Julius Baer International in London has appointed Calum Brewster as Managing Director, Head of UK Regional Offices, as it continues to grow its offering across the UK and Ireland. He will be based in Edinburgh, Scotland where he will initially lead a team of 20 and will continue to build out the regional business throughout 2018.
Zurich/London, 17 January 2018 – Julius Baer International today announces the appointment of Calum Brewster as Managing Director, Head of UK Regional Offices. Having joined the firm at the end of 2017, Calum sits on the Executive Committee of Julius Baer International and will be based in Edinburgh, Scotland. He reports to David Durlacher, Chief Executive of Julius Baer International.
As announced in August 2017, Calum’s appointment follows Julius Baer International’s move to make substantial investments in the UK and Ireland with the opening of new offices in Manchester, Leeds and Edinburgh. Over the preceding months, 20 new hires have joined the business including relationship managers and wealth planners, in addition to several support staff with additional team members due to join throughout 2018.
David Durlacher, Chief Executive of Julius Baer International Limited, said: “I am delighted to welcome Calum to the firm. His appointment comes at a crucial point in our growth strategy, and his expertise and extensive leadership experience will be a major asset as we continue to provide our clients with an exceptional wealth management offering in the UK and Ireland.”
Calum Brewster, Head of UK Regional Offices, commented: “I am excited to be joining Julius Baer and to be given the opportunity to drive our regional strategy across the UK and Ireland. Julius Baer’s pure focus on private clients enables us to differentiate ourselves by providing a dedicated wealth management service and the best possible client experience. I very much look forward to building on Julius Baer’s historic success as we continue to grow.”
Calum joins from Barclays Wealth & Investment Management where he was most notably Managing Director for Scotland, Northern Ireland and the North of England. Prior to that he was Head of Client Experience and Strategy at Lloyds Banking Group and Head of Client Services at Scottish Widows. Calum holds an MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Herriot-Watt University, and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments.