ASP announced in a press release today Parker would be joining as MD effective from 1st June 2019.
In October 2017, Parker joined Sanlam UK from Neptune Investment Management, where he held the role as director for the last three years. Prior to this, he spent eight years as a financial journalist.
At Sanlam UK, he worked closely with the chief executive officer of Sanlam Wealth, John White, to help grow the division’s business and oversee the development of its proposition.
The firm said it has over £2bn assets under management across the UK and recently merged with Atlantic House Fund Management (AHFM) to support the next stage of its growth.
Matthew Butcher, CEO of ASP, said: “This is an exciting time for ASP as we build on our strong service to our existing professional adviser clients and develop new partnerships. I believe the breadth of Charlie’s experience will enable us to expand our business and enhance the quality of our client service.”
Parker added: “ASP is exceptionally well positioned to enable professional advisers to deliver tailored investment propositions to their clients at a critical time of change for the profession.”