Join us as we walk around the quieter end of Glasgow city centre with Mary Coughlan from Redmayne Bentley. Originally a scientist, she tells us how she made the leap into investment management and discusses the ongoing gender imbalance, exclaiming how the lack of females is a massive loss to this industry. Having been in financial services for over 16 years, she recalls being in the USA when the news of Lehman Brothers broke and tells us exactly why she’s not addicted to markets.
In this episode, we whizz up to Yorkshire to meet Aidan Butler, head of Standard Life Wealth’s Leeds office. Walking past the River Wharfe and looking over the Dales, Butler discusses the office’s charity partnerships and involvement with ‘Leeds Leads: Healthy Minds for a Thriving City’, an initiative also supported by Prince Harry. He also explains how he manages his time at work and how his interest in investments saw his natural development into the position he holds now.
Walking around Ardington House in Oxfordshire, Wealth Manager’s Libby Ashby gets to know the incredibly well travelled Lorne Baring, managing director of B Capital. As an ultra-high net worth investment manager using almost entirely ETFs, Lorne shares an insight into the business, as well as the countries it has taken him to. Once the highest revenue private banker at Barclays, hear his absorbing journey from 10 years in the British Army to the investment management world. Hint: speaking...
Walking around Newlands Corner in the North Downs, Louis Coke tells Wealth Manager’s Suzie Bliss why he loves the greenery of Guildford and why investment management is a good career option for the younger generation. They discuss some rocky investment holdings and cross paths with quite a few dogs on the way, some better behaved than others!
Suzie Bliss meets Brewin Dolphin’s Ben Gutteridge in London’s Regents Park. He divulges his expertise behind hosting Brewin Dolphin’s own podcast, the memorable guests he’s interviewed and whether he’s got anyone’s name wrong. We also discover his rise through fund selection and Ben reveals the best lesson he’s learnt in his career.
Suzie Bliss goes for a walk around Edinburgh’s The Meadows with Tcam’s Mark Little. She uncovers Little’s fascinating career from accountant and qualified South African game ranger to fund manager before settling in the private client investment management world.