Our people

Our services are delivered by skilled investment professionals and we continue to grow our business through the reputation of our people.

Our investment managers, pensions and financial planners, and tax and legal specialists are listed below as well as our Board and Executive team. Alternatively, please call 020 7399 0000 to arrange to speak to one of our team.

Mark Nicholls

Rathbone Brothers Plc - Chairman
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Mark Nicholls
Rathbone Brothers Plc - Chairman

Mark is a lawyer and corporate financier and was appointed as chairman at our 2011 AGM. After studying law at Cambridge, he qualified as a solicitor at Linklaters before joining S G Warburg in 1976. He became a director in 1984 and head of investment banking in 1994. In 1996 he joined Royal Bank of Scotland and became head of their private equity group, leaving in 2003 to pursue a plural career. He is currently chairman of the West Bromwich Building Society and a non-executive director of Northern Investors Company PLC. He is considered to be independent. 

Philip Howell

Rathbone Brothers Plc - Chief Executive
Philip Howell, photograph
Philip Howell
Rathbone Brothers Plc - Chief Executive

Philip is chief executive and was appointed in 2013. Following an early military career, Philip spent over 30 years in the investment banking and private banking sectors, undertaking a range of leadership roles as well as gaining considerable general management experience. He was with Barclays for 24 years, which included leadership assignments in Asia and South Africa and subsequently as head of strategy and corporate development focused on the international and private banking divisions. He continued his involvement in private wealth management, firstly as chief executive of Fortis Private Banking and subsequently of Williams de Broë. Philip is a graduate of the Harvard Business School, Advanced Management Programme.

Paul Stockton

Rathbone Brothers Plc - Finance Director/Designate Managing Director, RIM
Paul Stockton, photograph
Paul Stockton
Rathbone Brothers Plc - Finance Director/Designate Managing Director, RIM

Paul was appointed group finance director in 2008. He qualified as a chartered accountant with PriceWaterhouse in 1992. In 1999 he joined Old Mutual Plc as group financial controller, becoming director of finance in 2001 and finance director of Gerrard Limited eight months later. Two years after the sale of Gerrard in 2005 he left to work initially for Euroclear and, subsequently, as a divisional finance director of the Phoenix Group. He was formerly a non-executive director of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

Sarah Gentleman

Rathbone Brothers Plc - Non-executive director
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Sarah Gentleman
Rathbone Brothers Plc - Non-executive director

Sarah was appointed as a non-executive director in 2015 and chair of the remuneration committee in June 2017. She started her career as a consultant at McKinsey and Company and then worked for several years in the telecoms and digital sectors, latterly as chief financial officer of the LCR Telecom Group. In 1999, she joined the internet bank Egg, the internet banking subsidiary of Prudential, where she was responsible for business development and strategy. In 2005, she joined Sanford C. Bernstein & Co, the institutional research and trading arm of Alliance Bernstein as a banking analyst covering the European banking sector. Sarah graduated from Cambridge with a degree in Natural Sciences and also has an MBA from INSEAD.

Terri Duhon

Rathbone Brothers Plc - Non-executive director
Terri Duhon
Rathbone Brothers Plc - Non-executive director

Terri Duhon was appointed non-executive director in 2018. She is also the Non-Executive Chair of Morgan Stanley Investment Management for the EMEA business, on the board of Morgan Stanley International as a Non-Executive Director where she chairs the Risk Committee, an Associate Fellow at The Said Business School at Oxford University, on the MIT Corporation Visiting Committee and a motivational speaker for Speakers for Schools. 

After graduating from MIT in Math, Terri Duhon started her career at JPMorgan and spent 10 years working as a derivative trader.  Later she became an entrepreneur and started several businesses.  She has been on the board of CHAPS Co, the board of Operation Smile and was a founding member of the Women’s Leadership Group for the Prince’s Trust.  She is the author of How the Trading Floor Really Works.    

James Dean

Rathbone Brothers Plc - Non-executive director
James Dean
Rathbone Brothers Plc - Non-executive director

James was appointed as a non-executive director in 2013 and chair of the audit committee in 2014. He is a chartered accountant with over 30 years’ experience working in financial services. James worked in a variety of roles at Ernst&Young over a period of 14 years, including holding the position of managing partner for the UK Financial Services Audit Practice for four years. He holds a number of other non-executive directorships including Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society and is chairman of The Stafford Railway Building Society.

