Aberdeen Standard Capital, the discretionary fund manager, has announced the appointment of Gair Brisbane as Senior Client Portfolio Manager based in Edinburgh. Reporting to Mike Connor, Head of the Edinburgh Office, Gair will have responsibility for managing the investment portfolios for charity clients.
Commenting on the appointment, Mike Connor, said:
"We are delighted that Gair Brisbane has joined Aberdeen Standard Capital. He has extensive experience managing charity portfolios and will work with our Charities Team to further develop our relationships with the sector."
"We have ambitious plans to grow our charity business and Gair is an excellent addition to the team given his first-hand knowledge of the investment and governance issues facing charities."
Gair joins Aberdeen Standard Capital from Brown Shipley Private Bank where he specialised in charity investment management. Prior to that, he worked for Barclays Wealth and Investment Management where he managed portfolios for both charity and private clients. Before moving into investment management, Gair was a Regional Director for the Royal Air Forces Association charity, giving him direct experience working in the sector. He is also a trustee of the Officers' Association Scotland military charity.
Aberdeen Standard Capital, with offices in London, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Bristol and Leeds, and an offshore presence in the Channel Islands, provides both target return and conventional investment strategies for private clients, trust companies and charities.