LGT Vestra has appointed Maeve Colley-Russell to its private office to meet the need for advice and services suited to ultra high net worth individuals.
Ms Colley-Russell joins from Coutts private office, where she looked after ultra high net worth private clients for six years. Prior to this, she was a director at Barclays Wealth for five years. She began her career at Credit Suisse Private Banking in London as an international private banker running the Latin American and Europe teams before becoming head of international private banking.
Following this, she joined Union Bancaire Privee in London where she supervised ultra high net worth clients in the UK and Ireland with a particular focus on hedge fund investments. At LGT Vestra’s private office, she will advise ultra high net worth private clients on all aspects of their wealth, including wealth structuring, personal investing and wealth succession.
The private office at LGT Vestra was established in order to meet the gap at the top end of the market to provide in-depth wealth management advice and services in the manner of an outsourced family office. The office is made up of professionals with wide-ranging backgrounds from accounting to investment banking and law in order to offer a holistic and highly distinctive service.
Partner and head of LGT Vestra private office, Natasa Williams, said: “Maeve brings a wealth of experience in this fast changing and demanding business segment where she has earned the trust and respect of her clients. She is a key senior colleague to help further broaden and deepen the services offered by the private office. I am delighted to welcome her to the team.”
LGT Vestra provides a range of investment management, wealth planning and private investment office services, employing circa 260 staff with offices in London, Bristol and Jersey. It is part of LGT, an international private banking and asset management group that has been controlled by the Liechtenstein Princely family for over 80 years. LGT managed assets of CHF 151.1 billion for wealth private individuals and institutional clients as at 31 December 2016.