Tilney appoints Jonathan Asquith as a Non-Executive Director

24 April 2018

The Board of Tilney Group Limited, the UK investment management and financial planning firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Asquith as a Non-Executive Director. Mr. Asquith also becomes Chairman of the Risk and Audit Committee.

Mr. Asquith brings a wealth of experience to Tilney having held both senior management positions and non-executive directorships at major asset management, investment banking and private equity groups. Mr. Asquith’s career included six years in the leadership team at Schroders plc from 2002 to 2008, serving as Chief Financial Officer and latterly as a Vice Chairman. Much of his career was at Morgan Grenfell which became part of Deutsche Bank in 1995. His 18-year career at the bank included working in the Latin American department and the project finance team and periods as Head of Derivatives and Deputy Head of Treasury. Following the establishment of Deutsche Morgan Grenfell he served as both Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer.

Since leaving Schroders Mr. Asquith has held a number of non-executive directorships. He is currently Deputy Chairman of 3i Group plc and is a Non-executive Director of CiCap Limited, the parent company of Coller Capital. He was formerly Chairman of Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Dexion Capital plc and AXA Investment Managers. He has also served as Non-Executive Director of Ashmore Group plc.

Will Samuel, Chairman of Tilney, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Jonathan to Tilney. He is a highly respected figure in the City who brings considerable experience to the Board. He joins at a very exciting time for the business which has been going from strength to strength and is exceptionally well positioned to capitalise on the growth opportunities in the UK wealth management sector.”

About Tilney

Tilney is a leading investment and financial planning group that builds on a heritage of more than 180 years.  Our clients are private investors, charities and professional intermediaries who trust us with over £23 billion of their assets. We offer a range of services including financial planning, investment management and advice and, through our Bestinvest service, a leading online platform for those who prefer to manage their own investments.

We have won numerous awards. Tilney has been awarded Best Conventional Advisory Service at the 2018 City of London Wealth Management Awards, Best Advisory Service in the 2015 City of London Wealth Management Awards; Investment Award – Cautious category in the Private Asset Management Awards; and Stockbroker of the Year, Execution-only Stockbroker of the Year and Self-select ISA Provider of the Year 2015, as voted by readers of the Financial Times and Investors Chronicle. Bestinvest was voted Best SIPP Provider and Best Fund Platform at the 2017 City of London Wealth Management Awards, Best Direct SIPP Provider at the YourMoney.com Awards 2017, Best Stocks & Shares ISA Provider at the 2017 Shares Awards, as well as Best Self Select ISA Provider, Best Online/Execution-only Stockbroker and Best Investment Platform 2017 at the FT and Investors Chronicle Investment and Wealth Management Awards, as voted by readers of the FT and Investors Chronicle.

Headquartered in Mayfair, London, the Tilney Group employs over 1,000 staff across our network of 30 offices, enabling us to support clients with a local service throughout the UK.