Sanford is Managing Director of Asset Solutions, Consultant on Transatlantic Trade, and Former Visiting Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs. Currently he is writing a book: Only Trade Works: A History of Transatlantic Trade. He is a former a Managing Director: Edmond de Rothschild and Fund Manager at Lazard Freres.
Asset Solutions provides services in consultancy for clients and family offices in transatlantic trade, fund raising, strategic planning, political risks and corporate finance. He has been involved in asset based finance, international development, corporate finance, M&A, Corporate Strategy and the fund investment business over forty years.
Born in the United States, also now a UK Citizen, he was educated in the United States, Switzerland and Germany.
During his career, Sanford has worked and lived: USA, Germany, Switzerland, France, Belgium, UK, Hungary, Poland, Russia and Hong Kong. He now lives in London with his British wife since 1981.