Square Mile Investment Consulting and Research Ltd today confirms the appointment of Diane Earnshaw as Head of Client Relationships. Diane will be a senior member of the research team and responsible for building and consulting client and financial adviser relationships.

Diane has over 20 years' experience of analysing a broad range of investment vehicles and was previously Co-Head of Manager Selection and Head of UK Consultancy for Morningstar. Earlier positions include Head of Research & Investment at Origen Financial Services and Investment Research Manager at Aon Consulting Financial Services.

Richard Romer-Lee, Managing Director of Square Mile, said: "Diane has a rare combination of deep investment research expertise and a thorough understanding of what it is that advisers are looking for from a relationship with a business like Square Mile. Her leadership and experience will be instrumental in expanding our consulting client-base. Moreover, it highlights our commitment to delivering 'best in class' services to the financial adviser community."