Hopkinson-Woolley joins NewSmith as head Alternatives and Product


Specialist asset manager NewSmith announces that Charles Hopkinson-Woolley (pictured) is joining as head of Alternatives and Product.

He joins from Tyrus Capital having previously worked at Deephaven Capital Management, Deutsche Bank and Cazenove. Hokinson-Woolley will guide NewSmith’s strategy for alternatives in Europe, the US and Japan.

Chief Executive Ron Carlsoncommented: “Bringing Charles and his experience and drive in the alternatives area will add further momentum to the business. His hiring follows the appointment of Nick Watts as Partner and Vice Chairman, Max Harper from F&C Asset Management as Sales Manager and Matthew Wright from Carmignac as Partner and Head of UK and European Distribution.”