International family office Stonehage Fleming has appointed Andrew Clarke as Group Head of Business Development. Clarke will be responsible for leadership of business development across the Group. He will be based in Stonehage Fleming’s London office and report into Chris Merry, Group CEO.
Over the last 27 years, Clarke has gained extensive experience of working in senior business development roles within the wealth management sector, most recently with XY, an international group specialising in strategy consulting services and the control of large estates for ultra high net worth multigenerational families, where he was Executive Director based in the London office.
Prior to XY, Clarke led the business development effort at Deutsche Bank Wealth Management and Barclays Wealth in London – as Head of Professional Practices – focusing on winning ultra high net worth clients and family offices through his direct relationships and those via professional practices firms. Andrew began his career in the United States (New York) with the Merrill Lynch private client team. He has an MBA from the Cass Business School.
Chris Merry, CEO says: “We are excited to welcome Andrew as our Group Head of Business Development. Andrew has had an impressive career and his experience of working in senior business development roles within the wealth management sector makes him the ideal candidate for this important role within the Group. His appointment demonstrates our commitment to the further growth of the business, and our ambition to lead the industry in the provision of services that support multigenerational families and wealth creators.”
Clarke, says: “I am very pleased to join the firm, which I have known of for many years and respected for its approach to the market and supporting clients to plan and reach their objectives. I look forward to enhancing the growth of the business.”