Managing Director, Private ClientsColin joined 7IM in 2020 as Managing Director – Private Clients (MD), with over 30 years of experience in the Wealth Management sector encompassing leadership roles in UK firms in many different aspects of financial services. Colin joined from Close Brothers where he was the Managing Director for the Advice business.
He began his career as an adviser working in insurance companies before joining Midland Bank as a financial planner. After the takeover of Midland Bank by HSBC he undertook many different roles in wealth management having responsibility across different client groups. During his 17 years there he moved into more senior management roles culminating in the Commercial and Corporate sector where his team provided advice to corporate and commercial entities, as well as the Directors’ and business owners, of those firms. Previous to his 5 years at Close Brothers, Colin became the UK Head of Private Banking at Kleinwort Benson Private Bank and later broadened his experience further by moving into professional services with Irwin Mitchell Solicitors taking responsibility for the UK advisers across the firm.
Taking on the leadership of 7IM’s Private Client Team, he sees as an exciting opportunity to further improve the client experience and to grow the business to the next level.