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LGT Vestra LLP appoints Peter Long and George Harper as Investment Managers

07 September 2017

LGT Vestra, the leading privately-owned wealth manager with £9 billion assets under management, has hired two senior Investment Managers with considerable experience managing discretionary global multi-asset class portfolios.

Peter Long joins LGT Vestra as an Investment Manager with over 30 years experience in advising and managing private client, trust and charity portfolios. He joins from Brewin Dolphin where he was a Divisional Director, a member of the London office Executive Committee and a former joint head of the London office. Peter started his career at Kleinwort Benson and he is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments.

George Harper also joins LGT Vestra from Brewin Dolphin where he was an Investment Manager for five years, specialising in managing multi-asset class portfolios for private clients, trusts and charities. After graduating from Durham University with a Master’s degree in Finance, George has since completed the CISI’s Chartered Wealth Manager qualification and the Investment Management Certificate. In July 2017, George passed Level One of the CFA programme. At LGT Vestra George works alongside Peter, where he is responsible for managing portfolios for Private Clients and IFAs. 

Peter Long, Investment Manager, LGT Vestra, said:

“Both George and I are delighted to have joined LGT Vestra at what is an exciting time in the firm’s growth and development. From the very outset we have been impressed by the unwavering focus on client service and we looking forward to helping LGT Vestra increase their presence in the private client market place.“

David Scott, Chairman of LGT Vestra, said:
“Peter and George have earned the trust and respect of their clients and were attracted to LGT Vestra by our focus on doing what is right for the client at all times. Our private ownership allows us to focus on looking after the client as a long-term relationship and this is particularly resonating with clients. We are delighted to welcome Peter and George to the team where their experience and technical expertise will further strengthen our offering.