Wealth Manager - the site for professional investment managers

Register free for our breaking news email alerts with analysis and cutting edge commentary from our award winning team. Registration only takes a minute.

Aschourt Rowan hires Towry's Jones as financial planning chief

Aschourt Rowan hires Towry's Jones as financial planning chief

Ashcourt Rowan Financial Planning has appointed Towry director and senior client partner Gaius Jones as its incoming chief executive.

Jones (pictured) is set to leave Towry in August after 14 years at the firm having worked at John Scott & Partners, which acquired Towry in 2006.

Jones will report to Ashcourt Rowan’s group chief executive Jonathan Polin and take over from Ashcourt Rowan Financial Planning's outgoing chief executive Chris Williams who will leave the company later this year.

Polin said Gaius’s experience would help the company maximise the opportunities available in the post-retail distribution review (RDR)-world.

‘Gaius’s experience at John Scott & Partners, and more latterly at Towry, will be invaluable in maximising the opportunity following RDR and the significant consolidation prospects that will unfold. His experience in developing strong professional introducer links and looking after key high-net-worth clients will be invaluable as we seek to grow our footprint across the UK.’

Jones said: ‘I am excited by the opportunity to help the firm capitalise on the work they have done to craft a robust way of delivering expert advice with a high-quality team of people by growing the business on a national basis.’

Leave a comment!

Please sign in or register to comment. It is free to register and only takes a minute or two.
Citywire TV
Play Insight's Waddington reveals infrastructure plays post-Carillion

Insight's Waddington reveals infrastructure plays post-Carillion

Post-Carillion Steve Waddington is still finding attractive plays in infrastructure.

1 Comment Play Mark Stevenson: oil is the dumbest place to put your money

Mark Stevenson: oil is the dumbest place to put your money

Futurist Mark Stevenson says that investing in oil is not just a risk to the environment but also your investment.

Play Boutique tapes: my business will never be sold

Boutique tapes: my business will never be sold

In the final part of our four part series we discuss consolidation and whether it's getting tougher for boutiques to survive.

Read More
Your Business: Cover Star Club

Profile: how this boutique beat the big guns of wealth

Profile: how this boutique beat the big guns of wealth

This small west country offshoot of a local IFA scooped a 2018 Citywire award from beneath the noses of the national challengers

Wealth Manager on Twitter