Brewin Dolphin appoints Walley as Manchester head

Rod Walley

Wealth manager Brewin Dolphin has appointed Rod Walley as the new head of its Manchester office, succeeding William Thomson.

Brewin Dolphin oversees about £57 billion in total funds.

“Rod joined Brewin Dolphin in 2000 as a graduate stockbroker trainee and has worked his way up over his 21-year tenure at the company,” said the company.

“He is an experienced senior investment manager helping individual clients and corporates to manage their investments, and successfully led the Manchester office’s intermediary team from 2014 until this year.”

Jonathan Tweedie, regional managing director (central and the north) at Brewin Dolphin, said: “Rod is a proven leader, who will bring energy, empathy and vision as the head of a dynamic, agile and fast-growing team serving the Northwest.”

Walley said: “As a team, we are dedicated to helping our clients to achieve their financial goals, and passionate about promoting the development of Manchester and the Northwest region.

“I am thankful to Brewin Dolphin for the encouragement, support and advice I have received over the years, and I’m excited for the challenges ahead.”