Head of Distribution and Global Client Services
Doug Byrkit is Head of Distribution and Global Client Services at Matthews Asia. He has overall responsibility for the firm’s business development strategy, developing relationships with key distribution partners and directing the firm’s sales efforts in North America and global client services. Prior to joining Matthews in 2023, he served as Head of Institutional Business, Americas with Dimensional Fund Advisors where he led the institutional business in the Americas with a team of sales and client services professionals. From 2006 to 2010, Doug served as a Regional Director and generated OCIO total portfolio investment management relationships with mid-market plan sponsors located in nine Southwest and Central states. He also generated investment management relationships with large plan sponsors in the Western U.S. Earlier in his career, he held a variety of senior sales and management roles at Russell/Mellon, Gartner, Inc., and Nextel Communications Inc. Doug received a B.A. in Organizational Studies from the University of California, Davis.