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Leigh Philpot

Leigh Philpot

Director – Private Banking and Head of DFM Relationships

Leigh heads the DFM team at Kleinwort Hambros which provides financial advisers and their clients with an accessible and responsive service from a dedicated team with strong investment backgrounds. The KH DFM offer provides a comprehensive range of private banking services and is designed to evolve along with changing client needs. Looking after a diverse range of clients, Leigh and his team have considerable experience in all wealth matters including long term planning and risk management. As well as his client responsibilities, Leigh is a senior manager in the business and has won a number of industry awards, including being voted one of PAM’s Top 40 under 40 in 2013. In 2012, Leigh was recognised as one of London’s leading lights in Private Client management by Citywire. Leigh is also a graduate of the 2009/10 Kleinwort Benson leadership development programme, run in association with CASS Business School. Leigh is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst charter holder and a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. Leigh is a holder of the Securities Institute Diploma and also holds a wide range of financial planning qualifications. Prior to joining Kleinwort Benson, Leigh worked for Ely Fund Managers (now part of Rathbones) and Killik & Co, the advisory stockbrokers.