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.

Christine Edwards

Financial planning assistant
Christine Edwards
Financial planning assistant

Christine joined Rathbones in 2019 having previously worked at St. James’s Place and Lloyds Private Banking.

She is a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute, holding the Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning and she is currently pursuing Chartered Financial Planner status by working towards the Advanced Diploma.

Christine assists with client meetings and the associated tasks as well as drafting certain pieces of advice.

Christoph Atkins

Investment manager
Christoph Atkins
Investment manager

Christoph started his career at Blick Rothenberg Chartered Accountants. In 2007, he joined Rathbones in the London office where he worked for over four years before taking up an opportunity in 2011 working at the financial regulator - the FSA. Christoph re-joined Rathbones in 2013 as part of the Newcastle office when it opened.

Christoph manages portfolios on a discretionary basis for individuals, trusts, Offshore bonds and Self Invested Personal Pensions, predominantly working with IFA partners and their clients, having worked with financial planners for many years. He is a member of the firm’s IFA specialist committee and has delivered a number of topical presentations, both to the local IFA community and to national IFA networks.

Christoph is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI) and achieved a distinction in both the Investment Analysis paper and the Private Client Investment Advice and Management paper as part of his level 6 CISI Diploma. Christoph is also a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Christopher Bartlett

Financial planning director
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Christopher Bartlett
Financial planning director

Chris joined Rathbones from a national independent financial adviser and as well as being a Chartered Financial Planner is a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society. Chris has been advising individuals and businesses since 1998 on investment, pension and inheritance tax. His areas of specialism include the planning relating to drawing benefits from pension plans and the use of trusts as part of family financial planning. Chris ensures that all of his clients examine all areas of financial planning to help them and their families plan in an ever-increasing complex world.

Christopher Bullock

Investment director - Rathbone Greenbank Investments
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Christopher Bullock
Investment director - Rathbone Greenbank Investments

Christopher is an investment director at Rathbone Greenbank, specialising in managing ethical portfolios on behalf of private clients, trusts and charities. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and was the recipient of the Overall Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment Masters in Wealth Management Award for 2010.

Christopher has been with Rathbones since 2008 and was previously at Hargreaves Lansdown and is a graduate of Bristol University (2000). 

Christopher Buxton

Investment director
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Christopher Buxton
Investment director

Christopher joined Rathbones in 2012. He manages discretionary investment portfolios for charities, trusts and private individuals as well as for family office arrangements. Christopher is a member of the Rathbones’ International Stock Selection Committee.  

Prior to joining Rathbones, Christopher worked at Taylor Young Investment Management Ltd where he was a senior investment manager and manager of the Growth & Income Fund. 

 

Christopher Buzzard

Investment director
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Christopher Buzzard
Investment director

Christopher is an investment director, joining Rathbones in May 2008 from Singer & Friedlander Investment Management where he was chief executive. He previously held similar positions at Hambros Bank Private Client Management, Scrimgeour Vickers Asset Management and Kemp-Gee Stockbrokers. Christopher concentrates on private client discretionary investment management.

Christopher Day

Investment director
Christopher Day
Investment director

Christopher is an investment director in our Cambridge office. He became a member of the London Stock Exchange in the early 1980s. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

In 1984 Christopher moved to Cambridge and established a successful investment management business which has been part of Rathbones since 2001.

Christopher Hordern

Solicitor and Director of Rathbone Trust Legal Services
Christopher Hordern
Solicitor and Director of Rathbone Trust Legal Services

Christopher is a solicitor specialising in agricultural and residential property. He is also a qualified Chartered Surveyor and has extensive practical experience of the sale, purchase and management issues arising out of the ownership of residential property and landed estates for both private and institutional landowners. Prior to joining Rathbones, Christopher was a partner in Thrings solicitors and at Lee & Pembertons.

In addition to sales and purchases, Christopher also deals with secured lending, leases, easements, covenants, sporting rights, first registrations of title and other associated matters for both the rural and residential markets. In particular he deals with complex sales and purchases involving overage provisions, options, conditional contracts and exchanges of land.

Christopher James

Investment director
Christopher James
Investment director

Christopher is an investment director graduating from Edinburgh University in 1987. He has worked in private client investment management for over 16 years, beginning his career with Foster and Braithwaite before moving to Flemings. Christopher joined Rathbones in 2001. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

Christopher Johnstone

Investment manager
Christopher Johnstone headshot
Christopher Johnstone
Investment manager

Christopher graduated from Durham University in 2012 with an honours degree in Mathematics. He joined Speirs & Jeffrey in February 2013 and completed his professional qualifications in February 2015.

Now a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, Christopher works closely with Michael Wilson. Additionally, he manages a number of client portfolios ranging from individuals to trusts and charities.  Speirs & Jeffrey was fully integrated with Rathbones in July 2019.

