Key Personnel - Charles Hemphill

The investment of our client portfolios and funds is the responsibility of a team of highly experienced investment professionals. The team has on average over 20 years of individual investment experience and many have worked together for a number of years.

We place the same emphasis on management and support functions. Whether involved in the day to day management of the business, or in the direct administration of our clients’ portfolios, high standards of industry experience and practical knowledge are central to our team approach.

Charles Hemphill - Director, Private Clients

Charles joined the company in February 2011 to manage specialist global equity mandates. He came to Waverton from Spencer House Capital Management LLP (“SHCM”) which he joined in 2006 and was CEO from August 2008. At SHCM he managed the SHCM Global Fund.  Prior to joining SHCM Charles spent 26 years at Morgan Grenfell and Deutsche Asset Management (“DeAM”).  His most recent position there was Managing Director and Head of the Global Select Equity team.  Charles also managed US equity mandates at DeAM including the highly rated DWS American Growth Trust which he ran from inception in 1990.  During Charles’ time at DeAM he also served as Head of the Private Client Division, Head of International Equities for UK pension fund clients and was a Fund Director for a number of the group’s domestic and international clients.  Charles serves as a trustee of charitable and family trusts and was formerly chairman of the board of governors at St.Mary's School Ascot. Charles graduated from St Benet’s Hall, Oxford with a degree in Modern History and is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI).