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Executive committee team

The Executive Committee is responsible for building on the success of the business and developing it in partnership with our key stakeholders, including customers, shareholders and employees.

Steven Levin

Steven Levin

Chief Executive Officer

Steven has extensive experience in developing and distributing financial products, as well as in asset management and investments. Steven has been CEO of Quilter’s investment platform since October 2015 and was instrumental in leading the implementation of the new platform technology. He was appointed CEO of Quilter Investors on 1 April 2021. Prior roles include Global Head of Distribution and Managing Director of Skandia International (now Quilter International). He also served as Product & Proposition Director for Old Mutual in South Africa and globally for Old Mutual plc. Steven is a qualified Actuary and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Bambos Hambi

Bambos Hambi

Chief Investment Officer

Bambos is CIO of Quilter Investors. He joined Quilter Investors in November 2020 from Aberdeen Standard Investments, where he was head of multi-manager strategies.

His experience of more than 40 years in the industry, began in the actuarial department of Legal & General before moving into their investment division. After joining Morgan Stanley Quilter in 1987 to manage pension and discretionary equity portfolios, Bambos graduated to head of multi-manager roles, including stints at Friends Ivory Sime and Rothschild, before joining Gartmore in 2003 as head of the multi-manager business.

In 2011, Bambos joined Standard Life Investments (SLI), later Aberdeen Standard Investments, where he was the manager of the successful MyFolio solutions.

Bambos holds a degree in Mathematics from the University of London.

Dean Bowden

Managing Director

Dean is managing director of Quilter Investors having been appointed to the newly-created role in November 2019. He joined Skandia Investment Group in 2007 and held several senior management positions as the business transformed to become Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI).  In 2015 he was appointed OMGI’s proposition and commercial director, before becoming chief commercial officer at Quilter Investors upon its formation in 2018. Dean is a fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) and before joining the business spent nearly 10 years with Thesis Asset Management, where he was head of the Fund of Funds Managed service and fund selection team.

Martin Gloyne

Chief Operating Officer

Martin was appointed COO at Quilter Investors in January 2020. He brings to the business his extensive operations experience having spent a number of years consulting for a wide range of asset management firms operating across all asset classes and geographies.

During his career, Martin has been responsible for the creation of a centralised dealing function for a multi-asset investment manager; initiated a review of the operational support for a fund range for a global financial services company; and integrated a fund of funds business within the investment consultancy arm of a leading professional services company, amongst other assignments. He has also held senior roles within companies such as Aviva Investors, including the role of Investment Operations Director. In addition, Martin is a qualified chartered accountant.

Christopher Eyssell

Chief Risk Officer

Christopher was appointed CRO at Quilter Investors in June 2020.

He brings with him over twenty years of experience working within the asset management industry, most recently as the Global Head of Enterprise Risk Management at PIMCO LLC.

Christopher is a CFA charter holder and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree.

Louise Williams

Finance Director

Louise was appointed Finance Director for Quilter Investors effective 1 Jan 2020. She has a wealth of experience in the asset management industry at all levels and brought that to Quilter Investors in 2018 when she joined as Financial Controller, following previous roles in Finance and Risk at BNY Mellon and Newton Investment Management. Louise is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds a BA (Hons) in International Business & French.

Deborah Nash

Head of Legal

Deborah joined the business in February 2015 and in 2016 became interim head of legal for Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI) before joining Quilter Investors as head of legal when the new business was established. She also sits on the Board of the Quilter Investors ICAV in Ireland. Prior to joining Old Mutual she held senior legal roles at Zurich Life, Capita Financial Managers and AXA.  In a career spanning more than 25 years, she has gained extensive experience in the financial services sector. Deborah was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2006.

Board Directors

Tim Breedon

Tim Breedon

Chairman

Tim has had a distinguished career in financial services, with past appointments including Group Chief Executive of Legal & General, being a Member of the Takeover Panel, and holding Non-executive Director roles with the Association of British Insurers and the Financial Reporting Council. Tim is an experienced Non-executive Director and committee member, having sat on the Board and committees of Barclays plc for a number of years.

As a former CEO of a FTSE-100 company operating in the UK long-term savings market, Tim will provide challenge, advice and support to Quilter management on business performance and decision-making.

Tim is currently a Non-executive Director of Barclays plc and Barclays Bank plc, chairing the Board Risk Committee and is a member of the Board Audit Committee, Board Nomination Committee and Board Remuneration Committee. He is also Chairman of Apax Global Alpha Limited.

Dean Bowden

Managing Director

Dean is managing director of Quilter Investors having been appointed to the newly-created role in November 2019. He joined Skandia Investment Group in 2007 and held several senior management positions as the business transformed to become Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI).  In 2015 he was appointed OMGI’s proposition and commercial director, before becoming chief commercial officer at Quilter Investors upon its formation in 2018. Dean is a fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) and before joining the business spent nearly 10 years with Thesis Asset Management, where he was head of the Fund of Funds Managed service and fund selection team.

Sarah Fromson

Sarah Fromson

Non-executive Director

Sarah brings a thirty-year career in the investment management industry, including senior Chief Investment Risk Officer roles at RBS Asset Management (and formerly at Coutts) and, most recently, at The Wellcome Trust, where her role spanned investment and operational risks. She stepped down from her executive career in September 2019 and is currently a Non-executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of asset management firm Arrowstreet Capital; Chair of JP Morgan’s £350 million-plus Global Emerging Markets Income Trust; Chair at venture capital trust Baronsmead Second Venture Trust; and a Trustee Director of the Wellcome Trust Pension Plan and that of its subsidiary Genome Research Ltd. Sarah is also Chair of the Investment Committee of Capital Generation Partners, a high net worth family wealth management office.

Steven Levin

Steven Levin

Chief Executive Officer

Steven has extensive experience in developing and distributing financial products, as well as in asset management and investments. Steven has been CEO of Quilter’s investment platform since October 2015 and was instrumental in leading the implementation of the new platform technology. He was appointed CEO of Quilter Investors on 1 April 2021. Prior roles include Global Head of Distribution and Managing Director of Skandia International (now Quilter International). He also served as Product & Proposition Director for Old Mutual in South Africa and globally for Old Mutual plc. Steven is a qualified Actuary and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Richard Skelt

Richard Skelt

Independent Non-executive Director

Richard Skelt was appointed to the Quilter Investors Board in March 2020.

He has considerable investment management experience with a deep understanding of multi-asset investing, having built Fidelity’s Investment Solutions Group to a business with more than $45bn of assets under management.

Richard spent 23 years at Fidelity International where he held a number of senior leadership roles within the Investment Solutions Group. He spent 18 years as a portfolio manager, where he managed multi-asset funds of around $10bn and proposed and managed new multi-asset solutions. In his role as Co-Head of the Investment Solutions Group at Fidelity, Richard formalised the strategic asset allocation process, created a third-party research team and launched a number of new investment products. He went on to take charge of all functions within the Investment Solutions Group as Chief Investment Officer, following which he transitioned to the Head of Investment role where he was responsible for oversight of all investment and provided investment leadership for the team. Richard has a BA in Biochemistry from Oxford University and an MBA from London Business School. 

Louise Williams

Finance Director

Louise was appointed Finance Director for Quilter Investors effective 1 Jan 2020. She has a wealth of experience in the asset management industry at all levels and brought that to Quilter Investors in 2018 when she joined as Financial Controller, following previous roles in Finance and Risk at BNY Mellon and Newton Investment Management. Louise is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds a BA (Hons) in International Business & French.

Investment team

Steven Levin

Steven Levin

Chief Executive Officer

Steven has extensive experience in developing and distributing financial products, as well as in asset management and investments. Steven has been CEO of Quilter’s investment platform since October 2015 and was instrumental in leading the implementation of the new platform technology. He was appointed CEO of Quilter Investors on 1 April 2021. Prior roles include Global Head of Distribution and Managing Director of Skandia International (now Quilter International). He also served as Product & Proposition Director for Old Mutual in South Africa and globally for Old Mutual plc. Steven is a qualified Actuary and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Bambos Hambi

Bambos Hambi

Chief Investment Officer

Bambos is CIO of Quilter Investors. He joined Quilter Investors in November 2020 from Aberdeen Standard Investments, where he was head of multi-manager strategies.

His experience of more than 40 years in the industry, began in the actuarial department of Legal & General before moving into their investment division. After joining Morgan Stanley Quilter in 1987 to manage pension and discretionary equity portfolios, Bambos graduated to head of multi-manager roles, including stints at Friends Ivory Sime and Rothschild, before joining Gartmore in 2003 as head of the multi-manager business.

In 2011, Bambos joined Standard Life Investments (SLI), later Aberdeen Standard Investments, where he was the manager of the successful MyFolio solutions.

Bambos holds a degree in Mathematics from the University of London.

Helen Bradshaw

Portfolio Manager

Helen is manager of the multi-asset Monthly Income portfolio range. She joined Quilter Investors in January 2019 having spent 15 years at Janus Henderson Investors. Whilst at Janus Henderson she ran a number of multi-asset strategies, with a particular focus on multi-asset income.

Helen holds an LLB law degree from Exeter University; the Legal Practice Course from the University of Law, Guildford and the Investment Management Certificate.

Stuart Clark

Portfolio Manager

Stuart has been the portfolio manager of the Quilter WealthSelect Managed Portfolio Service since its launch in February 2014. In March of 2020, Stuart also became the lead portfolio manager of the QIPML Caerus Select Portfolios.

