London-based Nedbank Private Wealth has confirmed the appointment of John Williams as head of wealth planning for the firm's international business.
Based in London, Williams (pictured) will work with high net worth families and their professional advisers to ensure that they have a clear financial plan in place. His initial focus will be on supporting Nedbank Private Wealth's private client base, integrating the benefits of wealth planning alongside the bank's broader wealth management and wealth structuring capabilities.
Williams is a senior wealth planning professional with over 25 years of advisory and management experience, working for global organisations providing solutions to a wide variety of UK and international clients. He joins Nedbank Private Wealth from Credit Suisse UK where he was head of wealth planning for five years. He also worked in similar senior roles at Barclays and UBS.
Now, more than ever, families need to understand the complex options open to them for their finances."
Stuart Cummins, chief executive of Nedbank Private Wealth, said: "As a boutique private bank and wealth manager, clients trust us to manage their finances and to be there for their families now and for generations to come. We are fortunate to have an award-winning team and I am delighted that John has decided to join us on our mission to protect our clients' wealth, to advise them with integrity and to make their lives easier."
John Williams, head of wealth planning at Nedbank Private Wealth, added: "Now, more than ever, families need to understand the complex options open to them for their finances - plans that will be unique to each based on their circumstances. Nedbank Private Wealth already enjoys an established track record of managing investment portfolios on a discretionary basis, providing a highly personalised private banking service and can manage clients' assets across jurisdictions. I am looking forward to working alongside the team to support a global client base and ensure that they understand and have access to the right solutions."