Earl Carr

Managing Director at Momentum Advisors

Earl Carr’s mandate is to develop the firm’s cross-border wealth management practice, and to build the firm’s international brand. Earl joined Momentum in 2014 from Morgan Stanley, where he was a Vice President in the Institute for Sustainable Investing.  Prior to Morgan Stanley, Earl was a Vice President of commercial banking at HSBC. He has also worked for McKinsey & Company and the Council on Foreign Relations. Earl has spent 8 years studying, living, and working in Asia, primarily: Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, and Taiwan. Earl has been quoted in The McKinsey Quarterly, Financial Planning Magazine, The South China Morning Post, and numerous other publications.

Earl is actively involved at The Council on Foreign Relations and is a member of The National Committee on United States-China Relations (NCUSCR). He is Chair of the Board of Trustees at Trinity Baptist Church. Mr. Carr is also an Adjunct Professor at New York University.

Earl received his Bachelor's degree in International Relations from The College of William & Mary and holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs from American University. He has also studied at Beijing Normal University in China, and International Christian University in Tokyo. He is fluent in Mandarin (Chinese), and also conversant in Japanese, Cantonese (Chinese), Spanish, and Arabic.