Mr Holmes joined the firm from Brooks Macdonald where he has spent his entire career to date, starting as an trainee investment manager 22 years ago and rising through the ranks to become managing director; leading the investment management business between 2008 and 2018.
Quilter Cheviot chief executive, Andrew McGlone, said: “I am delighted to welcome Nick to our business as we share a similar vision of the opportunities and challenges our industry faces.
“During his time at Brooks Macdonald, Nick led the business through a number of milestones and I very much look forward to seeing him achieve similar success here at Quilter Cheviot.”
Mr Holmes said: “I am delighted to have joined Quilter Cheviot, a firm that is renowned for delivering consistently strong investment performance and high quality service for its clients.
“The firm is clearly on a growth trajectory, so it is an exciting time to come on board and I am really looking forward to contributing to its future success and working with its talented individuals to deliver the best possible service to its clients and intermediary supporters.”
A total of 14 investment managers have joined Quilter Cheviot across 10 of its offices this year to date and last month plans were revealed to open a fourteenth office in Leeds.