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Michael Kerr-Dineen


Michael began his career at The Bank of England’s economic intelligence department before joining Guinness Peat Group, working with Sir Alastair Morton to restructure and turn the Group around. During his time with the firm he built up the US operation before becoming the Chief Executive Officer. Michael left to head Credit Lyonnais Laing & Cruickshank and Laing & Cruickshank Investment Management again as Chief Executive and oversaw the sale of the private client business to UBS becoming Chief Executive Officer of UBS Wealth Management. In 2006 he founded Cheviot Asset Management overseeing its eventual merger to form Quilter Cheviot in 2012. Michael graduated from Edinburgh University with a MA (Hons) in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. Michael is a non-executive director of Independent Minds Limited and a Trustee of the Sir Peter O’Sullevan Charitable Trust and The Vermeer Partners Charitable Trust.

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