We are delighted to confirm that James Cooke has been promoted to Head of Global Equities (International) and, subject to regulatory approval, to Director of Investments (International) Ashburton Investments. James will join the Board of Ashburton (Jersey) Limited in due course.

This promotion is in recognition of James’s significant contribution to the business over the last year and a half.

Since James joined us as Head of Equity Research, he has been responsible for managing Ashburton Investments equity strategies including Ashburton Investments International flagship fund, Global Leaders, where he and his team have delivered strong performance.

About James Cooke:

Dr James Cooke has over 15 years’ experience in investment management. James is a CFA charterholder and holds a BEng(Hons) degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh, both an MSc and a PhD in Biochemical Engineering from University College London