Aberdeen Standard Capital names international head

Aberdeen Standard Capital (ASC) said on Monday it appointed Barry Hardisty as Head of International based in Jersey.

Aberdeen Standard Capital is the discretionary investment management arm of Aberdeen Standard Investments and has about £6.6 billion of assets under management for private clients, charities, trust companies and pension schemes.

It has offices in London, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds and Jersey.

“In his new role, Barry will develop the strategic direction and management of the international business and will be responsible for client and investment management in Jersey,” said ASC.

“Barry will report to Charles Insley, Director of Aberdeen Standard Capital International (ASCI) and will work closely with the existing international team in Jersey and London to build upon ASC’s strong client base and growth opportunities across the Channel Islands and other international markets.”

Hardisty joins ASC from Enhance Wealth Consultancy Limited. Prior to this, he held senior positions at Canaccord Genuity, Royal Bank of Canada and Matheson Investment.

Aberdeen Standard Capital CEO Richard Charnock said: “Following the merger of Aberdeen Standard Capital International and Aberdeen Private Wealth Management, Barry has joined our team to lead the international business and help drive this forward.

“He has worked in various senior roles throughout his career and has built up a respected reputation locally which will support our growth plans.

“His extensive experience in providing investment solutions to clients will be invaluable in elevating ASC’s client footprint across the Channel Islands and further afield.”