Tilney Smith & Williamson bolsters Corporate Communications team with Adrian Lowery appointment11 November 2021
Tilney Smith & Williamson, the leading wealth management and professional services group, has bolstered its Corporate Communications team by hiring experienced financial journalist and editor Adrian Lowery from This Is Money.
He joins the group as a Senior Media Relations Manager and will focus on helping to continue to raise the profile of the group’s wealth management services, expertise and its principal brands Tilney, Smith & Williamson and online investment service Bestinvest. In his new role, Adrian will work closely with Jason Hollands – Managing Director, Corporate Affairs – and Mark Gee – Newsroom and Press Office Senior Manager – who leads on PR for the professional services business.
Adrian joined This Is Money as a content editor and reporter in 2005 before becoming News Editor in 2010 and Deputy Editor in 2015. In his latter role he managed the production and organisation of editorial content across Thisismoney.co.uk and MailOnline Money, and had a leading role in strategy and development. Adrian has an extensive and analytical knowledge of all areas of personal finance with a particular forte in investing and global markets.
Jason Hollands, Managing Director, Corporate Affairs at Tilney Smith & Williamson commented: “We are delighted that Adrian is joining the team. He is a highly experienced journalist, with a deep knowledge of investments and the retail financial services industry. He’s joining the business at an exciting time in its development, having greatly expanded the range of services and expertise we offer clients through the merger of Tilney and Smith & Williamson, and with ambitious plans to grow Bestinvest, our digital business.”
Adrian added: “I’m tremendously pleased and excited to be joining Jason and Mark at Tilney Smith & Williamson. They are a highly respected team at an ambitious company with a great future. Having written about financial services for many years I’m really looking forward to getting inside the industry.”
About Tilney Smith & Williamson
Tilney Smith & Williamson is the UK’s leading integrated wealth management and professional services group, created by the merger of Tilney and Smith & Williamson on 1 September 2020. With £56.0 billion of assets under management (as at 30 September 2021), it ranks as the third largest UK wealth manager measured by revenues and the sixth largest professional services firm ranked by fee income (source: Accountancy Age 50+50 rankings, 2021). The Group currently operates through three principal brands: Tilney, Smith & Williamson and online investment service Bestinvest. It has a network of offices across 28 towns and cities in the UK, as well as the Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands. Through its operating companies, the Group offers an extensive range of financial and professional services to individuals, family trusts, professional intermediaries, charities and businesses. It is uniquely well-placed to support clients with both their personal financial affairs and their business interests. Tilney Smith & Williamson’s personal wealth management services include financial planning, investment management and advice, online execution-only investing and personal tax advice. For businesses, its wide range of services includes assurance and accounting, business tax advice, employee benefits, forensic advice, fund administration, recovery and restructuring and transaction services.