Fidelity’s Nickson joins Brown Advisory in senior sale role

Will help continue the growth of its $23bn international business

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Andy Nickson has left Fidelity International to join Brown Advisory as UK intermediary sales director.

Nickson, who had previously spent nine years as sales associate director at Fidelity, will work with Brown Advisory’s investment and business development teams, as well as support the firm’s growth of its $23bn international business.

He will be based in Brown Advisory’s London office. Prior to his time at Fidelity, Nickson held sales roles at Argonaut and Neptune.  

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Charlie van Straubenzee, partner and head of European institutional and intermediary sales at Brown Advisory, said: “With over 14 years’ experience in sales and a deep understanding of our key UK and international markets, Andy will be an invaluable addition as we continue to strengthen our position and expand into new markets.

“Enhancing our team remains a key focus as we continue to deliver exceptional service and strong investment returns for our clients.”

Nickson added that Brown Advisory has seen “significant international growth” over the past 15 years, which is “testament to the quality of [its] investment approach” and expertise.

“This is a hugely exciting time for the firm as it continues to identify and create the investment strategies wanted and needed by clients, and I look forward to being part of the Brown Advisory team and making my own contribution to their great success story.”