Coutts in Birmingham has appointed Layla Fear as a wealth manager.
Ms Fear will be Birmingham-based and report to Miles Plumb, director, Coutts in Birmingham.
She will be responsible for proactively developing new and existing business in the Midlands and will focus on delivering client service and sophisticated financial advice to a portfolio of high net worth individuals.
Ms Fear joins Coutts from JM Finn & Co where she was an investment manager.
She has more than 12 years’ experience within financial services, having held investment management and analyst positions at a number of companies including: WH Ireland Group, Alliance Trust and Standard Life.
Mr Plumb said: “We are pleased to have someone with Layla’s investment expertise joining our strong team in Birmingham. Her understanding of investments and working with private clients will further enable us to meet the increasing demand for expert and tailored wealth management services in the region.
“We have always taken an advice-led approach and by being one of the first wealth managers to launch our RDR-compliant advice proposition last November, this has stood us in good stead in the face of the changing regulatory landscape.”