Wealth Manager - the site for professional investment managers

Register to get unlimited access to all of Citywire’s Fund Manager database. Registration is free and only takes a minute.

Ashcourt Rowan adds to its team in financial planning push

Ashcourt Rowan adds to its team in financial planning push

Ashcourt Rowan has poached Steven Midgley from National Australia Group as a business director for its financial planning division.

Midgley, formerly a regional director at National Australia Group, will join the board of Ashcourt Rowan Financial Planning.

In the newly-created role, he will report to Jonathan Polin, group chief executive officer (CEO), and will be responsible for providing business and operational support for the management of the financial planning business and its national development.

Commenting on the hire, Polin (pictured) said: 'Steven has a huge amount of experience and expertise in the financial planning industry, which will be invaluable as we look to develop this part of the business.

He added: 'This is the latest in a series of senior hires for the company, which includes the appointment of David Palmer as the business director for our asset management business, and ensures we are well positioned to capitalise on the growth opportunities that come our way.'

Midgley was responsible for leading the independent financial advice business and more recently wealth management business across the UK in his former role at National Australia Group, where he designed their retail distribution review (RDR) proposition.

Prior to this, he held various roles at Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank, including head of financial planning, building a new to bank financial planning capability across South of England.

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 From Private Bank to Private Office: the next generation of ultra high net worth investors

From Private Bank to Private Office: the next generation of ultra high net worth investors

Citywire's Anna Dumas highlights the trend towards private and family offices.

Play Inside ETFs: how to defend against bond volatility

Inside ETFs: how to defend against bond volatility

In this latest episode we call in experts from 7IM and Markit to assess how the bond sell-off has impacted ETFs.

Play The future of wealth management according to disruptive tech expert Andrew Tarver

The future of wealth management according to disruptive tech expert Andrew Tarver

Three private office investors direct their questions about the future of wealth management, to Andrew Tarver, founder of Boldrocket and disruptive tech expert.

Your Business: Cover Star Club

Profile: Stenham's CIO on the strange persistence of hedge funds

Profile: Stenham's CIO on the strange persistence of hedge funds

Stenham Asset Management chief investment officer Kevin Arenson believes hedge funds are making a comeback

Wealth Manager on Twitter