Brown Shipley Announces Two Senior Hires for Edinburgh Office

Brown Shipley Announces Two Senior Hires for Edinburgh Office


As Head of the Edinburgh office, Matt will work together with Gerard and the Brown Shipley Edinburgh team to focus on driving Brown Shipley’s strategic growth plans in Scotland. Matt’s breadth of experience in wealth management includes managing client relationships with high net worth individuals and business owners in Scotland as a Director at UBS Wealth Management in Edinburgh for the past seven years. Prior to this, Matt was a Senior Private Banker at Bank of Scotland and before this, a Wealth Management Advisor at Merrill Lynch in Missouri, USA.

Gerard will work closely alongside Matt to deliver business growth for Brown Shipley in Scotland. Most recently Gerard was a Director at UBS Wealth Management in Edinburgh. Gerard has extensive experience in financial services and wealth management, including senior roles with the Royal Bank of Scotland Group and at Adam & Company between 2010 and 2015; prior to these roles Gerard was an RBS Private Banking Relationship Manager between 2006 and 2010.

Commenting on the appointments, Alan Mathewson, Chief Executive Officer said, “I’m delighted to welcome Matt and Gerard to our team in Edinburgh. These appointments are a statement of our intent and commitment to building a strong business in Scotland.”

Matt Hoyne said, “I am excited to join Brown Shipley to lead the Edinburgh office. I look forward to being part of the Edinburgh team working together with Quintet colleagues across Europe to develop new client relationships and engage existing stakeholders.”

Gerard Wilson said, “I’m pleased to continue working closely with Matt and with our new Edinburgh colleagues. Brown Shipley will allow us to best meet the wealth management needs of private clients in Scotland through providing the personalisation normally associated with a boutique whilst also having access to broader capabilities within Quintet.”

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