Ben Mackie will join the bespoke portfolio service team and he will be based in its Taunton office.
At Charles Stanley he was a portfolio manager, handling private client portfolios, and he sat on the group’s investment strategy committee and structured product team.
Prior to this, he worked at Barclays Wealth and Butterfield Private Bank.
His new role and responsibility will be managing discretionary portfolios on behalf of a range of clients. He will also be focused on supporting and growing Brooks Macdonald’s professional adviser network in and around the South West of England and Wales.
Mr Mackie said: “I am pleased to join Brooks Macdonald at such an exciting time for the business and for its Taunton office. Brooks Macdonald’s reputation across the professional adviser industry makes it an attractive place to work and I look forward to contributing to the future success of the business in the region and as a whole.”
Nicholas Skelhorn, senior investment director and head of Taunton Office, said: “We are very pleased that Ben has joined us. His considerable investment experience and desire to work closely with professional advisers will provide an important addition to our team as more and more professional advisers decide to outsource investment management responsibilities to specialists like Brooks Macdonald.”