served as the Chairman of a small Private Bank with offices in London, Bristol and the Isle of Man.
Garnet has served as a director of several Asia focused investment companies and spent many years commuting to Asia and especially to Hong Kong and China.
He brings over thirty-five years’ experience in the financial services sector.
A chat with Garnet
What was your first job?
When you were growing up, what did you want to be?
If you could give a younger version of yourself some advice what would it be?
Always think twice.
What makes you happy?
What infuriates you?
What’s the most embarrassing thing that’s happened to you?
Asking a woman when her child is due, to learn she wasn’t pregnant!!!
What are your best qualities and worst habits?
Best qualities; hard working and loyal. Worst habits; bored easily.
Name 5 guests dead or alive you would invite to a dinner party?
Elizabeth I, Oliver Cromwell, Sir Garnet Wolseley, Winston Churchill & Margaret Thatcher.
Worst job you’ve ever had?
None come to mind.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Visit the gym
If you could change one law what would it be?
Legalise some selected drugs
Do you prefer Indian or Chinese food or another cuisine?
Besides the obvious if there was one day you could relive, which one would you pick? (can’t put wedding or birth of a child)
23 June 2016
Favorite meal ?
What is the best invention ever?
Have you take the toiletries from hotels when you leave?
Ooops – yes!
Do you still watch cartoons?
Not from choice
When was the last time you hand wrote a letter?
Two weeks ago
What was the first concert you attended?
I don’t think I have
Can you change the oil in a car?
If you could have a super power what would it be?
Who is the most famous person you’ve met?
Umm! permit me 4? Harold Wilson, Ted Heath, Margaret Thatcher and Bill Clinton!!
If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would buy?
If you could time travel, which era would you visit?
17th Century England
Describe yourself in 3 words?
What is the first record you bought?
I don’t think I ever have.