Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management in the UK & Europe (“CGWM (UK)”) has announced two senior promotions in its Guernsey operation.
Andy Finch has been promoted to Managing Director, CGWM (UK) Funds. He will assume responsibility for the continued successful expansion of the firm’s Irish UCITS fund range.
Chris Colclough has been promoted to Head of Wealth Management, Guernsey in recognition of his leadership of the Guernsey Portfolio Management team and contribution to the firm’s success in the role of Deputy Head of Guernsey Front Office.
Andy Finch has over 35 years’ experience in the wealth management industry. He joined Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management in 2002 and has undertaken a number of leadership roles within the business. He is a Director of CGIF Plc, an Irish UCITS umbrella fund; a Director of Canaccord Genuity Management Company; and a member of Canaccord Genuity Wealth (International) Limited’s executive committee.
Andy was named in the 2018 International Adviser Top 100 most influential wealth management professionals. He is a sought-after speaker for seminars and industry discussion panels, most recently invited to be a panel member at the Irish Funds Industry Roadshow in Singapore.
Chris Colclough originally worked for Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management during his university holidays and after working several years in London with an international fund manager, he returned in 2009. In 2012 he was promoted to Head of Portfolio Management, Guernsey and in 2016 took on the role as Deputy Head of Front Office; and became a member of Canaccord Genuity Wealth (International) Limited’s executive committee.
Chris qualified as a CFA Charterholder in 2006, is a Member of the CFA Institute and a Chartered Member of the CISI.
Grahame Lovett, Chief Executive Officer Offshore for CGWM (UK) said: “I would like to congratulate both Andy and Chris on their promotions. Both have demonstrated professionalism of the highest calibre and make an important contribution to the continued success of the business.”