Top manager makes switch
Tilney lures Morgan in big push into Scottish market
Tilney Bestinvest has hired Harry Morgan, one of Scotland’s top investment managers, for a further push into the private client market.
Mr Morgan takes up the new role of director, key clients Scotland and follows seven key appointments the firm has made during the summer.
He will report to Paul Frame who has been given overall responsibility for development of the group’s Scottish business as managing director in Scotland.
Mr Morgan is a prominent figure in the Edinburgh private client investment management scene and joins Tilney Bestinvest from Anderson Strathern Asset Management where he was chief investment officer.
He has more than 25 years’ experience managing portfolios for private clients and charities and during his career he has served as head of investment management at Adam & Company, and head of private investment management for Newton in Scotland.
Mr Morgan has served as a non-executive director of Mid Wynd International Investment Trust since 2012 and was elected a board member of the Association of Investment Companies in 2014. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment, holds an MBA with Distinction from Edinburgh Business School and is a graduate of the University of Cambridge.
Mr Frame said: “Harry is a high calibre hire and I am delighted to welcome him to Tilney Bestinvest. With 55 people in Edinburgh and Glasgow responsible for over £1.5 billion of assets, we already have a significant presence in Scotland and have been investing in the business with seven new hires since summer last year.
“We are deeply committed to Scotland and see excellent opportunities to support private clients, financial advisers, charities and the legal community where we are proud to have recently been appointed a strategic partner of the Law Society of Scotland.”