Our Executive Committee

Paul Feeney

CEO, Old Mutual Wealth

Paul Feeney has been Chief Executive of Old Mutual Wealth since July 2012. Old Mutual Wealth is the UK’s leading integrated Wealth and Asset Management business with over £100bn assets under management. Paul joined Old Mutual in January 2012 as CEO of Asset Management before moving into his present position. Prior to joining Old Mutual he was Global Head of Distribution and Executive Director at BNY Mellon Asset Management and before that Group Managing Director of Gartmore Investment Management and CEO of Natwest Private Banking. He has a first class Honours Degree and PhD in Financial Economics from the University of Wales.

Paul is a board member of the Investment Association as well as a member of the FCA Practitioners Panel and a trustee of Sense International, the leading charity for deaf blind children in developing countries.

Martin Baines

Chief Executive Officer, Quilter Cheviot

Martin Baines became Chief Executive Officer of Quilter Cheviot in May 2017. 

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 Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

Steven Braudo

Chief Operating Officer

Steven joined Old Mutual Wealth as COO in June 2016.  Prior to this, Steven was CEO of Standard Bank Wealth, where he led the wealth businesses globally which included asset management and distribution, short and long term insurance and financial planning across all client segments. Before this Steven held various senior roles within Liberty Holdings in their Corporate and Retail Divisions. His career at Liberty Holdings culminated when he was promoted to Group Deputy CEO and Director of Liberty Board. Before joining Liberty, Steven held the Operations Director role of a start-up multi-manager firm and went on to become Managing Director of the South African and UK businesses.  An Actuary by training, Steven started his career as an Actuarial Manager in the Corporate Life department of Commercial Union Life (subsequently part of the Aviva Group). 

Matt Burton

Audit Director

Matt Burton became Internal Audit Director in April 2016. Prior to this, Matt was a Partner in PwC’s Financial Services Internal Audit Practice for two years. Matt has over twenty years’ internal audit experience in financial services having held senior audit roles in Credit Suisse, where he was Chief Auditor for EMEA, and Deutsche Bank. Matt began his career as a chartered accountant with Deloitte.

Richard Buxton

CEO, Old Mutual Global Investors

Richard joined Old Mutual as Head of UK Equities in June 2013, and was appointed as Chief Executive in August 2015. He was previously at Schroders, where he managed the Schroders UK Alpha Plus Fund for over 10 years. Prior to Schroders he spent over decade at Baring Asset Management, having commenced his investment career in 1985 at Brown Shipley Asset Management. Richard was awarded the Outstanding Contribution to the Industry Honour at the Morningstar OBSR Awards in 2012 and has a degree in English Language and Literature, Oxford University.

Richard Freeman

Executive Adviser

Richard became Executive Adviser of Old Mutual Wealth in February 2018. Prior to this, Richard was Chief Distribution Officer of Old Mutual Wealth from December 2015 and Chief Executive of Intrinsic from 2010, having previously joined as sales director back in 2005. Previously, he was on the management board of Allied Dunbar, where he was responsible for more than 2,000 advisers. Richard joined the British Army aged 18, and was commissioned four years later, rising to the rank of Major. During his Service career he was based in Northern Ireland, the Falkland Islands, Germany and the UK.

Paul Hucknall

HR Director

Paul joined Old Mutual Wealth as HR Director in January 2018.  Prior to this, Paul was People Director, Centres of Excellence at Lloyds Banking Group, where he was responsible for the design and delivery of the Group’s overall HR strategy.  Paul led the teams focused on developing and delivering key policies around Remuneration, Governance, Talent and Development, Recruitment and Employee Relations for an organisation of around 75,000 people.  Paul has over 20 years of experience and has held various senior roles working at board level in publicly listed financial services companies such as Bank of America and ING.

Paul is passionate about helping people to fulfil their potential and providing the environment and tools which support them to operate at their best.  He believes strongly that an organisation’s approach to People and Culture are the key sources of competitive advantage, contributing ultimately to business success.

Steven Levin

CEO, Investment Platforms

Steven has been CEO, Investment Platforms since October 2015 and was Global Head of Distribution from July 2014. 

Prior to this, he was Managing Director of Skandia International (now Old Mutual International) covering the Isle of Man, Far East and European entities. Steven has extensive experience in developing and distributing financial service products as well as in asset management and investments, and he was previously Product & Proposition Director for Old Mutual in South Africa and then globally for Old Mutual plc. He has also been an equity analyst and fund manager in Old Mutual’s asset management business. Steven is an actuary and Chartered Financial Analyst.

