Lloyds Private Banking has boosted its Wealth Investment Office with the appointment of Christopher Ighodaro as a portfolio specialist.
Reporting into Jon Wingent, head of portfolio specialists Ighodaro becomes a key member of the Wealth Investment Office, Lloyds Private Banking’s in-house investment experts.
Established in 2015, the client-facing portfolio specialists provide expert investment support and technical knowledge to Lloyds’ private banking units across the UK and Offshore.
Ighodaro joins from Close Brothers Asset Management, where he was a portfolio director, responsible for presenting the investment proposition to financial professionals. He has also previously held roles at UBS, Transact and Mercer where he consulted on a wide variety of investments and tax-related services. He is a chartered wealth manager and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment.
Commenting on Ighodaro’s appointment, Jon Wingent, head of portfolio specialists at Lloyds Private Banking, said: “Ighodaro enhances the investment expertise at Lloyds Private Banking, strengthening an accomplished team of investment experts. His credentials in working with private clients and developing and delivering strong investment advice make him the ideal candidate for this role.”