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Hutchison gets new charities role at SL Wealth

Julie HutchisonStandard Life Wealth, the discretionary fund manager, has appointed Julie Hutchison as charities specialist.  Ms Hutchison, who will report to Patrick Trueman, head of charities, joins from Standard Life where she was consumer finance expert.

The new role of charities specialist creates a dedicated resource for the charities team at Standard Life Wealth and recognises the distinct needs of charities, addressing both investment solutions and charity governance.

Mr Trueman, said: “We have ambitious plans to grow our charity business and Julie will be working closely with both charity trustees and professional advisers to provide expert guidance.  As a lawyer, Julie is well placed to liaise with law firms, accountants and other intermediaries as Standard Life Wealth seeks to grow its presence in this specialist market.”

Ms Hutchison graduated with a First in Law from the University of Edinburgh and after qualifying as a lawyer, she specialised in tax and private client work, including philanthropy and the creation and management of charities.

Since joining Standard Life in 2004, she has worked in a range of specialist roles across law, investments and financial planning. She sits on the narket committee of UKSIF (the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association) and is a member of STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and its Special Interest Group for Charities.

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