Previously Mr Bentley has held senior roles at Janus Henderson, M&G and Old Mutual Wealth. Whilst at M&G he designed and launched the UK's first corporate bond fund in 1995 and created the first pensions portfolio 'critical yield' risk assessment process in 1998.
Since 2013 he has also run an investment marketing consultancy, gbi.
Mr Bentley has been the chair of the Board's Investment Committee since 2018. This role will now be taken over by investment director Steven Lloyd.
Mr Bentley said: “I am excited to have the opportunity to contribute to such a fantastic business with an outstanding management and investment team. I look forward to helping grow the Avellemy brand and continuing to deliver the solutions our clients need.”
Avellemy is the discretionary fund manager for expanding Financial Planner Ascot Lloyd.
Nigel Stockton, CEO at Ascot Lloyd, said: “Graham has had a real impact on Avellemy’s investment proposition since his arrival in 2018 and I look forward to seeing him continuing to grow the business. His expertise and track record in leadership roles in the asset management industry allow him to continue the successful expansion of the business and development of new products and offerings to meet the needs of clients.”
Avellemy is a UK asset manager founded in 2014, offering discretionary fund management solutions and bespoke private wealth services. It has over £1.5bn of funds under management on behalf of over 5,000 clients.