John Mathews is head of Private Wealth Management and Ultra High Net Worth, which serve Wealth Management Americas' (WMA) wealthiest clients.
He is a Group Managing Director and a member of the WMA Executive Committee.
Leading the advisors who serve our wealthiest clients
John oversees the strategic direction and management of PWM. He plays an instrumental role in coordinating the delivery of the full range of the firm’s resources, which includes the integration of global solutions from the Investment Bank, Global Asset Management, and the Private Bank. To help streamline UBS' ultra high net worth offerings and service, John also has responsibility for the Americas Global Family Office and Business Development Group.
Previously at UBS
John has been with UBS’s Wealth Management Americas division and its predecessor companies since 1994, when he joined PaineWebber as Financial Advisor from E.F. Hutton & Co. He parlayed his experience as an Advisor as he took on roles as a Branch Manager, Complex Manager, and then Regional Director for the Southeast Region. Under John’s leadership, the Southeast Region of WMA was consistently a top performer and was named Region of the Year in 2012. John earned his B.A. in political science from the University of Florida.
Community involvement/board mandates
John is on the University of Florida Academic Foundation Board.