EQ Investors announces appointment of Simon Moore in interim investment role

Press release

FacebooktwitterlinkedinmailFacebooktwitterlinkedinmail   by Ben Faulkner, 9th April 2019

EQ Investors (EQ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Moore as a Senior Investment Analyst in its London office. He will provide cover for EQ’s Head of Investing, Sophie Kennedy, whilst she is away on maternity leave.

Simon brings with him 30 years of experience and knowledge of the wealth management industry. He headed up Bestinvest’s fund research team for seven years, before being appointed Senior Investment Manager at 7IM, his most recent role. 

Sophie Kennedy, Head of Investing at EQ, said: “Simon’s track record and contacts in the profession are second to none. Attracting someone of his calibre into the business is a great endorsement of our strategy and ambition. He brings with him incredibly strong knowledge and experience which will be vital as we continue to deliver market-beating returns for our clients.”

Simon Moore added: “EQ has a deserved reputation as one of the fastest growing wealth managers in the UK. We have a tremendous opportunity to grow further, bringing our strong business values and service delivery to match the demands and high expectations of our clients.

“I’m excited to be on board and it’s great to be re-united with former colleagues and friends.”

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About the author: Ben Faulkner

Ben joined EQ in 2015 and has over 14 years’ of experience across the pensions, financial technology and wealth management sectors. At EQ, he is responsible for developing, managing and implementing the marketing communications strategy. Outside of work, Ben’s two daughters keep him busy. He enjoys keeping fit, especially running and cycling along the Pilgrim’s Way.
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