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Office Spotlight: Brooks Macdonald, York

Office Spotlight: Brooks Macdonald, York

Office Location: York

Date opened: 2011

Number in team: 10

Bullish/bearish: Cautiously optimistic

Group Aum: £9.33 billion (as at 31/12/2016)

Q&A with Andrew Wilson, senior investment director, Brooks Macdonald, York.

What is your typical client demographic?

50+, company directors and families.

What differentiates your region?

The size and variety of the region. The number of major industrial, agricultural and residential centres means we have a wide variety of clients making it an exciting place to work.

What challenges are facing your local area?

It will be a challenge to implement the ‘Northern Powerhouse’, which is a proposal to boost economic growth across the North of England. However, I am confident these challenges will be overcome and our clients will ultimately be presented with a range of opportunities.

What’s the best thing about living in your region?

People, cities and countryside.

What is a typical regional saying?

‘Welcome to God’s Own!’

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