Martin Baines became Chief Investment Director of Old Mutual Wealth in August 2015. Prior to this, Martin was Chief Executive Officer of Quilter Cheviot for over ten years and he has over 25 years’ experience in the stockbroking and investment management industry.
He became a Director of Quilter in 1998 and joined the Management Group in 1999. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of Quilter Fund Management Limited. Martin has previously served as Head of Onshore Branches, with specific responsibility to build the UK branch network. Following the purchase of Quilter by Morgan Stanley in 2001, Martin was appointed as a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley in 2002 and Chief Executive Officer of Quilter in 2003. In 2011/2012, Martin led the Bridgepoint backed buyout of Quilter from Morgan Stanley. The Quilter business then merged with Cheviot, a leading London based investment management. Post integration of the two companies, Martin led the subsequent deal process which resulted in Quilter Cheviot becoming part of Old Mutual Wealth.
After graduating in economics, he trained originally with KPMG before beginning a career in stockbroking and investment management. Martin is a fellow of the Securities Institute.