Evelyn Partners bolsters Edinburgh office with Financial Planning Director appointment

Duncan Arthur (002)
Published: 05 Apr 2023 Updated: 05 Apr 2023
IFAs Savings and investments

Evelyn Partners, the leading integrated wealth management and professional services group, has bolstered its Edinburgh office with the appointment of Duncan Arthur as Financial Planning Director.

Duncan is highly experienced and holds the coveted Chartered Financial Planner status. He joins from Blackadders Wealth Management in Dundee where he was Director of Financial Planning and worked for more than five and a half years.

The news of Duncan’s appointment follows David Rankin joining Evelyn Partners earlier this year as Managing Partner with responsibility for its Edinburgh and Aberdeen offices.

David Rankin, Managing Partner at Evelyn Partners commented:

“I am delighted to have Duncan Arthur join the financial planning team in the Evelyn Partners’ Edinburgh office.   We are committed to growing the strength of the team in the region and Duncan brings with him a high level of experience, which will add to the quality team we already have in place.”

Duncan added: “This is an exciting time to join Evelyn Partners in what is a real period of growth for the business.   I can't wait to get started, meet my colleagues and work alongside them to deliver high quality financial planning and wealth management services.  I am fortunate to be joining a highly experienced team that will help drive Evelyn Partners to be the leading wealth manager in the country.”

About Evelyn Partners

Evelyn Partners is the UK’s leading integrated wealth management and professional services group, created following the merger of Tilney and Smith & Williamson in 2020. With £59.1 billion of assets under management (as at 31 December 2023), we are one of the largest UK wealth managers ranked by client assets and the seventh largest accountancy firm by ranked by Group fee income (source: Accountancy Age 50+50 rankings, 2023).

We have a network of offices in 30 towns and cities across the UK, the Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands. Through our operating companies, we offer an extensive range of financial and professional services to individuals, family trusts, professional intermediaries, charities, and businesses.

Our purpose is to ‘place the power of good advice into more hands’, and we are uniquely well-placed to support clients with both their personal financial affairs and their business interests. Our personal wealth management services include financial planning, investment management, personal tax advice and, through Bestinvest, we have a multi award-winning online investment service for self-directed investors. For businesses, our wide range of services includes assurance and accounting, business tax advice, employee benefits, forensics

For further information please visit: www.evelyn.com