Tilney for Professionals hires two for international business development

07 September 2020

Leading wealth manager Tilney, part of the recently merged Tilney Smith & Williamson group, has further expanded its International business development team with the hire of Maurice Keane and Jeremy Bezant to its Tilney for Professionals arm. Reporting to Head of Business Development Craig Wright, Maurice joins as Head of International Business Development, while Jeremy will be Business Development Manager.

Based out of London, Maurice joins Tilney from Rathbone Brothers where he has been Managing Director, International Business Development since 2017. Prior to this, he spent 11 years at Standard Chartered Bank, holding a number of roles including Head of International Banking for Europe and Jersey.

Jeremy, who will also be based in London, has been working in investments for more than 20 years developing and managing funds for retail and wholesale clients. He specialises in product development and fund distribution for the UK and EU investment markets. He joins from Rathbone Brothers where he has worked since 2018 as Director, International Business Development. He has also worked for Janus Henderson, Alliance Bernstein and Neuberger Berman over the course of his career.

Craig Wright, Managing Director, Head of Business Development, Tilney for Professionals, commented: “Tilney for Professionals has a long history of supporting our international clients and it is vital we have the very best team in place to do this. I am very excited to welcome Maurice and Jeremy to our International team as they both have significant experience dealing with overseas IFAs and understand the many nuances of servicing a global client base.” 

About Tilney

Tilney is a leading investment and financial planning group that builds on a heritage of more than 180 years. Our clients are private investors, charities and professional intermediaries who trust us with over £24 billion of their assets. We offer a range of services including financial planning, investment management and advice and, through our Bestinvest service, a leading online platform for those who prefer to manage their own investments.  We have won numerous awards including Wealth Manager of the Year, Best Discretionary/Advisory Wealth Manager, Best Low-cost SIPP Provider and Best Investment Platform 2018 as voted by readers of the Financial Times and Investors Chronicle; Best Advisory Service in the 2015 City of London Wealth Management Awards; and Investment Award – Cautious category in the Private Asset Management Awards.

Headquartered in Mayfair, London, the Tilney Group employs over 1,000 staff across our network of 30 offices, enabling us to support clients with a local service throughout the UK.