Welcome to the Kensington Branch.
As a team of highly qualified and experienced advisors, we are here to guide private investors through the challenges of managing investments and making financial plans. Our advice is impartial and based on the firm’s independent in-house research. Clients can benefit from our expertise in stock and bond markets, portfolio management, pensions, retirement planning and inheritance. By working in partnership with our clients, we aim to develop long term relationships which evolve with the client’s key goals at the heart of the agenda.
To find out more about how we can be of assistance to you, please contact the Branch Manager, Julian Chester. We warmly welcome new clients and look forward to meeting you.
Julian Chester FCSI
Julian joined Killik & Co in 1998 and co-managed the Piccadilly Branch up until 2004. After a Masters in Finance degree at London Business School, he spent 8 years in Singapore working for UBS and Coutts & Co. He re-joined Killik & Co in September 2013 and was appointed Branch Manager of Kensington in December 2013. He was awarded the CISI Diploma in 2003 and has been a Fellow since 2006. In addition to the Financial Planning Certificate, he also holds the UBS Wealth Management Diploma. As well as managing portfolios, Julian works closely with wealth planning.
James Webber ACSI
Private Client Manager
James joined Killik & Co when we opened our Kensington Branch in 2007. James’ expertise covers investment management and advisory broking. He is primarily focussed on maximising investment returns for his clients and ensuring they receive an efficient and personal service.
Nicolas Mitchell MCSI
Private Client Broker
Nicolas joined Killik & Co in May 2011 having previously worked for another leading Stockbroker. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment. Nicolas works closely with his clients to fully understand their investment objectives, advising on and managing their portfolios in the most appropriate manner.
Nicholas Brandram ACSI
Private Client Broker
Nick joined Killik & Co in 2011 after serving in the British Army where he served in Iraq, Afghanistan, Africa and the Balkans, amongst other places. He relishes both managing global multi-asset portfolios, as well as actually building a relationship with his clients. In addition to his Investment Advice Diploma, Nick also has degrees in Philosophy And Psychology from Newcastle and in Law from BPP, London.
Andrew Towers CFP, AIFP, APFS
Andrew joined Killik in April 2013, following five years at a national Chartered Financial Planning firm. He is both a Chartered Financial Planner and Certified Financial Planner.
Andrew believes passionately in providing bespoke financial planning advice to help clients achieve clarity on what they want from their life and how their wealth fits that vision.
His work with clients consists of designing highly personal and comprehensive financial plans to meet their lifetime goals and objectives. Wealth creation, wealth preservation, long term financial security, legacy planning and philanthropy are key drivers.