The Quartet team have considerable experience in the wealth and asset management industry. The individuals have previously worked for some of the world's leading financial institutions including Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Close Brothers and Bank of New York.
Our investment professionals
Colin McInnes – Managing Partner, Investment Manager
Colin McInnes has over 18 years of private banking and investment management experience. He is one of the founding members of Quartet. Before Quartet, Colin was a board director at Berry Asset Management with responsibilities for business development as well as managing client portfolios. Prior to that he worked at Close Brothers managing private client portfolios.
He holds the Investment Management Certificate and Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment Diploma. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
Niels Clemen Jensen – Partner, Head of Investments
Niels Clemen Jensen has nearly 30 years of investment banking and investment management experience. He is a founding partner of Quartet and is one of the most followed investment commentators globally. Niels began his career at Andelsbanken (now Nordea) in 1984 before joining Shearson Lehman (later Lehman Brothers) in London in 1986, where he established the firm’s equity franchise in Scandinavia. In 1989 he joined Goldman Sachs later becoming Co-Head of Goldman’s U.S. equity business in Europe. In 1996 he joined Oppenheimer to manage its European business. In 1999 Lehman Brothers acquired Oppenheimer’s European private wealth management business and Niels re-joined Lehman Brothers in charge of its European Private Wealth Management business.
In December 2006 Niels was appointed Director of Trafalgar House Trustees Limited, advising one of the UK's leading corporate pension funds on its investment strategy. Niels founded Absolute Return Partners in 2002 and is its Managing Partner.
Tom Davies – Senior Investment Manager
Tom Davies has 18 years of investment management experience. He began his career at NCL Investments Ltd (now part of Smith & Williamson) in 1996 before joining Rupert Loewenstein Investments in 2001 where he was responsible for offering investment advice to a number of wealthy individuals and families. He joined Cheviot Asset Management as a Partner in 2008 where he managed portfolios for a broad range of private clients. In 2009 he joined Church House Investments where he was responsible for portfolio management and business development in London and the South East.
Tom is a Senior Investment Manager at Quartet and holds the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment Diploma (Chartered MCSI).
Oliver Robson – Senior Investment Manager
Oli Robson has over six years of investment management and private banking experience. He began his investment management career at Quilter Cheviot, before becoming a Discretionary Wealth Manager at HSBC Global Asset Management and latterly a Private Banker at Santander.
Oli is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment and holds the Chartered Wealth Manager qualification.
Clayton Harris – Client Services Manager
Clayton Harris has over 10 years experience in the financial services industry. He began his career in 2004 as a paraplanner for a financial advisory firm based in Melbourne, Australia and has gone on to hold operational and relationship management roles for various high net worth financial planning firms and more recently with the international consulting firm, Mercer.
Clayton joined Quartet in October 2012, having relocated from Australia.
Martin Smith – Compliance Manager
Martin Smith has over 25 years experience in the financial services industry working in control and compliance functions. Previous positions include vice president of Merrill Lynch International Private Bank in London and Frankfurt; and as Head of Compliance for Union Bancaire Privée, London.
Martin joined Quartet early in April 2013.
Andrew Dunning – Investment Manager
Andrew Dunning joined Quartet in December 2015 from university. He has recently passed CFA level 1