EQ Investors appoints Luke Powell to head DFM business development

Tasked with expanding the firm’s sustainable discretionary fund management (DFM) business

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EQ Investors (EQ) has appointed Luke Powell as Head of Sales for its sustainable Discretionary Fund Management (DFM) business.

Powell will oversee new business development for the discretionary channel in the UK and offshore, as well as running the DFM business development team.

He joins from JM Finn, where he has been Business Development Manager for the last three years and will report to Sophie Kennedy, Joint-CEO. Prior to JM Finn, he worked at Legal & General Investment Management and James Hay.

Luke Powell, Head of Sales at EQ commented:

“I’m excited to be joining the EQ team during such a high-growth period as it looks to expand its relationships with advisers across the country. The firm has developed a unique sustainable DFM proposition for advisers and I look forward to promoting this moving forwards.”

Sophie Kennedy, Joint-CEO at EQ added:

“We are seeing strong demand for our sustainable DFM proposition from advisers in the UK and further afield.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome someone with Luke’s calibre, extensive knowledge, and established relationships into our DFM team.”

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