Westhouse Securities Senior Management
Christopher joined Smith's in 2002 having previously been an institutional fund manager. At Morgan Grenfell he built an emerging market business largely for US pension fund clients and then at Cazenove he was the Director of Asian and Emerging Market investments. He became Chief Executive of Westhouse upon acquisition of Smith’s in late 2010.
Head of Trading
Bob was previously a trader on the London Metal Exchange before joining Kleinwort Benson in 1986 when they began market-making, where he served for ten years trading equities, later in a director role. After spending two years at Sutherlands salestrading, he joined Investec in 1998 looking after the trading in corporate stocks before setting up the market making desk, where he was employed for twelve years.
Head of Sales
Joined Arbuthnot (which merged with Westhouse in 2012) in May 2009
Simon has fifteen years experience in UK Equity market.
Simon joined from Dresdner Kleinwort, (Director and Senior UK Equity Small and Mid Cap Sales).
Core Franchise with major UK long only Institutions in London and Edinburgh - as well as the select larger Hedge Funds.
Head of Research & Insurance
Joanna joined Westhouse Securities as Head of Research in August 2012. She has been one of the top Extel ranked Small/Mid cap Insurance Analysts for a number of years and has been individually ranked No1 in Extel for all Small Cap analysts. Joanna previously held the position of Head of UK Mid Market Research at RBS Global Banking & Markets and prior to that worked at ABN AMRO as part of the highly rated Mid/Small Cap team and at HSBC. She has a degree in History from Exeter University and worked in industry before joining James Capel as an insurance analyst in 1994. Joanna will continue to cover the UK Non-Life insurance sector at Westhouse.