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November 20, 2020

Brown Shipley announces new head of strategic partnerships and entrepreneurs network

By Hannah Wright

Gordon Scott has been selected as the new head of strategic partnerships and entrepreneurs network at Brown Shipley, a Quintet Private Bank.

Scott will assume responsibility for developing long-term partnerships with corporate advisory businesses, tax advisers, private equity and the investment banking community.

The newly established role will also involve enhancing relationships with the entrepreneurial community, ensuring the provision of support in the structuring and management of entrepreneurial wealth.

Alan Methewson, CEO at Brown Shipley, said: “Gordon’s appointment and the creation of this role signals our increasing commitment to supporting entrepreneurial clients with their specific needs. His role will be critical in further building our brand presence and reputation, along with creating opportunities to engage with new segments and markets. It is a significant part of our strategic growth plan and further demonstrates how we can add true value to our clients.”

Edinburgh-based, Scott will operate on a national basis, reporting to the incoming head of private banking – Calum Brewster.

Scott boasts more than 30 years of wealth management and financial services experience. Previously worked at Julius Baer international as executive director and head of UK regions, where he helped to build the banks UK offering for HNW clients.

Scott commented: “I am delighted to be joining Brown Shipley in this newly formed role, which recognises the importance of entrepreneurs and of professional partnerships in delivering the very best advice and service to clients. I look forward to contributing to the development of the bank’s broader entrepreneur proposition and offering clients access to expertise across Brown Shipley and Quintet.”

The appointment of Scott builds on Brown Shipley’s recent efforts to expand the firms Edinburgh team. In September, Brown Shipley appointed Matt Hoyne and Gerard Wilson, two former directors at UBS Wealth Management.

Brown Shipley is a wealth manager offering clients informed financial advice and tailored services on all aspects of wealth planning, investment management and lending.

Alongside a team in Edinburgh, the firm has offices in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Cambridge, Leeds, Norwich and Nottingham.

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