Sanlam hires head of wealth management for UK market
Ian Porter has joined Sanlam Private Investments (SPI) in the newly created position of head of wealth management, as the firm looks to grow its presence in the UK retail market.
Porter will be tasked with growing and developing SPI’s wealth management business.
He joins from Alexander Forbes Wealth where he was also head of wealth management, a position he has held for the last five years.
Prior to this, Porter was associate director and head of retirement solutions at Heartwood Wealth Management.
Craig Massey, CEO of Sanlam Private Investments, said: “Ian will be working with us to develop a strategic direction for our burgeoning wealth management business, providing a superior service for high net worth individuals, in line with our core ethos of putting clients at the heart of all we do.”
SPI comprises the recently rebranded firms Principal Investment Management and Border Asset Management.
In November, the firm hired Bruce Ely-Johnston as head of business development from London & Capital AM.
This article was first published on Investment Week