Christopher Stanley-Smith

Investment director
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Christopher Stanley-Smith
Investment director

Christopher is an investment director and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

He manages investment portfolios for charities, trusts, pensions and private clients including some with ethical criteria. He also enjoys working with independent financial advisers.

After graduating from Bristol University, where he had an army scholarship, Christopher served for seven years in a cavalry regiment. He started at Rathbones in 2002, where he trained, and as investment director worked in Bristol and Exeter. In 2012 he moved to Brewin Dolphin as divisional director before rejoining Rathbones in 2016.

Christopher Swan

Investment director
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Christopher Swan
Investment director

Christopher is an investment director based in the Winchester office. He specialises in managing portfolios for private individuals including the investments held in their associated trusts, pension funds, private companies and charities.

He is an individually Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment and won the FT Extel Prize awarded by the Institute for its diploma examinations in 1996/97. After graduating from Cambridge University, he trained with Smith & Williamson Securities and Wise Speke Limited before joining Rathbone Brothers in 1997.   

Clare Gunn

Investment director
Clare Gunn
Investment director

Clare is an investment director and provides discretionary management for a longstanding client base. These cover private clients, corporate clients, charities and trusts. She is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

Clare joined Rathbones in July 2010 following the acquisition of the Bank of Scotland Portfolio Management Service from Lloyds. She had been with portfolio management service for 25 years and during this time was involved in all aspects of private client investments and managed private client portfolios for the latter 17 years.

Clive Hexton

Investment director
Clive Hexton
Investment director

Clive is an investment director with 34 years’ experience in private client fund management. He has been actively involved in the management of portfolios for larger complex family structures, including the management of bespoke family funds.

Clive is a member of the Rathbone Investment Management Investment Executive Committee. He is also on Rathbones' committees for Strategic Asset Allocation and UK and International Stock Selection. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment and has an honours degree from London University. Prior to his career in the financial services, Clive served in the regular army as a commissioned officer with the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.

Clive joined Rathbones in 2000, prior to which he spent 15 years at Kleinwort Benson as a wealth manager. Throughout this period, he was also actively involved in the research and stock selection process, was deputy chief investment officer and in his earlier years was research manager for the oil, gas, utility and pharmaceutical sectors.

Colin Monton

Client development director
Colin Monton
Client development director

Colin is a client development director responsible for ensuring that our clients benefit from the wide range of professional services from Rathbones including portfolio management, financial planning, trusts and international services.  Prior to this role he has been advising private clients and their families on complex estate planning, pension solutions and generational wealth succession since 2001.

Before joining Rathbones in 2016, Colin was a director at Coutts and HSBC International, advising internationally mobile and non-domicile clients on country-specific tax solutions and excluded property trusts.  Furthermore, with RBS International he was a key figure responsible for supporting the group’s growth ambitions in establishing a Middle East wealth management office in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Colin is a Chartered Financial Planner, a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. Furthermore, he holds qualifications from other jurisdictions, well placing him to support clients with cross-jurisdictional financial planning matters.

Connor Dawson

Client service executive
Connor Dawson
Client service executive

Connor joined Rathbones in October 2018 as a client services executive on the London charity team, supporting Ivo Darnley, Elliot Bancroft and Olivia Merrick. Prior to joining Rathbones, he was at Quilter Cheviot as an investment administrator working with private clients.

Connor began his career in 2013 and has over six years of investment experience.

Corinne Bathgate

Investment director - Rathbone Greenbank Investments
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Corinne Bathgate
Investment director - Rathbone Greenbank Investments

Corinne is an investment director at Rathbone Greenbank specialising in the management of ethical portfolios for private clients, trusts and charities. She is a graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Bristol.  Corinne currently holds the Masters in Wealth Management and is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

Corinne joined Rathbones in April 2007 and previously worked as an economic analyst.

Craig Baxter

Investment director
Craig Baxter headshot
Craig Baxter
Investment director

Craig is an investment director and manages portfolios for private clients, trusts and charities. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

Craig graduated from the Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University in 1996 with an honours degree in Commerce and joined Speirs & Jeffrey later that year. Speirs & Jeffrey was fully integrated with Rathbones in July 2019.

Craig Brown

Investment specialist, Rathbone Multi-Asset Portfolios
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Craig Brown
Investment specialist, Rathbone Multi-Asset Portfolios

Craig is the investment specialist for the Rathbone Multi-Asset Portfolios and Managed Portfolio Service (MPS). He joined Rathbones in November 2018 and brings with him 15 years of financial services experience, including time with Barclays Wealth & Investment Management, and Citibank. Directly prior to joining Rathbones, Craig was a multi-asset portfolio manager at Beckett Asset Management, constructing a range of portfolios for discretionary clients. He is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

Daniel Money

Assistant investment manager
Daniel Money
Assistant investment manager

Daniel is an assistant investment manager and joined Rathbones in 2018. He graduated from the University of Hertfordshire and achieved a first class honours degree in Mathematics (BSc).

