James Hambro appoints four partners

James Hambro & Partners, an independent private asset management partnership established in March 2010, has appointed two new partners: Tim Boughton, Nicola Barber and the promotion of Charles Underwood and Penny Kunzig.

Boughton joins James Hambro & Partners as the Partner for Business Development, from Barclays Wealth, where he worked as a private banker advising HNWs. Previously, he was in the armed forces.

Barber joins from Societe Generale Hambros. At JH&P, she will sit on the Asset Allocation Committee, as well as managing portfolios on behalf of charities and private clients. She started her career at Rothschilds in 1987 as an institutional portfolio manager and equity analyst, before moving to Baring Asset Management in 2008. 

Underwood has been a portfolio manager with James Hambro & Partners since its formation. Prior to this, Underwood worked at J O Hambro Investment Management (JOHIM). He is responsible for a number of private client portfolios as well as having overall responsibility for the analysis and selection of Collective Investments.

Kunzig is responsible for client service and administration. She joined James Hambro & Partners after 14 years at JOHIM, where she held a number of roles and was most recently Head of Client Administration.

Andy Steel, chief executive, James Hambro & Partners, said: “Our independence and partnership structure allows us to continue to attract and reward the very best of entrepreneurial talent available within the industry. It also ensures we are well-placed to deliver our vision of premier client service with institutional-level investment management.”

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