Tilney continues recruitment drive with new hire

27 November 2018

Investment director appointed in Manchester

Leading UK investment management and financial planning group Tilney has appointed Ben Roberts as an investment director. He will join the team in the company’s office in Manchester.

Ben joins from Brooks Macdonald where he has spent the past 6 and a half years as an Investment Director. Prior to this he was private client manager for Brown Shipley Private Bank.

As well as working with external advisers, in Tilney’s Manchester team Ben will deliver advice as part of the firm’s ‘two expert’ approach which sees investment managers paired alongside the firm’s financial planners to provide a high quality integrated wealth management service to clients.

Alan Edwards, Head of Investment Management at Tilney, said: “Ben is a highly experienced investment professional with an impressive track record of forging strong bonds with clients and professional advisers. We are delighted to welcome him to our team.

“This is the latest hire in our Manchester Investment team, which we have doubled in size this year. Our ability to hire candidates of this calibre will stand us in good stead as we continue to strengthen our presence in the region.”

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.