Director, Head of Edinburgh Office
Chris Thomson was appointed Director, Head of Edinburgh Office in August 2019. He is responsible for overseeing and implementing the UK regional strategy outside of London and strengthening its nationwide presence. Currently Kleinwort Hambros has offices in Edinburgh, Leeds, Cambridge and Newbury. In 2008 Chris founded the Kleinwort Hambros’ Edinburgh office covering Scotland, the north of England and Northern Ireland.
Prior to Kleinwort Benson, Chris spent twelve years in investment banking split between London and New York. The technical and corporate knowledge from this time proved invaluable in assisting his clients to navigate the complexities of modern investing and wealth planning. Being back in his native Edinburgh allowed Chris to develop some long standing and loyal relationships with individuals and trusts, helping them to fulfil their financial aspirations. Chris has considerable expertise in advising charities and is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment. He holds the Level 6 Private Client Investment Advice and Management qualification and in 2014 he attained the Chartered Wealth Manager designation.