Daniel assists a team in managing over £1bn in assets for private clients, charities and trusts.

He is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI), having achieved the Level 4 Investment Advice Diploma and is now studying towards the Chartered Wealth Manager (CWM) qualification.

Danny Hannan

Investment manager
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Danny Hannan
Investment manager
Danny is an investment manager who has worked in the industry for 20 years. His primary responsibilities are the provision of discretionary investment management solutions for individuals, family trusts and pensions.     
 
Having started his investment career at Lloyds Private Bank in Mayfair he moved to Williams de Broe in 2006. The firm was acquired by Investec in 2011. He left to join Rathbones in 2014. 
 
He is a Chartered Member of the Institute for Securities & Investment. 

Darin Durkin

Assistant investment manager
Darin Durkin
Assistant investment manager

Darin started with Rathbones in 1992 after a period of time in the International Petroleum Exchange. He had a number of roles within Rathbones before joining the team as an assistant investment manager. He has been part of the team since 1995. Darin is fully qualified and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

Daryl Burgess

Collectives analyst
Daryl Burgess
Collectives analyst

Daryl is a collectives analyst in the research team and joined Rathbones in May 2019. He is responsible for selecting and monitoring European and UK equity funds, as well as those specialising in technology and financial sector investments.

Daryl joined Rathbones from Stamford Associates where he most recently held the position of research analyst in the fund selection team. He also spent time working in Stamford’s client consulting department which provides investment advice to pension fund and wealth management clients. He started his career at Factset where he was a consultant with a focus on portfolio analysis tools/software.

Daryl graduated from Bournemouth University in 2011 with a BSc (Hons) 2:1 degree in Business with Finance and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.

David Bassett

Investment director
David Bassett
Investment director

David began his career in 1996 as an assistant investment manager at Fleming Private Asset Management prior to a takeover by JPMorgan. He moved to Rathbones in March 2001 before teaming up with Randolph Churchill in February 2003 as an investment manager.

David graduated with a 2.1 in Business Studies from the Business School at Kingston University in 1995. He then completed the Investment Advice Certificate and subsequently the Securities Institute Diploma in 2001 and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

David is an investment director, responsible for the day to day investment management of a number of private client and family trust portfolios within a significant team at Rathbones.

David Blake

Investment director
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David Blake
Investment director

David has over 20 years’ experience managing portfolios for wealthy private clients, trusts, pensions and institutional portfolios. He joined the company following Rathbones’ acquisition of Jupiter Asset Management’s Private Clients & Charities business.

After obtaining a masters in Economics from University College Dublin, David started his career in investment management with Brooks MacDonald in 1998 prior to moving to Bestinvest and finally joining Jupiter Asset Management in 2008, where he was a director of the Private Clients & Charities team as well as a trustee of the Jupiter company pension scheme. David is a Chartered Member of the CISI.              

He has two children and enjoys sailing and golf.

David Clapham

Investment manager
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David Clapham
Investment manager

David manages funds for charities, pension funds, trusts and private clients. He graduated from the University of the West of England in 1998 with a degree in Business Studies.

David is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and worked for Greig Middleton before joining Rathbones in 2001. He plays cricket in the Gloucestershire League and one of his other passions is horse racing. He used to part own a National Hunt horse and is an annual member at Cheltenham Racecourse.

David also enjoys travelling and charity work, and combined these when he and his wife went to work at a school in Kenya in 2009.

David Coombs

Head of Multi-Asset Investments
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David Coombs
Head of Multi-Asset Investments

David is head of the team that is responsible for managing the Rathbone Multi-Asset Portfolio funds. He joined Rathbones in 2007 after spending 19 years with Baring Asset Management where he managed multi asset funds and segregated mandates. He began his career with Hambros Bank in 1984

David Goodliffe

Investment manager
David Goodliffe
Investment manager

David graduated from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne in 2009 with a BA (Hons) Financial & Business Economics and a MSc in Banking & Finance. He spent eight years at Brewin Dolphin, prior to joining Rathbones in 2020.

David is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, a Chartered Wealth Manager and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) charterholder.

David Guckian

Investment manager
David Guckian
Investment manager

David joined Rathbones as an investment manager from Brewin Dolphin. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, gaining Chartered Wealth Manager status alongside achieving the CISI award for Applied Wealth Management in 2018. David graduated from the University of Warwick with a degree in MORSE (Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics).

David Harrison

Fund Manager
David Harrison
Fund Manager

David joined Rathbones in June 2014 and is the lead fund manager of the Rathbone Global Sustainability Fund.  He has more than 20 years’ experience in equity analysis and fund management, including positions at Hermes and Goldman Sachs.  David holds the Investment Management Certificate and a BSc (Hons) in Economics and Politics from the University of Southampton. He is a CFA charter-holder.

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