Richard Philbin - Chief Investment Officer
Richard is one of the UKs best known Multi-Manager investors and has previously been AA rated by OBSR, Citywire and S&P. Before joining Wellian, Richard was formerly the Chief Investment Officer at AXA Architas Multi-Manager where he helped them to grow with assets of over £7bn, and before that he was Head of Multi-Manager at F&C Investments where he launched the LifeStyle range of funds and grew assets to over £1bn during his tenure.
Chris Mayo ACSI - Investment Director
Chris started his investment career in 1999 when he joined IFA AV Trinity and was involved with the firms fund research and model portfolio services to the company’s advisers, before ultimately becoming Head of Research.
From there, Chris was involved with the evolution and authorisation of the Wellian Investment Solutions business as a discretionary fund manager in 2007, where he became one of the founding fund managers responsible for fund research and managing client portfolios, becoming Investment Director in 2009.
Chris holds the IMC and is an Associate of the Securities Institute, and often contributes to articles in the financial press. In 2013, Chris was recognised by PAM Insight as a winner in the Top 40 Under 40 Private Asset Managers in the UK.
Jo Benson - Senior Fund Analyst
Joanne began her career at AonHewitt, joining the pension consulting industry as a graduate. She went on to spend 10 years working with medium-sized corporate pension schemes, assisting clients with investment strategy and investment manager selection, where she had a particular focus on equity and multi-asset investment. Prior to joining Wellian Investment Solutions, Joanne worked for LGT Capital Partners, a specialist alternative investments manager.
Olga Baron - Investment Team Support
Olga joined Wellian in November 2016 to support the investment team. She is currently studying for her BSc Hons in Banking and Finance.
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