Kames Capital has hired Yasmine Ellis (pictured) as business development manager within the firm’s UK wholesale distribution team, she will report to Kames’ head of UK regional sales Mark Savage.
Based in London, Ellis will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with a portfolio of UK private banks, financial institutions, fund of funds, discretionary and advisory wealth managers, stockbrokers and family offices in London.
She joins Kames from Schroders where she has worked within the company’s business development team since 2009, covering UK multi-managers, private banks, wealth managers, family offices and fund of hedge funds. Ellis originally joined the firm’s Dubai office in 2009 where she was a sales executive.
Commenting on the appointment, Savage said: “Yasmine has solid experience in the UK wholesale market and we are confident that the skills and knowledge she brings to the team will allow us to build on our extensive client base.”