Mark Satchel

Corporate Finance Director

Mark joined Old Mutual in the UK in January 2000 and has held numerous leadership positions within the finance function at Old Mutual plc and in the operating business units.  He joined the Board of Old Mutual Wealth in 2010 on his appointment as Chief Financial Officer to the business (then branded ‘Skandia’).  Mark has been responsible for the disposal of nine businesses in Continental Europe, and played a lead role in the acquisition of Intrinsic and Quilter Cheviot.  He was instrumental in implementing Old Mutual Wealth’s successful business model and helped scope the footprint of the business which has led to the development of a business that is now fit for an independent listing.  Prior to his current role, Mark was Chief Financial Officer for Skandia's Europe & Latin America Division, and before that he spent a year in Sweden on the integration of Skandia into Old Mutual.  Mark qualified as a Chartered Accountant in South Africa, and worked for KPMG in both South Africa and Canada prior to moving to the UK.

Paul Simpson

CEO, Multi-Asset Business

Paul began his capital markets career in risk management, gaining experience in major houses such as Deutsche Bank and UBS, trading a wide range of equity market neutral and arbitrage strategies. Switching to investment management he was PM on a successful merger arbitrage fund at DPFM, later concentrating on statistical arbitrage, with 2 years as a PM at Millennium Partners. He joined Old Mutual in 2006. At Old Mutual he initiated and was co-manager on the European Statistical Arbitrage fund (launched 2006) and Global Statistical Arbitrage fund (launched 2007). He was appointed Head of Alternatives at OMGI in 2009, having managerial responsibility for quantitative multi-factor investment processes spanning hedge funds, alternative and long only UCITS funds. He was appointed Investment Director in January 2015. Paul is Chair of OMGI’s Investment Director’s Committee and sits on the Boards of Old Mutual’s UK, Irish and Cayman investment funds.  He is also a member of Old Mutual Global Investors’ Executive Committee. Paul has a BA in Economics from Cambridge University (1980) and an MBA from the University of Bradford Management Centre (1986).

Andy Thompson

CEO, Intrinsic

Andy was appointed CEO of Intrinsic in December 2015. Prior to that he was Distrinbution Director, leading the Distribution team to provide first-class products, services and support for advisers. Andy joined Intrinsic in early 2012, having spent eight years as Managing Director of his own advisory business, Blueprint Financial Services. As a start-up business in 2003, Blueprint grew to 180 advisers and an annual turnover of £12m before its acquisition by Intrinsic. Prior to this, Andy was a financial adviser before rising to become a Regional Director for the Zurich Advice Network, managing and leading the London region for over five years.

Tim Tookey

Chief Financial Officer, Old Mutual Wealth

Tim brings a wealth of financial services experience to Old Mutual Wealth.  He has worked at board level in financial services for over 20 years and has been responsible for managing a large number of significant business transformation and strategic projects, mergers and acquisitions.  Most recently, Tim was Chief Financial Officer of Friends Life Group (2012-15) and Chairman of Alliance Trust Savings Ltd (2016-17). Prior to this his roles included six years at Lloyds Banking Group plc, including being Group Finance Director from 2008-12; Finance Director (UK and Europe) at Prudential plc from 2002 to 2006, and Group Finance Director at Heath Lambert Group. Tim worked at Heaths from 1996 to 2002 leading the management buy-out of CE Heath plc in 1997 and the public takeover of Lambert Fenchurch plc in 1999. Tim worked at KPMG from 1985 to 1996, specialising in corporate finance advisory work and audit.  Tim has been a Non-Executive Director of Nationwide Building Society since 2015, where he chairs the Board Risk Committee and is a member of certain other board committees including the Audit Committee.

Iain Wright

Chief Risk Officer

Iain Wright became Chief Risk Officer in February 2016. Prior to this, he worked for Sun Life Financial as Chief Risk Officer of the UK business in 2011 and transferred to the Corporate Head Office as Senior Vice President, Enterprise and Operational Risk in 2013. 

Iain began his career as a chartered accountant with Deloitte, and later moved to the London Stock Exchange where he carried out a number of roles, completing his career there as Head of Equity and Debt Markets. When the Financial Services Authority (FSA) was formed in 2000, Iain formed part of the leadership team, heading up the supervision of major insurance groups. Moving to Prudential as Chief Risk Officer of the UK and Europe business, Iain remained in the role for three years before leaving to establish an insurance and regulatory consultancy in 2009.