Brown Shipley has appointed John Goldie as Private Client Director in its London office.

John joins from Lloyds’s Private Banking Division where he spent 12 years, most recently as a Senior Banking Manager. He will be responsible for providing strategic wealth management advice to Brown Shipley’s esteemed list of clients.

John has over 30 years’ experience in the banking sector. Prior to Lloyds, he had an extensive spell at Barclays where he developed an in-depth understanding of the wealth management sector.

John will report to Bob Smoker, Head of London Front Office. He holds a number of financial services qualifications including the IMC, Advanced Financial Planning Certificate and CeMAP.

Bob Smoker, head of Brown Shipley’s London Front office, said: "With a strong track record in the private banking and the wealth management sector, we are delighted to announce the addition of John to our London team. He will provide our growing client base with expert advice that is tailored to their specific needs and requirements. Through the addition of experienced bankers of John’s calibre, our offering to clients remains one of the most attractive in the sector."

John Goldie said: "I am thrilled to join Brown Shipley, one of the most prestigious names in Private Banking, at such an exciting time for the business. The London team is well known for being passionate about client service and is very well respected across the UK. I look forward to working with them and building on the Brown Shipley’s already considerable offering."