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Aberdeen Standard Capital appoints new Head of International in Jersey

9 March 2020

Aberdeen Standard Capital (ASC) has appointed Barry Hardisty as Head of International based in Jersey.

In his new role, Barry will develop the strategic direction and management of the international business and will be responsible for client and investment management in Jersey. Barry will report to Charles Insley, Director of Aberdeen Standard Capital International (ASCI) and will work closely with the existing international team in Jersey and London to build upon ASC’s strong client base and growth opportunities across the Channel Islands and other international markets.

With 24 years’ experience in the investment industry, Barry has managed and advised on portfolios for Trustees and private clients across the UK and Europe. He joins ASC from Enhance Wealth Consultancy Limited, where he headed up the Enhance Portfolio team and was responsible for its strategic direction and management. Prior to this, he held senior positions at Canaccord Genuity, Royal Bank of Canada and Matheson Investment. ASC currently has £6.6 billion of assets under management (as at 30 September 2019) for private clients, charities, trust companies and pension schemes.

Charles Insley commented:

“We are delighted that Barry is joining the team and we very much look forward to working with him. He joins with significant investment experience and is a fantastic addition to the growing local team.”

Richard Charnock, CEO of ASC commented:

“Following the merger of Aberdeen Standard Capital International and Aberdeen Private Wealth Management, Barry has joined our team to lead the international business and help drive this forward. He has worked in various senior roles throughout his career and has built up a respected reputation locally which will support our growth plans. His extensive experience in providing investment solutions to clients will be invaluable in elevating ASC’s client footprint across the Channel Islands and further afield.”

Commenting on his appointment, Barry Hardisty said:

“This a great opportunity for me to draw on my deep knowledge and experience in investment management and support ASC’s clients and their investment needs. ASC has an impressive track record and I’m looking forward to developing this further by working closely with our teams across Jersey and London.”

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