AHR Private Clients, which is headquartered in Surrey and provides independent financial advice to High & Ultra High Net worth families and individuals has confirmed the appointment of Adrian Rees as Operations Director. Rees joins the business following a lengthy career in private banking and wealth management, bringing over thirty years’ financial sector experience and has previously held senior roles at Mercer, Hargreaves Lansdown and Lloyds Banking Group.
In his new role, Rees will oversee the development and delivery of AHR’s client solutions, ensuring the business delivers a best-in-class approach to whole of market, unbiased financial advice.
AHR Private Wealth launched its UK Private Client offering in May 2021, announcing Steve Ayers, the ex-Head of Lloyds Private Banking in Mayfair, as the Managing Director.
Steve Ayers, Managing Director, AHR Private Clients, comments: “Our ambition with AHR Private Clients is to disrupt the UK advice market through the provision of superior, modern, customer-centric advice that gives clients the stability, reassurance and expertise they need, to realize their financial goals. Welcoming Adrian onboard is a big step towards achieving that vision – his experience and knowledge, combined with his shared passion for client-first delivery makes him a tremendous asset to the team.”
Rees adds: “I am looking forward to helping to grow and develop a truly different proposition for UK clients. Over the course of my career in private banking and wealth management, I have been fortunate to work alongside some fantastic individuals and as part of some truly great teams; AHR is no exception and I very much welcome the opportunity to support Steve and the team in the delivery of an unbiased, independent financial proposition that places the client at the heart of everything.”