People Moves

Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? - Momentum, Stonehage Fleming, Others

Editorial Staff, 27 January 2021

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The latest senior moves in wealth and asset management from across the UK and Europe.

Momentum
Momentum Global Investment Management has appointed Andrew Hardy as director for investment management.

Hardy will assume full oversight of MGIM’s UK investment team and will be responsible for managing relationships with key clients and partners. Hardy has worked at MGIM in London since 2005.

He has been co-head of research for the last five years and a portfolio manager for more than 10 years, leading the management of the Harmony Portfolio multi-asset range and global developed and emerging market equity funds, with combined assets under management of around £2.2 billion ($3.0 billion). 

Stonehage Fleming
Stonehage Fleming, the multi-family office, has appointed Steven Brown as director of group business development. His appointment takes effect immediately.

He will be responsible for leading the distribution of the firm’s flagship Global Best Ideas Equity fund into the UK wholesale market. Based in the group’s London office, Brown reports to Andrew Clarke, group head of business development, and works with Gerrit Smit, the fund manager and his team.

Previously, Brown was a wholesale and discretionary sales director at Merian Global Investors. Before that, he worked at RBS, and started his career at M&G Investments and Principal Global Investors.

Brown Shipley
Brown Shipley has appointed Sam Fearon as a client advisor based in its Manchester branch. He reports to Jon Sherlock, client director in Manchester.

Fearon joins from HSBC Private Bank where he was most recently a director of its North West private banking business. He has more than 13 years’ experience in client advisory roles within HSBC Private Banking and prior to that in HSBC’s Corporate Banking division. Fearon joined HSBC in 2007 on the executive management training programme.

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