Square Mile Investment Consulting and Research Ltd today confirms the appointment of Grant Mitchinson as a client relationship manager. He will be responsible for building adviser relationships and promoting Square Mile's services in Scotland, Northern Ireland and North East England.

Grant joins from Aviva PLC where he was Regional Sales Manager for Scotland, Northern Ireland and North East England, responsible for adviser sales across the Aviva Platform and Aviva Investor funds.   He has more than 36 years' financial services experience and brings a wealth of industry knowledge and a wide network of contacts within the sector.

Richard Romer-Lee Managing Director Square Mile said "Grant's appointment demonstrates our commitment to building our business in Scotland, Northern Ireland and the North East of England.  We recognise the increasing demand amongst the adviser community for third party investment services and see exciting opportunities to provide valuable support and form long term partnerships with adviser businesses in this region.

We are confident that Grant's detailed knowledge and experience of the market will make him a valuable addition to the team. Grant will help broaden our relationships with consulting clients and develop our Managed Portfolio service building on the success of recent partnerships. He will be working closely with Mark James, Client Relationship Director and Jamie Farquhar Business Development Director."