CEO of Kleinwort Hambros
Societe Generale Private Banking
John holds the position of Kleinwort Hambros Group Chief Executive Officer having been appointed to this role on 1st July 2018. As CEO of Kleinwort Hambros, John has the overall responsibility for implementing the strategic objectives of the Group business and ensuring the KH Group remains a major brand within the UK wealth management market.
Prior to being appointed CEO he was the KH Group Commercial Director with responsibility for defining the commercial proposition and strategic direction for Kleinwort Hambros. John joined SGPB Hambros in May 2011 having previously been Head of Private Clients at Barings where he was responsible for the development of both the onshore and offshore private client business.
John joined Baring Asset Management in 2002 from Merrill Lynch, where he worked in the International Private Client Group and held the position of Managing Director for the United Kingdom and Ireland.
His fourteen year tenure at Merrill Lynch included running both offshore and onshore private client business in the UK as well as managing the Merrill Lynch offices in Geneva and Dubai.
Prior to Merrill Lynch John worked at Schroders in the Institutional Equity Division. John received a BA from Durham University and spent three years in the Army.