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International distribution team

Maurice Keane

Managing director - international business development
Maurice Keane
Managing director - international business development

Contact Maurice on
0207 399 0496

Maurice  joined Rathbones in 2017 and has over 30 years experience in Investment Banking and Wealth Management.  Maurice held a number of Senior Management roles during his 21 year career at Barclays. Prior to Joining Rathbones, Maurice was Managing Director of Standard Chartered Middle East and Africa and former Head of International Banking for Standard Chartered Bank Jersey and Europe. He brings a wealth of experience to Rathbones having lived and worked in a number of these jurisdictions.  

Chris Wanless

Business development director - international business
Chris Wanless
Business development director - international business

Contact Chris on
0207 399 0238

Chris joined Rathbones in 2014 from Jupiter Asset Management where he worked with Financial Intermediaries across the UK and Europe for over a decade. Chris joined Rathbones as part of the transaction involving the Jupiter Private Clients and Charities team and was an integral part of launching the Rathbones International business in 2014. Chris is responsible for identifying and developing business relationships with Financial Intermediaries Internationally.

Jack Herbert

Business development director - international business
Jack Herbert
Business development director - international business

Contact Jack on
0207 399 0322

Jack joined Rathbones in 2017 from Standard Chartered Bank where he was a Senior Banker advising and structuring high net worth individuals investment needs. He has gained International experience in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Through his wide ranging international network and close ties with the Channel Islands, Jack is responsible for identifying and developing business relationships with Financial Intermediaries Internationally. Jack holds a BA Honours degree from the University of Chichester. He is a qualified Investment professional and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments.

Jez Bezant

Business development director - international business
Jez Bezant
Business development director - international business

Contact Jez on
07772 671 357

Jez joined Rathbones in 2018 and has over 20 years’ experience in Investment Management. Jez has held senior roles at Aviva Investors, Alliance Bernstein and Neuberger Berman. His international experience covers Europe, the Middle East and Asia. He has been a fund manager as well as developer of tailored fund solutions for clients across all asset classes. Jez’s special interest is in ESG. At Rathbones Jez is responsible for developing the wholesale funds business outside the UK.

International investment team

Bryn Jones

Head of fixed income and fund manager
Bryn Jones
Head of fixed income and fund manager

Bryn is the Head of Fixed Income for Rathbones, and is lead manager on the Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund, the Rathbone Strategic Bond Fund and manager of intuitional mandates. He joined Rathbones in November 2004 from Merrill Lynch, where he managed $2 billion of fixed income assets. 

Bryn is a member of the Rathbone Strategic Asset Allocation Committee, Non-Executive Chairman of Rathbones' Fixed Income Committee, and an adviser to the Rathbone Banking Committee. He is a WMA representative for the HMT DMO’s (Her Majesty’s Treasury - Debt Management Office) Gilt market consultation process. He has been a guest speaker at the Euromoney Bond Conference in London, and at the Euromoney Bank Capital Conference in Amsterdam. Bryn appears regularly on CNBC and Bloomberg TV. He also sits on the IA Fixed Income Committee. 

Bryn graduated from Birmingham University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography in 1995.  Bryn’s Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund was awarded Best Sterling Corporate Bond Fund at the Morningstar UK Fund Awards 2014; Best SRI Bond Fund at the Money Observer 2015 Fund Awards; the Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund is also a top performer in the Bond Pound Sterling – Corporates sector over 3 and 5 years in the UK (Lipper Fund Award 2015) and was ‘Highly Commended’ at the 2015 Moneywise Awards. In 2018 the Ethical bond fund won the prestigious Judge’s Choice fixed Income fund award at the Investment Week awards. His Rathbone Strategic Bond fund was voted best Multi-Asset Fixed Income Strategy at the Investment Week Specialist Investment Awards 2015.

Carl Stick

Fund manager
Carl Stick
Fund manager

Carl is a Board Director of Rathbone Unit Trust Management (RUTM) and plays a key role in the development of Rathbones’ investment process and business strategy. He is also the manager of the Rathbone Income Fund, which he has been managing since January 2000.

After Rathbones acquired Neilson Cobbold in 1996, Carl transferred to London in August 1998, where he became an assistant fund manager for the unit trust business, working alongside Hugh Priestley. Carl graduated from the University of Southampton in 1991 with a BA Honours degree in English Literature. He is also I.I.M.R.-qualified and a Fellow of the Securities Institute.

David Coombs

Head of multi-asset investments
David Coombs
Head of multi-asset investments

David Coombs is head of multi-asset investments and joined Rathbones in 2007. He is a member of our Investment Executive Committee as well as the Strategic Asset Allocation Committee . David is responsible for developing our investment propositions for national financial advisory firms and networks. He is the lead manager for the Rathbones Multi-Asset Portfolio Funds and the offshore Luxembourg-based Sicavs. 

David previously worked at Barings for almost 20 years where he managed institutional and private clients via pooled vehicles and segregated accounts. He joined Barings in 1988 from Hambros, where he managed multi-manager portfolios for private clients. 

Will Mcintosh-Whyte

Fund manager
Will Mcintosh-Whyte
Fund manager
Will Mcintosh-Whyte is a fund manager on the Rathbone Multi-Asset Portfolio Funds, the offshore Luxembourg-based SICAVs, as well as the Rathbones Managed Portfolio Service (MPS), working alongside David Coombs. Will joined Rathbones in 2007, having worked previously as a specialist researcher for Theisen Securities. At Rathbones, he joined the charities team, and was appointed as an investment manager in 2011, running institutional multi-asset mandates. He has been on the Multi-Asset team since 2015 and is member of Rathbones’ Fixed Income Funds Committee. Will graduated from the University of Manchester Institute of Science of Technology with a BSc Hons in Management, and is a CFA charter-holder.
 
International board directors

Mike Webb

Rathbone Unit Trust Management - Chairman
Mike Webb
Rathbone Unit Trust Management - Chairman

Mike Webb is chairman of the Luxembourg SICAV, joining in February 2010.  With over 25 years’ experience, Mike joined from Hermes Fund Managers where he was head of business development.  Previous roles include chief executive officer of Invesco Perpetual, prior to which he was managing director of the retail division of GT Global Asset Management and sales & marketing director of Prolific Financial Management.

Garvan Rory Pieters

Independent director
Garvan Rory Pieters
Independent director

Garry Pieters is an ILA-certified, independent director with well over 30 years of experience in the field of finance and asset management. Early 2010 he joined The Directors' Office as a Partner and has several mandates as an independent director and/or conducting officer for a number of Luxembourg funds and management companies. He began his career (1982) in commodities, foreign exchange and money-markets trading at Commerzbank after which he became a portfolio manager of fixed income and money market funds at (what became) ING. He would spend a total of 22 years with ING. In 1994 he moved to Luxembourg and became the general manager of ING Investment Luxembourg. Late in 1999 he set up an asset management joint-venture for ING in Singapore where he was Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer. In 2002 he became the Executive Vice President at the ING asset management joint-venture in South Korea. In 2006 he became responsible for business development of ING's Fiduciary Pension Services in the Hague.

Suman Sharma

Director
Suman Sharma
Director

Suman Sharma is the Operations Director at Rathbone Unit Trust Management (RUTM) and the Board Director of the Rathbone Luxembourg Funds SICAV.  She is also a member of the Executive Committee in RUTM.  Suman joined Rathbones in August 2004 as a Unit Trust Senior Technician, prior to which she was working at Investec Asset Management, as a fund accountant.

Suman has nearly 30 years’ experience in the financial Services industry, including operational positions at the BNY Mellon and Lincoln National.