Cricket fan gets innings at Cornerstone

Keith OliverCornerstone Asset Management has strengthened its management team with the appointment of legal and governance expert Keith Oliver in an advisory position.

With over 15 years’ board level experience and a career spanning more than 40 years, Mr Oliver will take a leading role in growing the firm’s private client business.

A partner at HBJ Gateley for five years, he was previously founder and managing partner of Olivers WS prior to overseeing its merger with HBJ Gateley in 2010. Before setting up Olivers WS, Keith was partner at Dundas & Wilson.

He holds a number of prestigious positions in education and governance. He is a governor of Fettes College, Edinburgh (2006 to present day) and board member of the Association of Governing Bodies of Independent Schools (AGBIS). He is also a lay member of the Disciplinary Board of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and has previously held a number of positions including the ICC Governance and Nominations Committees (2010 — 2014)

Alan Reid, managing partner of Cornerstone Asset Management, said: “This is the first time that we’ve made such an appointment at Cornerstone and we’re delighted to welcome Keith to the management team. He has a wealth of experience and established network, and his appointment is testament to our commitment to invest in developing our private client business.”

A life-long cricket lover, Mr Oliver was chairman of Cricket Scotland for 13 years, served on the board of the International Cricket Council, the governing body of world cricket for four years and was awarded an OBE for his services to the sport in 2014.

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