Square Mile Investment Consulting and Research (Square Mile) today confirms the appointment of Jamie Farquhar as Director of Business Development. He joins from JPMorgan Asset Management where he was Head of Strategic Relationships.

Jamie has more than 25 years' industry experience, starting his career at F&C Asset Management in 1987 subsequently becoming Head of UK Retail. Following this, Jamie held the roles of Head of Investments at Bankhall Investment Associates, part of the Skandia group, and Head of Investment Proposition at Aviva Wrap.

Richard Romer-Lee, Managing Director, Square Mile said, "Square Mile has seen exceptional growth since opening for business one year ago. In addition to delivering qualitative fund research for financial advisers through the Academy of Funds we have forged strategic partnerships with the likes of Zurich UK Life and Cofunds. Working alongside Mark James, Head of Client Relationships, Jamie will help maintain this momentum as we broaden our relationship with consulting clients and develop our model portfolio business."