Rothschild & Co appoints Richard Brass and Becky Orme to UK Wealth Management business

Headshots of Richard Brass and Becky Orme

Rothschild & Co has appointed Richard Brass, formerly of Berenberg, to Rothschild & Co’s UK Wealth Management business as a Managing Director. Richard will lead a new Client Adviser team and is joined by former colleague Becky Orme as an Assistant Director.

Richard was Berenberg’s UK Head of Wealth and Asset Management, having joined in 2011. He has over 25 years’ experience working in various roles with entrepreneurs, business owners, charities and foundations. A chartered accountant, Richard spent much of his career in corporate finance before moving into wealth management with Schroders Private Banking in 2008. Richard is also active in the impact investment sector and the founder of Impact Ventures UK, a co-founder of ReGenerate Trust, on the advisory board of Big Society Capital and the chair of the Arts and Culture Impact Fund, among other philanthropic directorships and board positions.

Becky began her career at Berenberg in 2010 in mid office operations and client services; since 2018 she has worked as an investment adviser to UHNW private clients based in the UK and the Channel Islands.

Helen Watson, CEO of Rothschild & Co’s UK Wealth Management business, said: “Richard and Becky share our ethos of exceptional client service, as well as demonstrating an impressive investment knowledge and wealth management expertise. We are delighted to welcome them to Rothschild & Co as we continue to grow our UK wealth management business.”

Richard Brass, Managing Director in Rothschild & Co’s Wealth Management business, said: “Rothschild & Co is an excellent fit for clients and moved very quickly and decisively, which was invaluable. Becky and I look forward to working with our new colleagues and contributing to the business as it continues to expand.”

Rothschild & Co’s UK Wealth Management business has offices in London, Birmingham, Guernsey, Manchester and Leeds. Recent hires include Fernanda Neumann Rosset as Head of Client Strategy, and a number of Client Advisers - Alison Probert in Leeds, Tim Eastwood in Birmingham; Holly Jennings, Donald Nartey and Joanna Livesey in London and Justine Walley and Nathan Long in Guernsey.


For further information:

Wealth Management, Rothschild & Co
Emma Rees
Tel: +44 7703 715 763

About Rothschild & Co, Wealth Management

Rothschild & Co is family-controlled and independent and has been at the centre of the world’s financial markets for over 200 years. With a team of c.3 800 talented financial services specialists on the ground in over 40 countries, Rothschild & Co’s integrated global network of trusted professionals provide in-depth market intelligence and effective long-term solutions for our clients in Global Advisory, Wealth & Asset Management, and Merchant Banking.  

Wealth Management offers its clients an objective long-term perspective on investing, structuring and safeguarding assets, to help them preserve and grow their wealth. Asset Management offers innovative investment solutions in a variety of asset classes, designed around the needs of each and every client. We serve a diverse client base from our European offices in France (Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Aix-en-Provence), United Kingdom and Channel Islands (London, Guernsey, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds), Switzerland (Zurich, Geneva), Germany (Frankfurt, Düsseldorf), Belgium (Brussels), Italy (Milan), Spain (Madrid), Luxembourg and Monaco as well as from our US office in New York. Wealth and Asset Management assets total some €100 billion.

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