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November 26, 2020updated 30 Nov 2020 12:55pm

Brown Shipley appoints new head of London and International

By Hannah Wright

Brown Shipley – a Quintet Private Bank – has appointed Elizabeth Weir as the new head of London and International client relationship teams.

Weir will be responsible for new business developing and ensuring the delivery of a fully integrated and bespoke wealth management service to clients.

Describing Brown Shipley’s proposition as “powerful and compelling”, Weir believes the firm “offers boutique levels of tailored service while retaining access to the broader capabilities of the Quintet group. It is “unmatched in the current market”.

Reporting to Calum Brewster – the incoming head of private banking – Weir joins from UBS, where she led the development of the banks Residential Non-Domiciled offering.

The UBS Next Generation programme in London, an investment education programme for client’s children, was also established my Weir, who boasts upwards of 19 years’ experience in wealth management.

Alan Mathewson, CEO at Brown Shipley commented: “I’m delighted to welcome Elizabeth to lead our London and International business. This appointment is the latest in our senior Front Office hires, which is a real statement of our intent and strategic growth, as we continue to work more closely with colleagues across Quintet to meet the needs of our clients.”

In a string of new hires this year, Brown Shipley also recruited a new head of strategic partnerships – Gordon Scott – to enhance relationships with the entrepreneurial community.

Parent company, Quintet, recently established the for a Richer Life, which aims to foster networks between clients looking to live, and invest, with purpose. According to Quintet: “the future belongs to people with an entrepreneurial mind-set” and those who hope to “embrace counterpoint solutions to the challenges we face”.

Founded in Luxembourg, Quintet has a presence in the UK, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Belgium, Denmark and the Netherlands. In July, the firm decided to merge the majority of its European subsidiaries to support the execution of its long-term growth strategy. Quintet aims to introduce its new organisational structure in early 2021.

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