Luke Hyde-Smith joins Waverton

We welcome our new Head of Third Party Fund Selection

Luke has been appointed as a Portfolio Manager and Head of Third Party Fund Selection.  He joins from Brompton Asset Management where he built and developed the collective investment selection process with particular responsibility for managing a range of multi-asset strategies.

Hyde-Smith has over 13 years’ experience in fund management.  Prior to joining Brompton in 2009, he was a fund analyst at New Star and previously at SG Private Bank.  He has a BA Hons degree from Manchester University and is a CFA charterholder.

Commenting on the new appointment, John Bellamy, Director, Head of Managed Portfolio Service, said, “Luke will be an excellent complementary fit with our team in this newly-created role.  He brings a great deal of experience and has extensive knowledge in sourcing new investment opportunities, formulating asset class views and carrying out research and manager due diligence.”

Luke Hyde-Smith said, “Waverton has an excellent pedigree and boasts a highly-regarded team.  They have established a robust collective research process and I look forward to adding my experience and playing a part in its ongoing evolution as the company continues to grow its market proposition.”