James Hambro & Partners appoints former Lord Mayor of London as adviser

Business-Handshake-General-Hire-Appointment-700x450.jpgJames Hambro & Partners has appointed former Lord Mayor of London Sir Alan Yarrow and designated CEO of Polar Capital Gavin Rochussen as partnership advisers.

The duo’s non-executive roles will include guidance and advice on the firm’s growth strategy and investment performance.

Yarrow was Lord Mayor of London between 2014 and 2015 having spent 37 years at Dresdner Kleinwort. He has been chairman of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments since 2009.

Rochussen was CEO of Fleming Family & Partners from 2002 until 2008 and spent eight years as CEO of J O Hambro Capital Management until 2016 . He joins Polar Capital as CEO in July.

JH&P chairman Jamie Hambro says: “Alan Yarrow and Gavin Rochussen are two outstanding, experienced people who will help us grow and develop our business. Our success to date has been down to attracting high-calibre people and their appointment signifies our commitment to continuing that strategy.”

James Hambro & Partners was set up in 2010 and manages and advises over £2.5bn of assets.