AJ Bell hires head of investment solutions in growth drive

Kevin Doran
22 March 2022

AJ Bell has appointed Jamie Ward as head of investment solutions to help continue the growth of its investment business that now manages over £2 billion of assets.

Jamie will be responsible for managing AJ Bell’s range of investment solutions which encompass its Managed Portfolios Service and range of multi-asset funds, both of which are delivering market leading performance, with low fees and clear communications. 

Ward joins from CRUX Asset Management where he was fund manager on the CRUX UK Core fund. Prior to that he was an equity analyst at Investec and Brown Shipley.

Kevin Doran, managing director of AJ Bell Investments, comments:

“Jamie and I have kept in touch since we worked together at Brown Shipley.  He has a wealth of experience in running multi-asset portfolios and will play a key role in ensuring we continue to deliver a wide choice of investment solutions with low costs and clear communications.”

Jamie Ward, head of investment solutions at AJ Bell:

“This is an exciting opportunity to join a high growth business which is absolutely focused on its purpose of helping people to invest. The range of investment solutions on offer from AJ Bell is already market leading and I’m looking forward to working with the team to help develop them further and deliver high quality solutions to advisers and customers.”

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