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Square Mile appoints Scott Dakers as Business Development Director

06 Sep, 2021 | Return|

Square Mile has appointed Scott Dakers as Business Development Director to drive the commercial growth of the business in the north of the UK. As part of this role, Scott will be responsible for developing existing client relationships across Square Mile's managed portfolio and consultancy services as well as expanding the company's footprint across the region.

With some 35 years' experience within the financial services industry, Scott joins from EdenTree Investment Management where, as Regional Sales Manager, he was central to the firm's relationships with a range of clients including wealth managers, financial advisers and building societies. In addition, he had a focus on promoting Responsible investments and producing thought leadership related to this area.

Prior to this, Scott was Head of UK Regional Sales at Aberdeen Asset Management which he joined on its acquisition of Scottish Widows Investment Partnerships where he had been Commercial Director, Investment Solutions. Earlier roles include Associate Director Distribution at Newton Investment Management, Sales Consultant at Clerical Medical Life Assurance Society and as a financial adviser at Save & Invest Financial Planning.

Richard Romer-Lee, Square Mile’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are incredibly excited to have someone of Scott's standing joining Square Mile. With a career spanning more than three decades, Scott’s wealth of experience will be key as we look to continue to expand across the north of the UK. In addition, his knowledge of developing Responsible investment solutions will be invaluable as we seek to further establish our position as a market leader in Responsible investment research and consultancy."

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