Jim Pettigrew

Rathbone Brothers Plc - Non executive director
Jim Pettigrew
Rathbone Brothers Plc - Non executive director

Jim was appointed as a non-executive director at our 2017 AGM and our senior independent director in august 2017. He is Chairman of CYBG PLC, Scottish Financial Enterprise and RBC (Europe) Ltd. He is a chartered accountant and was formerly Chief Executive Officer of CMC Markets UK plc, Chief Operating Officer of Ashmore Group plc and Group Finance Director of ICAP plc. He previously held a senior independent director role at Crest Nicholson Holdings Plc and a chairman role at The Edinburgh Investment Trust plc.  He was formerly a non-executive director at Aberdeen Asset Management plc, AON UK Ltd, Hermes Fund Managers Ltd and the immediate past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

Colin Clark

Rathbone Brothers Plc - Non-executive director
Colin Clark
Rathbone Brothers Plc - Non-executive director

Colin Clark was appointed non-executive director in October 2018.  He was at Mercury Asset Management and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers for over 20 years and then was appointed a non-executive director at Standard Life Investments in 2004. In 2005, Colin took on NED roles, with Alpha Strategic Plc, and with the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust where he also chaired the Cancer Campaign Marketing Committee.

Colin was appointed an executive director of Standard Life Investments in 2010 and subsequently appointed to the Standard Life Plc board as an executive director with responsibility for the Global Client Group. He retired from this position in 2017.

Colin is currently a non-executive director of AXA Investment Managers SA and Chairman of AXA Investment Managers UK board.

Aaron McLoughlin

Senior financial planner
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Aaron McLoughlin
Senior financial planner

Aaron Mcloughlin is a Senior Financial Planner in London with over 10 years of experience in Financial Services, and has joined Rathbones from Kleinwort Benson, where he was Head of Financial Planning. Prior to this he worked with the financial planning team at Lloyds Private Bank covering their London Mayfair office.

Aaron is a Chartered Financial Planner, a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society, and is a qualified Trust and Estate Practitioner, with a specialist qualification in UK Tax Planning for International Clients, from The Society for Trusts and Estate Planning (STEP).

Aaron has significant experience in providing holistic financial advice to Individuals, Corporates, and Trustees. He helps clients across a broad range of areas including protecting their wealth, retirement planning, investment structuring, and has a particular interest in advising on complex tax and succession planning.

Adam Greaves

Investment manager
Adam Greaves
Investment manager

Adam Greaves graduated from the University of Southampton in 2008 with a BSc in Management Sciences with Accounting and joined Ernst & Young in Jersey, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant.

After five years at Ernst & Young, Adam moved to Brooks Macdonald International in 2013 as an Investment Manager and qualified as a Chartered Wealth Manager.  At Brooks Macdonald International, Adam was twice included in Citywire’s Top 30 under 30 financial professionals, and co-managed the offshore Managed Portfolio Service as well as discretionary management services for private clients, trusts, charities and pension funds.

At the beginning of 2018, after spending 10 years overseas, Adam decided to move to London and joined Rathbones.

Adrian Maxwell

Investment director
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Adrian Maxwell
Investment director

Adrian joined Rathbones in 2004 following completion of his Financial Economics degree. Adrian joined the business as an Investment Manager’s Assistant and following continuing professional development has earned promotion to his current position as Investment Director.

Adrian is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter holder and member of the CFA Institute. In addition, Adrian is a chartered member of the CISI (Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment), having attained the Diploma and, as noted above, Adrian has an honours degree in Financial Economics from the University of Liverpool.

Adrian specialises in the management of Charities and Private Clients. Adrian invests in all asset classes on behalf of his clients, but is particularly enthusiastic about equity investments. Adrian is a member of the Group Stock Selection Committee.

Alan Dobbie

Fund Manager
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Alan Dobbie
Fund Manager

Alan Dobbie joined Rathbones in October 2005. He became co-manager of the Rathbone Income Fund in October 2018. Alan has previously managed and co-managed a number of UK, European and global equity funds for Rathbones.

He graduated from the University of Strathclyde with an MSc Finance and also holds degrees in Accounting & Finance and Chemical Sciences from the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh, respectively. Alan holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter-holder.

Alan Martin

Investment director, Rathbone Investment Management International
Alan Martin headshot - Rathbone Investment Management
Alan Martin
Investment director, Rathbone Investment Management International

Alan Martin is an investment director for Rathbone Investment Management International and manages a range of private client, trust, corporate and charity portfolios. Alan is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

Alan began his career in offshore finance in 1987 with AIB Bank in Jersey and prior to joining Rathbones in October 2012, he was responsible AIB’s offshore investment proposition.

