Peter Brunt joins from Morningstar as head of manager research and Jennifer Christian from Quilter Cheviot as an investment specialist.
Mr Brunt will mainly be responsible for developing fund manager research and adding to SPW’s fund selection process.
He will report to Alessandro Poli, head of investment management, and also support SPW’s investment development activities.
Prior to Schroders Personal Wealth he spent five years at Morningstar, most recently as an associate director. He started at S&P Fund Research in 2005 and holds the IMC and is a CFA charterholder.
Ms Christian will report to Jon Wingent, head of investment specialists, and will be based in Manchester. She will work with the investment specialist team to support clients and the growth of the business in the regions.
Prior to Schroders she held roles at Quilter Cheviot, Deutsche Bank and Rensburg Sheppards.
Marcus Brookes, chief investment officer, said: “We are pleased to have such a high calibre of people join our business. With over 15 years’ in the investment industry, Peter is a very experienced leader with a proven track record in fund manager research and we look forward to further developing our efforts in this space.
“We recently announced the launch of our new regional hubs, this new structure allows clients to get a more personal and local experience, developing strong relationships with advisers and support within the hubs. Jennifer’s experience with advisers and their clients will be invaluable as we continue our growth across the regions.”