Blackfinch appoints Alex Sumner and Gareth Deacon as fund managers, ahead of new service and brand launches in 2018


In Q1 2018, Gareth Deacon and Alex Sumner joined Blackfinch as fund managers. They will be responsible for new services launching under a new brand in the second half of 2018.

Alex has nine years’ investment management experience, with a strong track in managing private client portfolios and working closely with financial advisers. Alex holds multiple qualifications and is a chartered member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments. Recognised as an industry high flier, he was most recently featured in Citywire’s ‘Top 30 under 30.’

Gareth has 12 years’ experience in investment management, with a focus on advising clients and intermediaries on the construction of tailored investment products. He holds multiple qualifications, is a chartered fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments, and has achieved chartered wealth manager status.

Alex Sumner and Gareth Deacon are two very strong hires for Blackfinch: each a highly qualified financial professional bringing extensive skill and experience in their field. Their contribution will be invaluable as our business progresses and continues to expand.

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