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david-tyerman_0David Tyerman

Managing Director, Investment Manager

Telephone: 01243 753 415

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David has a degree in Biochemistry from Cardiff University and a post-graduate qualification from City University Business School. He began his City career at Société Generale before taking up a role managing the portfolios of ultra-high net worth investors. David specialises in advising high net worth families, estates and institutions heading the Private Office services of Thesis.

Giles-hedley-dentGiles Hedley-Dent FCA

Director, Investment Manager

Telephone: 01483 406 105

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Giles came to private client work via a background in accountancy and corporate finance. He has broad experience from James Capel, Towry Law and another solicitor investment manager before joining Thesis in 1997. He specialises in the management of SIPP portfolios. Investment experience since 1975.

giles-marriageGiles Marriage Chartered FCSI

Institutional Sales & Office Director

Telephone: 01590 613 583

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Giles graduated in Psychology before beginning his career with Cazenove Fund Management where he specialised in Emerging Markets. He has wide experience of portfolio management, and prior to joining Thesis, Giles was advising a high net worth family Trust. Giles runs the Lymington office and also advises institutions on asset allocation and investment selection. Investment experience since 1994.

ian-cresIan Creswick ACIB, Chartered MCSI

Investment Manager

Telephone: 01243 753 413

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Ian trained and spent many years at Lloyds Private Banking and then at another solicitor investment manager before joining Thesis in 1997. He has wide experience of private client work including trusts and Charities. Ian currently sits on the Fixed Interest committee, having also previously also been on the UK equity and Fund Selection committees. Investment experience since 1984.

James Nield_head and shoulders_BWJames Nield ASIP, Chartered FCSI

Investment Manager

Telephone: 01243 521 784

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James began his career at Cazenove Fund Management, where he spent five years as assistant manager of a Global Emerging Markets Fund. He spent the next 11 years specialising in UK equities at Oriel Securities, where he was a partner, and at Royal Bank of Canada. Investment Experience since 1997.

john-devineJohn Devine Chartered FCSI

Investment Manager

Telephone: 01483 406 114

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Since joining Thesis in 2004 after graduating from the University of Leicester John has gained experience at the Brighton and Guildford offices. A Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment John holds the CISI Diploma and the IMC. At the Guildford office John concentrates on managing investments for private individuals and Trusts having previously undertaken investment research as an equity and fund analyst.

Jonathan-R-YousafJonathan R Yousafzai Chartered MCSI

Investment Manager

Telephone: 01590 613 585

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Jonathan read Chemistry at Oxford and after brief spells at ICI and Chase Manhattan, moved into fund management at Abbey Life Investment Services. At Abbey Life, Jonathan managed a wide variety of UK institutional funds, including its flagship Ethical Unit Trust. In 1998 Jonathan moved to Lymington to dedicate himself to discretionary investment management. Investment experience since 1987.

katemthooKate Nathoo Chartered FCSI

Associate Director, Investment Manager

Telephone: 01483 406 104

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Kate has worked in the investment industry since graduating from London University in 1981.

Prior to joining Thesis she was a founding partner of Daniels Holt where she specialised in the provision of investment management and financial planning.

Kate runs the Thesis Guildford office.

personMichael Lally Chartered FCSI

Director, Investment Manager

Telephone: 01234 567 890

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Michael has considerable investment experience, having joined Thesis in 1978 following a career in stockbroking and private banking. He heads the Asset Allocation, Research and Dealing teams and has a special focus on fixed interest markets where he is lead manager of the Optima Bond Fund. He also runs the Chichester office private client team where he specialises in the management of portfolios for charities. Investment experience since 1968.

paul-morleyPaul Morley Chartered MCSI

Investment Manager

Telephone: 01273 322 435

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After graduating from the University of East Anglia in 2003, Paul worked for the Bank of Ireland in Dublin before joining the Thesis Brighton team in 2007. He is an individually Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments, having achieved the CISI Masters in Wealth Management and the CFA Investment Management Certificate. He also holds the designation of Chartered Wealth Manager. Paul concentrates on managing investment portfolios for private individuals and Trusts.

samantha-butlin_0Samantha Butlin ACSI

Investment Manager

Telephone: 01243 753 420

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Sam began her career heading up the PEP and ISA products at Thesis before moving into her current role. She has a broad role in advising on and administering investments held for many clients and particular expertise in the Private Office service for high net worth clients.

