Square Mile Investment Research announces the appointment of Simon Davies as a founding investor and chairman.

Simon joins Square Mile after a distinguished career in investment management spanning over 30 years.

Simon held the roles of chief investment officer, chief executive and Chairman at Threadneedle. Previous to that he held positions at Gartmore and NM Rothchild & Sons. Simon has also been chairman of Cofunds and the Investment Management Association (IMA). He is currently chairman of the JP Morgan Overseas Investment Trust, and a non-executive director of Grainger PLC, and Old Mutual Wealth Management.

Richard Romer-Lee, managing director and head of investment at Square Mile, says:
“Simon brings significant industry and leadership experience as well as a proven ability to lead, manage and grow successful businesses and he provides strong, focused governance.”

Simon Davies says “ It is a privilege to work with a team that has built such a good reputation and pedigree in the retail investment market.”

Square Mile Investment Consultancy and Research provides investment services, including fund research, consultancy and model portfolios. 

For further information, please contact:

Nigel Whittingham, Square Mile Investment Research
Tel: 07909 886091

Richard Romer-Lee, Square Mile Investment Research
Tel: 07747 626019

Simon Davies:
Tel: 07785 324596