Private Bank Brown Shipley has hired Graham Auld and Victoria Drysdale from Deutsche Tilney to help launch a new Edinburgh-based client office.
Auld, who has 40 years experience in financial services, is appointed private client director reporting to John Williams, Brown Shipley’s private client divisional director and Drysdale will become private client manager. The team will take up their new posts as soon as respective notice periods have expired.
Brown Shipley has ambitious plans to grow the Edinburgh office over the next 18 months. The office will provide high net worth clients with discretionary managed investment portfolios, banking services, pensions, financial planning and fund management.
Williams says: “Edinburgh is clearly an influential and exciting financial centre and it is logical for us, as a private bank, to have an office in the City and this will become an important location for us.
"With the new team, we have a highly experienced foundation from which to develop our presence – Graham in particular is extremely well known and connected in the City’s financial circles.”
Brown Shipley has client offices in London, Manchester and Leeds. In April this year it also announced the opening of a new office in Birmingham.
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