Gareth Johnson


Head of Digital Channels

Joining the business in 2002, Gareth is now responsible for our Brewin Portfolio Service (BPS) and WealthPilot, the group’s digital channels. In his previous role, Gareth, worked closely with our research department and intermediary division, and oversaw the growth of MPS (Managed Portfolio Service) from just £15m in 2012 to over £4.5bn in 2020 and an intermediary division that grew from £300m in annual sales to in excess of £2bn. In his current role, he developed and is responsible for BPS, the Group’s digital offering, which has attracted in excess of £200m of AUM and 6,000 clients. He also took on the responsibility for WealthPilot in 2020, our new digital financial advice service. Reporting into the managing director of advice and innovation, he works closely with the Executive Committee of the Board to strategically influence the Group and our service offerings utilising new technologies with a laser focus on client outcomes. Gareth is part of our client facing leadership team, who together are responsible for all aspects of the client journey.

Gareth is an advisory panel member for the Investment Association’s (IA) fintech accelerator, Engine. He also sits on the TISA Digital Innovation Council. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA). In his spare time, he enjoys football, NBA basketball, reading and listening to podcasts.

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