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.

Thurleigh hires ex-Swip UK equity fund manager

Thurleigh hires ex-Swip UK equity fund manager

Thurleigh Investment Managers has made a top-tier hire with the appointment of ex-Swip investment director Jeremy Charles.

Charles had worked as a director for UK equities at the Edinburgh-based business and managed the Scottish Widows UK Growth fund.

He managed £5 billion as part of team running £25 billion, but he left in the summer of 2012 during an overhaul of the Swip’s equity strategies.  

He previously worked at Aviva and Royal Dutch Shell Pension Funds and joins the nine-strong Thurleigh investment team as a portfolio manager.

Thurleigh chief investment officer Charles McKinnon (pictured) said the appointment of a new manager with an institutional background would bring an ‘interesting dimension’ to the firm’s investment offer.

Charles added: ‘Having worked in some of the investment industry’s largest companies I have been impressed with Thurleigh’s rigorous process and academic approach to asset allocation.  I am excited to be joining such a dynamic and highly regarded team.'

Leave a comment!

Please sign in or register to comment. It is free to register and only takes a minute or two.
Citywire TV
When Brewin's Gutteridge met BlackRock's easy Rieder

When Brewin's Gutteridge met BlackRock's easy Rieder

Following Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen’s testimony, Ben Gutteridge, head of fund research at Brewin Dolphin, grills Rick Rieder, CIO of fundamental fixed income at BlackRock.

Play Sam Vecht: the best opportunities in frontier markets

Sam Vecht: the best opportunities in frontier markets

Blackrock's Vecht evaluates frontier markets and explains where he sees the opportunities

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.

Your Business: Cover Star Club

Profile: meet the man building Towry into an £11bn giant

Profile: meet the man building Towry into an £11bn giant

As a former engineer who worked on Hong Kong International Airport, Rob Devey is not afraid of taking on major projects

Wealth Manager on Twitter