David Kiddie has an asset management background. Previous roles include chief investment officer and head of equities at major asset management groups including AMP Capital, ABN AMRO Asset Management, Barding Asset Management and Rothschild Asset Management. He was also CEO at BNP Paribas Asset Management (UK).
Edward Knapp is a specialist in financial services technology. During his career he held senior roles at HSBC Bank, Barclays Band and McKinsey & Company. He is currently a non-executive director for F&C Investment Trust. He will take over as chairman of Mattioli Wood’s risk and compliance committee.
Martin Reason has expertise in strategic planning and change management. His last executive role was as chief executive of Melton Mowbray Building Society. He has also held senior roles at Merrill Lynch, HSBC Bank and Midland Bank.
Joanne Lake, non-executive chairman at Mattioli Woods, said: “I am delighted to welcome David, Edward and Martin to our Board. Their deep and broad range of expertise across financial services, including investment management, technology and transformation, and operations and customer services, will be an asset to Mattioli Woods as we continue to execute against our growth strategy. The appointment of David, Edward and Martin brings further renewal to the Board and gives us a strong platform for future succession planning. We remain committed to our culture at Mattioli Woods of putting clients first and to delivering our ambitious growth plans for the business.”