Wealth manager Brooks Macdonald has appointed Henrietta Walker as head of the firm’s investment specialist team.
In the newly-created role, Walker will work with portfolio managers to help shape their investment strategies.
She joins the £16.8bn AUM wealth manager from Sarasin & Partners, where she was deputy portfolio manager of its managed portfolio service and chair of the external fund committee.
Walker was previously investment director for global equities at M&G Investments.
Edward Park, Brooks Macdonald CIO, said: “Henrietta’s commercial acumen and strong focus on clients will be an invaluable asset to our firm. Her track record is complemented by a unique blend of financial market expertise, strategic insights, investment prowess, and proven leadership capabilities.
“I am confident that she will have a positive impact on driving forward Brooks Macdonald’s investment narrative to our clients.”
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