Sean O'Brien H&S B&WSean O’Brien Chartered FCSI

Investment Manager

Telephone: 01273 322 434

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Sean gained experience with Henry Cooke, Lumsden and Capel Cure Sharp prior to joining Thesis’ Brighton office. Initially focusing on settlement, he graduated to specialise in derivatives, before concentrating on private clients. Investment experience since 1988.

steven-richardsSteven Richards

Associate Director, Investment Manager

Telephone: 01483 406 108

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Steven spent many years as a Private Client Manager but the last five years managing Thesis’ Optima Portfolio Service and Balanced and Growth Funds. He heads Thesis’ Pooled Vehicles Selection Committee as well as sitting on Asset Allocation. Steve also works on a number of Private Office Funds and Group Pension mandates, and as an Associate Director is involved with Strategic business management issues. Investment experience since 1993.

tom-lowTom Low Chartered MCSI

Investment Manager

Telephone: 01590 613 594

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Tom read Physiology at Edinburgh and then Neuroendocrinology at Oxford before joining Lloyds TSB where he became a financial advisor. He then joined Barclays initially as an International IFA in The Netherlands before returning to the UK as an IFA. Tom then moved into the IFA technical support team before joining Barclays Wealth moving into the private banker role. More recently Tom was Head of Client Relations at Barnett Waddingham Investments advising HNW clients.

tonygammonTony Gammon Chartered FCSI

Client Service Director & Investment Manager

Telephone: 01273 322 436

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Tony trained with Barclays Bank before joining Thesis in 1980. His wide experience of portfolio management is especially focused on his interest in Trusts and charity clients. He runs the Brighton office and is our Client Services Director.He also is a member of the Asset Allocation committee and Chairs the Fixed Interest Committee.  Investment experience since 1978.

lawrence-cookLawrence Cook

Director of Marketing and Business Development

Telephone: 01483 406 115

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Lawrence brings a wealth of experience in distribution and business development. Working with Standard Life for over 25 years Lawrence has wide experience of developing business primarily with professional intermediaries. Most recently he managed the Bristol operation for Towry Wealth Management specialising in advice for private clients in association with lawyers.

When Lawrence is in the office he can usually be found in either Chichester or Guildford.

ian-hunterIan Hunter

Business Development Manager

Telephone: 01590 613 592

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Ian has over 25 years’ experience in the Financial Services and Professional Intermediary market specialising in business to business sales via product, WRAP and Asset Management propositions.

In his career he has held senior Sales management roles with Schroders, National Mutual and Skandia.

Operating primarily in the south central and south west regions when he is in the office Ian can be found in either Lymington or Chichester.

Photo IntanetPaul Hastings

Business Development Manager

Telephone: 07920 557 815

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Paul is a sales professional with extensive experience of account and sales team management. He joined the financial services profession in 1978 working with two major life offices and two mainstream fund management houses, before spending ten years with a Discretionary Manager.

Paul has been charged with developing closer relationships with the many financial services professionals in the South West.

steve-neilSteve Neal

Business Development Manager

Telephone: 01483 406 116

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Steve has a history of developing strong partnerships with professional intermediaries facilitating business planning and investment process. Steve previously worked for Scottish Equitable as a Sales Consultant, then as successful Business Development Manager for Winterthur specialising in Pension and Retirement Sales to the financial planning community in the South East.

More recently at AXA he worked in a specialist team developing Wrap and Multimanager Sales Proposition for the intermediary market.