Investment and wealth management group Walker Crips has strengthened its investment arm with the appointment of Alison Pickup as Senior Investment Portfolio Manager in its York office.
Pickup joins with 20 years experience in financial services within the local area having previously worked as Divisional Director at Brewin Dolphin for nearly eight years, and prior to this was Associate Director at Gerrard/Barclays Wealth.
Pickup will be responsible for managing portfolios including ISAs, Portfolio Bonds and SIPPs on a bespoke basis for individuals, trusts and charities.
Rodney Fitzgerald, Chief Executive, Walker Crips, says: "We continue to execute our strategy of driving growth and Alison’s appointment, as a senior investment portfolio manager, reflects the success of this strategy. With our culture of putting clients first, our new investment managers join us in the knowledge that efficient systems and supportive management are backed by strong operational and compliant procedures."
Nigel Skelton, Investment Director, Walker Crips Stockbrokers, says: “We welcome Alison to the York office and are pleased to engage her experience and talent in our investment management business. Alison’s expertise will enhance the services we provide to our clients and help us strengthen the quality of our investment management offering.”