Waverton announces appointment of Ian Enslin to the Waverton Charities team

London, 31st March, 2014: Waverton Investment Management  is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Enslin to its  charities team. Having successfully managed large charity and institutional money in his previous roles, Ian brings with him a wealth of experience.

Ian will be actively involved in contributing to Waverton’s investment process as well as take-on and management of new mandates. He will also be instrumental in further developing the service offered to charities.

As an experienced hire, Ian complements the core charities team, comprising Directors with an average of 21 years in the industry. As part of this team, Ian will focus on managing segregated, multi and single asset class investment mandates.

Ian Enslin commented on his new role:

“I am very pleased to join Waverton because it is one of the few houses left in the industry that truly invests globally through direct securities to construct transparent segregated portfolios, backed by internally generated research. They also put a strong emphasis on the service element of a client relationship, a feature which is often overlooked by the sector.”

James Pike, Head of Charities, said: “There is a growing need for a highly personalised investment  service in the charities sector. We recognise this as a firm and are therefore focused on continuing to give our clients the opportunity to work directly with their portfolio managers. Our charities clients will benefit significantly from Ian’s strategic thinking in the investment arena.”

For more information please see: www.waverton.co.uk/charities



Notes to Editors

About Ian Enslin

Ian joined Waverton Investment Management in April 2014 and is responsible for managing segregated, multi-asset class mandates for its charity clients.  He joined from Newton Investment Management, where he managed similar strategies for charities and institutional investors. Ian previously worked for Barings and Invesco in a variety of roles including focusing on fixed income and running private client portfolios.  He started his investment career covering Emerging Markets at Norwich Union.  He graduated from the University of Cape Town and has a postgraduate masters in History from the University of London.

About Waverton Investment Management

Waverton is a discretionary investment management boutique dedicated to providing high quality investment outcomes and bespoke client service for private individuals, trusts, charities, and institutions.

The total headcount of the firm today stands at over 100 members of staff, of which a quarter are portfolio managers with direct client relationship responsibilities. We pride ourselves upon our internal controls, comprehensive in-house administrative operations and personalised client service.  The firm is located in one office in St James’s Square, in the West End of London.  As at 31st December 2013, Waverton had approximately £4.5 billion of assets under management.

All clients deal directly with their portfolio managers not relationship managers.

For more information or to speak to Waverton please contact:

Emily Cullen, Templars Communications


+44 (0) 203 642 3148