Stuart joined Quilter Investors in 2013 and has more than 20 years’ experience in fund research and portfolio management at organisations including UBS Wealth Management and Julius Baer.

Stuart is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and has a degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Kent.

Paul Craig

Portfolio Manager

Paul is manager of the Cirilium portfolio range. He joined the business in December 2014 from Henderson Global Investors, following the acquisition of Cirilium. Paul has managed the Cirilium portfolios since 2009, taking on these responsibilities shortly after the inception of the original range.

He has more than 25 years of asset management experience and has also acted as a non-executive director of four investment trusts.

Sacha Chorley

Portfolio Manager

Sacha is the manager of the Compass Portfolios and co-manager of both the Cirilium Blend and the Creation portfolio ranges alongside Ian Jensen-Humphreys.

Sacha joined Quilter Investors in 2011 and has played an important role in the development of the asset allocation and investment tools used across the multi-asset ranges. Prior to joining the business, he worked at Broadstone with their team of economists during the financial crisis, before moving into asset allocation and fund manager research.

Sacha is a CFA Charterholder and has a degree in Maths from the University of Bath. He has also completed the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) qualification.

Ian Jensen-Humphreys

Portfolio Manager

Ian is co-manager of both the Cirilium Blend and the Creation portfolio ranges alongside Sacha Chorley. He joined Quilter Investors in March 2020 from Seven Investment Management (7IM), where he was most recently deputy chief investment officer.

He joined 7IM in 2016 as a senior investment manager, focusing on derivatives and alternatives within multi-asset portfolios. He also co-managed the 7IM Real Return Fund during this period.

Ian started his career at Goldman Sachs, where he spent 15 years specialising in risk management and portfolio hedging strategies, before joining Citigroup where he was responsible for identifying strategic investment solutions for UK pension funds.

Ian is a CFA Charterholder and has a degree in Physics from Oxford University.

Hinesh Patel

Portfolio Manager

Hinesh Patel is a portfolio manager on the Cirilium portfolio range. He joined the business in 2008 working in fixed income and macro as strategist, an assistant portfolio manager and then a portfolio manager before joining the multi-asset desk in 2016. Hinesh has played an important role in developing the team’s investment capabilities and macroeconomics analysis. Before joining the business Hinesh was a senior analyst at Lehman Brothers.

Hinesh is a CFA Charterholder and holds an MEng in Mechanical Engineering from Brunel University, including specialisms in automotive design and aeronautics. He holds the Investment Management Certificate and has completed the Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF) level 1.

CJ Cowan

Portfolio Manager

CJ is a dedicated portfolio manager who partners with Helen Bradshaw on the multi-asset Monthly Income portfolio range. He joined Quilter Investors in August 2018 from Aberdeen Standard Investments where he worked in the Global Macro team, managing global government bond and global aggregate portfolios.

CJ is a CFA Charterholder and has a degree in Economics from the University of Bristol and an MPhil in Economic and Social History from Brasenose College, Oxford. He has also completed the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) qualification.

Bethan Dixon

Portfolio Manager

Bethan is a portfolio manager in the multi-asset investment team. Her role involves working with the multi-asset investment team across the portfolio ranges, as well as being an ESG specialist supporting the investment team in the integration of ESG into the investment process. She joined Quilter Investors in June 2019 from Pyrford International, a subsidiary of the Bank of Montreal, where she spent almost five years working as an equity analyst on the Asia Pacific desk with a particular focus on Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and India where she was involved in integrating ESG factors within the investment process.

Bethan is a CFA Charterholder and holds a degree in Natural Science, with a major in Physics, from the University of Bath.

Eimear Toomey

Head of Responsible Investment

Eimear is head of responsible investment at Quilter Investors. She joined Quilter Investors in April 2020 from Sustainalytics, a leading ESG research and data provider, where she oversaw client relations in EMEA. At Sustainalytics, her role included working with asset management clients to share her expertise, as well as new product development. As a member of the Sustainalytics thought leadership committee, she also worked to help identify emerging themes and trends from an ESG perspective. Additionally, Eimear led the thinking and development of their response to key regulatory and policy developments such as the EU High Level Expert group (HLEG) and on the Sustainability Finance Disclosures Regulation (SFDR.

Eimear has more than 15 years of experience in the investment industry. She started her career at Fidelity Investments before joining Merrill Lynch in 2006, where she worked as a portfolio manager specialising in equities and led the research and development of its sustainable and impact-focused investment solutions. In 2011 she joined Rothschild Wealth Management as a portfolio manager and equity research analyst, with a particular focus on charity clients and was heavily involved in leading the business unit’s involvement in Rothschild’s corporate sustainability programme. She joined Sustainalytics following her participation in the On Purpose leadership programme in sustainable enterprise and social impact investing.