Brown Shipley, a Quintet Private Bank, has appointed Gordon Scott as Head of Strategic Partnerships and Entrepreneurs Network.
In the newly created and strategically important role, Gordon will be responsible for developing long-term partnerships with corporate advisory businesses, tax advisers, private equity and the investment banking community. He will also focus on enhancing relationships with the entrepreneurial community, highlighting how Brown Shipley and Quintet can support them as part of an advisory team as they structure, finance and manage their wealth. Gordon who will be Edinburgh-based, will operate on a national basis reporting to Calum Brewster, incoming Head of Private Banking.
Gordon brings with him more than 30 years’ wealth management and financial services experience, ensuring a deep understanding of the needs of private clients. He joins from Julius Baer International where he was Executive Director and Head of UK Regions. In this role, Gordon helped build the bank’s UK offering for HNW and UHNW clients, which included developing relationships with key professional partners whose focus is also entrepreneurs and family office services. Prior to this, Gordon was Regional Director for Scotland and Northern Ireland at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management, and Head of UK Regions at Kleinwort Benson.
Commenting on the appointment, Alan Mathewson, Chief Executive Officer, said: “Gordon’s appointment and the creation of this role signals our increasing commitment to supporting entrepreneurial clients with their specific needs. His role will be critical in further building our brand presence and reputation, along with creating opportunities to engage with new segments and markets. It is a significant part of our strategic growth plan and further demonstrates how we can add true value to our clients.”
Gordon Scott adds: “I am delighted to be joining Brown Shipley in this newly formed role, which recognises the importance of entrepreneurs and of professional partnerships in delivering the very best advice and service to clients. I look forward to contributing to the development of the bank’s broader entrepreneur proposition and offering clients access to expertise across Brown Shipley and Quintet.”