Ex-international cricketer Douglas Lockhart re-joins Tilney Bestinvest Glasgow

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Published: 08 Jan 2015 Updated: 03 May 2016

Douglas Lockhart at the crease for Scotland

Leading investment and financial planning firm Tilney Bestinvest has re-hired Douglas Lockhart to the position of Associate Director. Douglas will be based in Tilney Bestinvest’s Glasgow office and will report into Paul Frame, Managing Director.

Douglas has 13 years’ experience in the investment management industry, having originally joined Tilney as a trainee in 2002 before moving to Barclays Wealth as a Portfolio Manager in 2010. Douglas is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI) and holds a CISI Diploma.

As well as being an accomplished investment professional, Douglas is also one of Scotland’s most capped cricketers, representing the national cricket team on 176 occasions, including 12 as captain, and he was a member of the Scotland squad for the 1998 Commonwealth Games and 2007 World Cup. Douglas eventually retired from the sport in 2011.

In his new role as Associate Director at Tilney Bestinvest, Douglas will manage discretionary and advisory investment portfolios for individuals, families, trusts and pension funds, and establish relationships with professional firms.

Paul Frame, Managing Director at Tilney Bestinvest said: “We are delighted to welcome Douglas back to the team in Glasgow. Douglas brings with him a great balance of experience and investment expertise in order to help our clients, who often require tailored investment solutions. Douglas’s track record in delivering for clients means he is an ideal fit for the business.

”Tilney Bestinvest’s 33-strong Glasgow team has also appointed recent graduate Damian Dunn as a Trainee Investment Manager.

Paul Frame continued: “We are committed to providing the highest level of investment management and wealth planning services and we continue to look to expand the team in Scotland with new hires as we look to the future with confidence."

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Tilney Bestinvest is a leading investment and financial planning firm that builds on a heritage of more than 150 years. We look after more than £9 billion of assets on our clients’ behalf and pride ourselves on offering the very highest levels of professional client service with transparent, competitive pricing across our entire range of solutions.

We offer a range of services for clients whether they would like to have their investments managed by us, require the support of a highly qualified adviser, prefer to make their own investment decisions or want to take more than one approach. We also have a nationwide team of expert financial planners to help clients with all aspects of financial planning, including retirement planning.

We have won numerous awards including UK Wealth Manager of the Year, Low-cost SIPP Provider of the Year and Self-select ISA Provider of the Year 2013, as voted by readers of the Financial Times and Investors Chronicle. We are pleased that our greatest source of new business is personal referrals from existing clients.

Headquartered in Mayfair, London, Tilney Bestinvest employs almost 400 staff across our network of offices, giving us full UK coverage, and we combine our award-winning research and expertise to provide a personalised service to clients whatever their investment needs.

The Tilney Bestinvest Group of Companies comprises the firms Bestinvest (Brokers) Ltd (Reg. No. 2830297), Tilney Investment Management (Reg. No. 02010520), Bestinvest (Consultants) Ltd (Reg. No. 1550116) and HW Financial Services Ltd (Reg. No. 02030706) all of which are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered office: 6 Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair, W1J 5BQ.

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This release was previously published on Tilney Smith & Williamson prior to the launch of Evelyn Partners.