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Kleinwort Hambros

Leigh Philpot

Leigh Philpot

Head of Discretionary Fund Management

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 3207 7694
Location: London

Leigh heads the team responsible for bringing Private Banking solutions to advisers and their clients. With a background in investment management and financial advice, Leigh joined Kleinwort Benson in 2006 and is the founder of the DFM business at the Bank. Leigh has considerable expertise 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.