People Moves

Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? - AXA IM, Brewin Dolphin, Others

Editorial Staff, 8 June 2018


The latest moves in wealth management across the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

AXA Investment Managers
AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets, a European real estate portfolio and asset manager, has appointed Justin Travlos to the role of UK head of asset management, effective 18 June. 

Also, the firm has announced that after almost 30 years with the firm, Dorrien Thomas has announced that he will retire at the end of 2018.  After an handover period, Travlos will assume responsibility for the UK business as UK country team head, effective 1 January 2019. 

He will report to Nathalie Charles, head of development and European country teams.

Travlos joins from Stockland, an Australian diversified listed property company, where he was regional development manager.

Thomas joined AXA IM - Real Assets in October 1989, first as an investment surveyor and then as a fund manager for various UK-focused vehicles. 

He was promoted through various roles in the firm, taking responsibility for the asset management function in the UK in 2007, with his remit extended to include the Nordics from 2012.

Allianz Global Investors
Allianz Global Investors has appointed Richard House as chief investment officer of emerging market debt.

He succeeds Greg Saichan, who has decided to take a career break after five years with the firm.

House has nearly 25 years of experience in the asset class sector, most recently as head of EMD for Standard Life Investments.  

The London-based role reports to Malie Conway, CIO global fixed income.

Brewin Dolphin
UK wealth manager Brewin Dolphin has appointed Phillip Chambers as investment manager at its Jersey office.

Chambers joins from financial services company Intertrust Group. He was also at HSBC Private Bank and SG Hambros Private Bank.

In his role at Brewin Dolphin, Chambers will manage the discretionary portfolios of private and intermediary clients, and also has a mandate to help develop the business in the Channel Islands.


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