Waverton Investment Management, a UK-based discretionary investment management boutique, has appointed Mark Harrison as its new COO.

Harrison, who has an experience of over three decades in the industry, began his career at Andersen Consulting.

He previously also held senior executive roles at PwC, BNP Paribas, JP Morgan Cazenove, AMP and EFG Bank.

Moreover, he also served in an advisory capacity at The Bank of England, QIC (Australia) and Hermes.

Commenting on the new appointment, Waverton CEO Andrew Fleming said: “Mark’s career has included leadership roles in some of the most highly-respected financial institutions globally and he is unquestionably one of the most experienced practitioners in the industry. 

“He will be an invaluable asset for Waverton and will play an important role in supporting the continued growth of the business and improving our service to clients.”