Financial services firm UBS Wealth Management has appointed a new client adviser to its team in Birmingham.

Cecelia Russell joins from Barclays Wealth where she was an assistant vice-president, prior to which she spent seven years as a postgraduate programmes manager at Warwick Business School.

She will report to Phillip Wood, head of the Midlands region for UBS Wealth Management based in Birmingham.

Mr Wood said: "We are delighted that Cecelia has joined UBS Wealth Management.

"Her appointment further demonstrates our business ambitions in the Midlands and strengthens our already experienced team of client advisers.

"We have enjoyed a significant period of growth over the last five years and Cecelia's appointment will help continue this growth."