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This website is for financial advisers, intermediaries and professional investors looking for all major asset classes and regions, with options for clients seeking growth, income or additional diversification through our range of funds.

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International distribution team

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.

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 institutional 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.

James Thomson

Fund manager and Executive director
James Thomson
Fund manager and Executive director

James Thomson has been lead manager of the Rathbone Global Opportunities Fund for the past 17 years and it is one of the top performing funds in the IA Global sector. 

James joined Rathbones in 2000, having grown up on the island of Bermuda and graduating from Cornell University in New York. He holds the Investment Management Certificate, is a Fellow of the Securities Institute and sits on the Executive Committee of Rathbones fund management business. 

James has been involved with the management of the Rathbone Global Opportunities Fund since its inception in 2001 and was appointed co-manager in 2003 and sole manager in 2005. He is frequently quoted in the financial press and has won numerous fund management awards over his 20-year career.

David Coombs

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

David is head of the team that is responsible for managing the Rathbone Multi-Asset and Rathbone Greenbank Portfolio funds. He joined Rathbones in 2007 after spending 19 years with Baring Asset Management where he managed multi asset funds and segregated mandates. He began his career with Hambros Bank in 1984. 

Will Mcintosh-Whyte

Fund manager
Will Mcintosh-Whyte
Fund manager
Will is responsible for managing the Rathbone Greenbank Multi-Asset Portfolio funds and Rathbone Multi-Asset Portfolio funds. He joined the charities team at Rathbones in 2007, and was appointed as an investment manager in 2011, running institutional multi-asset mandates. He has been with the Multi-Asset team since 2015.  Will graduated from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology with a BSc Hons in Management, and is a CFA charterholder.

Noelle Cazalis

Fund manager
Noelle Cazalis
Fund manager

Noelle manages the High Quality Bond Fund.  She works closely with Bryn Jones and also assists in the management of the Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund and the Rathbone Strategic Bond Fund.  Noelle joined Rathbones in July 2011 and was made manager in October 2018. Before this, she spent some time as a financial analyst for the Bank of France in Paris and five months in Cambodia, where she undertook due diligence on the Cambodian banking sector for the French Embassy.

Noelle has achieved two master’s degrees with distinction in 2010, from the University of Montesquieu in Bordeaux - a Magistere of International Finance, and a Master’s in Banking, Finance and Financial Assets Trading. Noelle is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter-holder. She was named in the 2016 Citywire Top 30 Under 30 investment management awards.

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.