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The Board of Handelsbanken Wealth & Asset Management Limited is responsible for the high level supervision of the current and future regulated activities of Handelsbanken Wealth Management and Handelsbanken Asset Management.

Within our governance structure, the day-to-day management of Handelsbanken Wealth & Asset Management is delegated to the Management Group, the members of which are:

Graham Turner

Chief Executive Officer

Graham joined in 2010 when he was approached by the Bank. Over the following years, Graham established his own branch, has run the credit function in RL (Regional Bank – Southern UK), has been an area manager and in 2019 became Regional Head in RC (Regional Bank – Central UK). In 2020, he was promoted to Chief Executive Officer at Handelsbanken Wealth & Asset Management.

  • 2002 – 2010: Senior Manager - Corporate Business at Allied Irish Bank, where he helped to increase their UK branch network and diversify business activities.
  • 1986 – 2002: Nat West. Graham undertook a variety of roles here including Corporate & Structured Finance, Risk & Credit Analysis.

Graham Bishop

Chief Investment Officer

Graham joined in 2017 as Head of Strategy and was promoted to Chief Investment Officer in May 2020. Graham is responsible for asset allocation and also manages the Balanced investment strategy.

  • 2014 - 2017: Global Macro Strategist at Citi, responsible for the bank’s global asset allocation views and global macro strategy trade ideas.
  • 2012 - 2014: Equity Strategist at Exane BNP Paribas.
  • 2008 - 2012: Equity Strategist at Royal Bank of Scotland.
  • 2004 - 2008: Economist and Multi Asset Strategist at Cazenove Capital Management.
  • Graham has a degree in Economics from the University of Exeter and is a CFA Charterholder.

PK Patel

Head of Wealth Management

Years of experience: 32

PK joined in 2013 as a Client Director, working closely with Handelsbanken’s branch teams and other professionals across the East Midlands providing investment and wealth management services to clients. In 2019, he became Area Manager for the Central and South West Regions, leading a team of 8 fellow Client Directors and in February 2022 was appointed Head of Wealth Management.

  • 1997-2013: Advisory roles at Yorkshire Bank, HSBC and Close Brothers, specialising in retirement planning and technical pensions consultancy.
  • 1993-1997: Unum Provident – Regional Broker Consultant working with intermediaries in the corporate health and protection sector.
  • 1989-1993: Broker Consultant at Eagle Star Assurance. Joined as a graduate trainee and progressed to a Broker Consultant role working with IFAs in the North West.
  • PK has achieved Chartered Financial Planner (FCII) status and is also a Chartered Member of the Institute of Securities & Investments (FCSI).

PK's Associate Client Director is Carole Murphy.

Pete McCree

Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer

Pete joined in 2001 as Head of Settlement and Custody and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2019. Pete is responsible for all actions and outcomes delivered by Business Support, Operations, IT Governance and Change Management in line with company strategy, risk management controls and our regulatory obligations. He is also Executive Director (SMF3) of the Handelsbanken Wealth & Asset Management Board, member of the management group and chair of the CASS Governance Committee.

  • 1998 - 2001: Operations Manager at Dresdner RCM Global Investors UK Ltd where he was responsible for the settlement and trade processing team supporting global asset management
  • 1987 - 1998: Assistant Manager at Kleinwort Benson Investment Management where he gained experience in global operations, custody support and settlements including equities, emerging markets and eurobonds supporting private and institutional clients
  • Pete also holds the Senior Management Function for client money and assets.

Marc Wood

Head of Fund Governance & Oversight, CEO Handelsbanken Authorised Corporate Director Ltd

Head of Fund Governance & Oversight and Chief Executive Officer of Handelsbanken Authorised Corporate Director Ltd

Marc joined in 2019 when he was approached to create and lead the new Handlesbanken Authorised Corporate Director (HACD). He is CEO (SMF1) of HACD and is responsible for the governance and oversight of all aspects of the Multi Asset Funds. Marc is also a Director of the Handelsbanken Alternatives Fund which is a Guernsey-based closed-ended fund.

  • 2016 – 2019: Managing Director of Fundrock Partners responsible for all UK activities
  • 2014 – 2016: Assistant Director at RBS Trustee & Depositary responsible for client relationships and business development
  • 2014 – 2012: Business Relationship Manager at Legal & General Investment Management responsible for managing fund administration suppliers and brokers
  • 2012 – 2005: Senior Relationship Manager at F&C Asset Management responsible for managing fund administration suppliers
  • 2002 – 2005: Senior Customer Relationship Executive at Fidelity International responsible for support key distribution partners

Selina Gayle

Head of Compliance (subject to regulatory approval)

Selina joined in 2017 as Compliance Manager and Business Partner. She held the Deputy Head of Compliance role prior to her current role of Head of Compliance (subject to regulatory approval).  She is responsible for providing company-wide leadership on all areas of compliance.

  • 2014 - 2017: Head of Compliance, COURTIERS Asset Management Limited
  • 2014 - 2014: Investment Compliance Project Manager, COURTIERS Investment Services Limited
  • 2010 - 2013: Fiduciary Technical Analyst, Citibank International plc
  • 2002 - 2010: Various roles at the Investment Management Association (now the Investment Association)
  • Selina holds a Bachelors Degree in Recreation Management from Loughborough University and the Investment Administration Qualification (IAQ) (now the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI)). She is a member of the Institute of Leadership and Management and an associate member of the CISI.

Lucy Jackson

Head of HR

Lucy joined in 2016 as an HR Business Partner and was promoted in 2017 to Head of HR.  She has over ten years of industry experience and has extensive knowledge of employment law, change management, recruitment strategy, SMCR and FCA remuneration code.

  • 2015 - 2016: HR Specialist (Finance, Scientific & Legal) at L’Oreal where she managed an efficient and professional HR service to the Active Cosmetics Division, Supply Chain, Corporate and Finance teams.
  • 2010 - 2015: HR Consultant (Capital Markets & Technology) at The Boston Consulting Group
  • 2009 - 2010: Financial Services Consultant at Selby Jennings
  • Lucy holds a BSc, an MA in Strategic HR Management and is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.

Kanene Nwodika

Head of Finance

Kanene joined in 2013 as a Financial Accountant, and is currently Head of Finance as of 2018. She is responsible for maintaining a strong financial framework for the business.

  • 2011 - 2013: Accountant (Consolidation and Financial Reporting) at Permal Group
  • 2009 - 2011: Management Accountant at Jardine Lloyd Thompson
  • 2006 - 2009: Financial Accountant at BGC Partners
  • Kanene holds a Bachelors degree in Economics and Statistics from University of Benin, Nigeria, a Masters degree in International Economics, Banking & Finance from Cardiff Business School and is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Matt Hollier

Head of Product

Matt joined in 2014. As Head of Investment Product, he is responsible for overseeing product development and management, marketing and aspects of our investment operations.

  • 2012 - 2014: Director of Product Management at Old Mutual Global Investors
  • 2001 - 2012: Head of Product Development / Product & Marketing at Old Mutual Asset Managers
  • 1996 - 2001: Strategy Consultant at Mitchell Madison Group
  • Matt read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University and is a CFA charterholder.