David Biddle has been appointed a Senior Business Development Manager at the discretionary fund manager Standard Life Wealth.
He has responsibility for engagement with professional connections throughout the UK, and will report to Ronnie Binnie, Head of Business Development.
The new role has been created to provide a dedicated resource for professional connections at Standard Life Wealth and recognises the distinct needs of lawyers, accountants and trustees.
Biddle moves from Kleinwort Benson Private Bank and Schroders Private Banking where he was
Head of Business Development. He also held positions at Royal Bank of Canada and Cazenove Capital Management.
Binnie said: “We are delighted that David has joined Standard Life Wealth as Senior Business Development Manager with responsibility for further developing relationships with Professional Connections.
“We have ambitious plans to grow our Professional Connections business and this appointment signals our commitment to this very important market. David will work closely with our dedicated Client Portfolio Manager teams across the UK, in London, Bristol, Birmingham, Leeds and Edinburgh. He will also be working closely with our recently appointed Charity Specialist, Julie Hutchison.”