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.

Barclays wealth Europe CIO Kevin Gardiner joins Rothschild

Barclays wealth Europe CIO Kevin Gardiner joins Rothschild

Rothschild has hired Barclays Wealth & Investment Management's Kevin Gardiner as a global investment strategist for its wealth management business.

Gardiner (pictured) had been Europe CIO of  Barclays Wealth & Investment Management since 2009, leading a team of 20 portfolio analysts and investment strategists.

He joins Rothschilld in August, reporting to Veit de Maddalena and Richard Martin, global co-heads of Rothschild’s wealth management & trust business and Mark Kary, head of Rothschild’s wealth management business in the UK.

Gardiner will play a prominent role in the global investment committee, providing macro investment advice that will form part of Rothchild's investment thinking and portfolio construction, which will have a direct impact on client portfolios and support investment research.

'We are delighted that Kevin has chosen to join Rothschild as global investment strategist. This new role is fundamental to Rothschild’s investment ethos, which focuses on wealth preservation and on providing ‘real’ returns, after inflation, for our increasingly high value and sophisticated clients,' de Maddalena and Martin said.

Before his role at Barclays, Gardiner was managing director and head of equity strategy for HSBC’s investment bank, and began his career as an economist at the Bank of England.

'Kevin Gardiner decided to leave Barclays Wealth and Investment Management earlier this year.  We wish him well in his future role.  His successor will be announced in due course,' Barclays said in a statement. 

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 Where A-rated Pattullo is finding the best bond opportunities

Where A-rated Pattullo is finding the best bond opportunities

Henderson Global Investors head of retail fixed income explains how he is managing his fund against the surprise current monetary policy divergence.

1 Comment Play Taxicab Tenner: Allianz Global Investors' AA-rated Simon Gergel

Taxicab Tenner: Allianz Global Investors' AA-rated Simon Gergel

Our much anticpated new series is here! We hand a black cab driver a tenner and grill the manager of the 125-year Merchants trust until the meter runs out.    

Play Europe bulls, a retail boost and why a little inequality can be a good thing

Europe bulls, a retail boost and why a little inequality can be a good thing

This week’s Investment Pulse looks at whether investors should be bullish on Europe, the surprise rise in UK retail sales and if a little inequality is a good thing.

Your Business: Cover Star Club

Profile: meet the duo at the heart of Hargreave Hale's succession plan

Profile: meet the duo at the heart of Hargreave Hale's succession plan

For the first time in the company's history a non-Hargreave is now at the head of the north west broker and asset manager

Wealth Manager on Twitter