Alastair Childs

Investment director
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Alastair Childs
Investment director

Alastair Childs is an investment director and a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment.

Alastair has spent his entire working career in private client investment management in London, starting in 1984 at Vickers da Costa. Alastair joined Laurence Keen, which subsequently became part of Rathbones, in 1992.

Alastair McLean

Investment director
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Alastair McLean
Investment director

Alastair McLean is a Chartered Wealth Manager and Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. He has a law degree from The University of Dundee as well as an MBA from the University of Strathclyde Graduate School of Business.
 
He joined James Finlay Investment Management in 1987 where he worked as an investment manager until the company was acquired by Brewin Dolphin in 1996 where he served as a divisional director until joining Rathbones in 2015. 
 
Alastair has over 25 years of experience in private client investment management. He grew up in England but was educated in Scotland and works across the UK with a diverse client base specialising in the management of family wealth. He has long experience in collectives management as well as direct equity and bond market investment.
 
He has been a member of the Glasgow City Committee for Macmillan Cancer Support for the past ten years.

Alex Clay

Investment director
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Alex Clay
Investment director

Alex joined Rathbones as an investment director in 2002 and manages a large portfolio of high net worth private clients, their SIPPs and associated trusts. He started his investment career in London over 30 years ago at Henderson Administration where he trained. He subsequently helped establish the private client fund management department within Murray Johnstone before moving to Premier Asset Management.

Alex is a Chartered Wealth Manager and a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments.

Alex Dow

Investment director
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Alex Dow
Investment director

Alex Dow is investment director, he has a joint honours degree in politics, philosophy and economics from UEA. Alex is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments, holding the diploma, and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

Prior to joining Rathbones in December 2007, Alex worked at HSBC Investments (formerly James Capel) for eight years managing investment portfolios for charities and private clients. At HSBC Alex was a member of the UK Stock Committee and specifically covered the engineering, aerospace and defence sectors.

Alex Moore

Head of Collectives
Alex Moore
Head of Collectives

Alex Moore is a Head of Collectives Research for Rathbones. He is responsible for carrying out quantitative and qualitative analysis to select funds for recommended use within portfolios managed at Rathbones across different asset classes and strategies. He sits on Rathbone’s Collectives Research Committees and also assists the Rathbone Multi-Asset Portfolios team with their collectives’ investments.

Alex joined Rathbones in May 2015. Prior to joining, he worked for the British Steel Pension Fund and Dimensional Fund Advisors, specialising in Asia-Pacific and Emerging Markets equity portfolio management. Alex graduated from the University of Durham with a BA (Hons) in Economics. He holds the Investment Management Certificate, is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, and is a CFA Charterholder.

Alex Richmond

Director of Tax
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Alex Richmond
Director of Tax

Alex is director of tax at Rathbones and has been advising private clients and business owners for 20 years. Alex specialises in providing capital gains and inheritance tax advice and has a wide range of experience in  all areas of private trust work.

Alex Turnbull

Investment director
Alex Turnbull
Investment director

Alex Turnbull is an investment director, his main focus is in managing assets for the not for profit, pension and corporate sector with a bias towards structuring segregated asset portfolios. He has particular expertise in corporate debt and equities, and where possible has a preference for direct investment of these asset classes. He chairs the charity asset allocation and stock committee and also sits on the UK equity and fixed income committee for the Investment Management division of Rathbones.
Alex is chartered fellow of the securities institute and holds the securities institute diploma, having qualified in 1989. Prior to joining Rathbones in 2008 he spent 20 years at HSBC Global Asset Management (formerly James Capel) where he was responsible for developing and leading the successful charity division.

Alexandra Jackson

Fund manager
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Alexandra Jackson
Fund manager

Alexandra is the manager of the Rathbone UK Opportunities Fund. Previously she was co-manager of the Rathbone Recovery Fund, appointed in June 2014, and has spent over 10 years with Rathbones.

Alexandra joined Rathbone Unit Trust Management in 2007 as an equity analyst, and then became assistant fund manager on the Rathbone Global Opportunities Fund.

Alexandra is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter-holder and holds the Investment Management Certificate. She has a BA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Durham. She is a member of the Rathbone Investment Management Stock Selection Committee and co-chairs REN, the Rathbones Engagement Network.

