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Paul Abberley - new Chief Investment Officer

Charles Stanley welcomes Paul Abberley to the firm as its new Chief Investment Officer responsible for the articulation and communication of the Group's Investment Strategy...

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Charles Stanley & Co. Limited today announces the appointment of Paul Abberley as the company’s new Chief Investment Officer.

A graduate of Keble College, Oxford; Paul has latterly been the Acting CEO of Aviva Investors and member of the Aviva Group Executive Committee, leading a series of strategic re-alignments for the Group where he had worked since 2008.

Prior to Aviva, he spent eight years at ABN AMRO Asset Management as Chief Investment Officer for the company’s Fixed Income and Investment Solutions Division as well as being Chairman of the company’s London Board and a member of the Global Executive Management Team.

The role of Chief Investment Officer at Charles Stanley has several key objectives and elements including:

  • Articulation and communication of the Group’s Investment Strategy
  • Leadership of the Investment Strategy Committee.
  • Co-ordination of all Charles Stanley & Co. Limited Private Client research output

Paul will report directly to Anthony Scott, Group PLC Director and Head of Investment Management who welcomed him to his new role saying: “In Paul we have found a top-class Chief Investment Officer with whom I look forward to working closely as we look to revitalise Charles Stanley’s Research output and asset allocation modelling within the new regulatory framework.”

“This appointment underlines the commitment at Charles Stanley to providing Clients and Investment Managers with the very best research function in the investment management industry and the importance of the Chief Investment Officer’s role cannot be understated in the current regulatory climate. I wish him well in his new role.”

Speaking about his appointment, Paul commented: “"I am delighted to be joining Charles Stanley at such an important moment. The current investment environment and regulatory backdrop provide both challenges and opportunities for the delivery of the high quality investment services our clients need and expect. I am confident that I can contribute positively to our meeting and exceeding those expectations.". 

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