Investec boosts research team with four hires

Investec Wealth & Investment has appointed four new members to its research team to work on collective and fixed income products.

Dominic Barnes joins as a fixed income portfolio manager and Esther Gilbert joins as a fixed income analyst, while Marcus Blyth and Adrian Todd both join as fund selection specialists.

Barnes was a director at Credit Suisse Private Bank & Wealth Management, while Gilbert joins from AXA Investment Managers, where she was a portfolio manager and fixed income investment analyst.

Blyth joins from Kleinwort Benson, where he covered collective investment schemes across all sectors. 

Finally, Todd worked at private bank Coutts, where he was an analyst of third-party funds across discretionary investment portfolios.  

Investec Wealth & Investment head of research John Haynes says the new hires ”bring significant expertise in the fixed income and collectives sectors and will enhance the capabilities and performance of an already well-resourced team”.

“Best-in-class research is an integral part of the service we offer our clients and gives Investec Wealth & Investment a significant advantage in the UK wealth management industry,” he adds.