Alexandra Pike

Senior Solicitor
Alexandra Pike
Senior Solicitor

Alexandra joined Rathbones in 2017, having previously been a Senior Associate in the Private Client team at Wedlake Bell LLP.  Alexandra qualified as a solicitor in 2007, having trained at Mills & Reeve LLP.

Alexandra specialises in UK and offshore tax and trusts and is particularly experienced in: advising on and implementing tax efficient strategies for both UK and non-UK domiciliaries; advising in relation to onshore and offshore trusts; trust drafting; succession planning including drafting complex Wills; administering estates (including cross-border estates); and capacity issues / OPG applications.

Alexandra has experience of advising entrepreneurial clients, trustees and landed estates.   

Alexandra is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Alfie Hayes

Investment sales consultant, East
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Alfie Hayes
Investment sales consultant, East

Alfie is an Investment Sales Consultant and is a key point of contact for IFAs, brokers and DFM clients. He works alongside Andy Austin, responsible for the East.  

Before joining Rathbones in 2016, Alfie worked as a broker at BGC for 4 years, before spending a year at Franklin Templeton on the Sales desk. Alfie holds a BA (Hons) Politics degree from the University of Leeds.

Ali Johnson

Company Secretary
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Ali Johnson
Company Secretary

Ali joined Rathbones on 1 April 2016 and was appointed Company Secretary on 1 May 2016. Prior to joining Rathbones, Ali spent 9 years as Director of Company Secretarial Services at Signet Jewelers having responsibilities for a wide variety of areas and functions during this time.   Ali graduated in law and is a Fellow of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. 

Amanda Browning

Senior financial planner
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Amanda Browning
Senior financial planner

Amanda Browning is a Senior Financial Planner for the Bristol Office with over twenty years experience of advising wealthy individuals on a wide range of financial planning matters including inheritance tax mitigation, generational wealth succession, family and business protection and pension planning.

Amanda Joined Rathbones in October from Coutts where she was an Investment Manager for four years. Prior to this she spent twenty years at Lloyds Private Banking covering a broad spectrum of financial and investment planning. She holds qualifications as a Chartered Financial Planner and as a Chartered Wealth Manager.

Amanda is a Fellow Chartered member of the Chartered Insurers Institute as well as a Chartered member of The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments.

Amos Nelson

Investment manager
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Amos Nelson
Investment manager

Amos works closely with James Fox in the management of investment portfolios for private clients, charities and self-invested personal pensions.

He is a graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Bristol and currently holds the Masters in Wealth Management and the Investment Management and Financial Planning Certificates.

Amos is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and sits on our Collectives Research Committee. 

Amy Kirby

Assistant Investment Manager
Amy Kirby
Assistant Investment Manager

Amy began her career at Rathbones on an apprenticeship scheme in 2013, before transitioning to the investment management team in 2014. She assists in the management of portfolios for private client’s, trusts and charities and also works as part of the Court of Protection and Personal injury team.

Amy is a Chartered Member of the CISI, having obtained the Chartered Wealth Manager qualification in 2017. In doing so, she became the youngest person to ever achieve this qualification aged 21. Amy is a member of the Rathbones Fixed Income Collectives Committee.

Andrea Hanley

Investment manager
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Andrea Hanley
Investment manager

Andrea Hanley is an Investment Manager in our Glasgow office and provides discretionary management for private clients, pensions, trusts and charity portfolios.

Andrea started her investment career with Brewin Dolphin in April 2004 and has achieved her Diploma in Investment Compliance and her Private Client Investment Advice and Management qualification.  She is also a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

Andrew Austin

Associate sales director, East
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Andrew Austin
Associate sales director, East

Andy is an Associate Sales Director at Rathbones, responsible for the South and the East Midlands. He joined Rathbones in September 2014, having spent over 2 years as a Senior Client Relationship Manager for Schroders. Andy brings over 10 years’ sales’ experience, having also worked at M&G in a variety of client-focused roles.

Andrew Dawson Paul

Investment director
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Andrew Dawson Paul
Investment director

Andrew Dawson Paul is an investment director with over twenty years’ experience of managing discretionary investment portfolios for private individuals, their pensions and family trust structures. He also manages investments for charities including a City Livery Company.

After graduating from Durham University, Andrew joined the City stockbroking firm of Laurence Keen and qualified as a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment. Laurence Keen was acquired by Rathbones in 1995.

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