Wealth Manager - the site for professional investment managers

Register for full access to Citywire’s Fund Manager database, news and analysis. Registration is free and only takes a minute.

Standard Life Wealth names Driver as discretionary boss

2 comments
Standard Life Wealth names Driver as discretionary boss

Standard Life Wealth has named David Driver as its managing director.

Driver will take charge of the day-to-day activity of discretionary fund management, reporting to chief executive officer Richard Charnock (pictured).

London-based Driver has been at Standard Life Wealth for three years and previously served as network director for the firm.

One of Driver's key challenges will be to ensure the wealth firm captures the opportunities presented by the retail distribution review.

'With RDR now implemented, we believe there will be an increase in the number of advisers choosing to outsource investments, allowing them to spend more time on other areas of their client’s accounts while also de-risking their business,' Driver said in a statement. 

'We are well positioned to work with our adviser partners, where we have already established trusted relationships, to help ensure their clients achieve the investment goals they have set.'  

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 Inside ETFs: Why the US bull-run still has legs

Inside ETFs: Why the US bull-run still has legs

Global equities suffered a sharp sell-off in the third quarter but exchange traded fund investors are continuing to back the US to outperform in 2015

Play Paul Niven: I won't rip up the Foreign & Colonial Trust history book

Paul Niven: I won't rip up the Foreign & Colonial Trust history book

The newly appointed manager of the Foreign & Colonial trust talks about his plans for UK's oldest investment company.

Play Dangerous daisy chains, Black Friday blues and Uber valuations

Dangerous daisy chains, Black Friday blues and Uber valuations

This week’s Investment Pulse looks at the domino effect in European banks, America’s disappointing Black Friday and how much Uber is really worth.

Your Business: Cover Star Club

Manchester wealth firm hires Coutts director for London launch

Manchester wealth firm hires Coutts director for London launch

Former Coutts director Tony Robinson has joined Chartered Wealth Management to head the company’s newly opened London office.

Wealth Manager on Twitter