As a founder-owner of CS Investment Managers, William brings extensive experience in institutional and private client investment. As chair of the investment and asset allocation committees, he is responsible for the overall direction of investment policy and strategy, and oversight of the investment research activity. He also leads the Executive Management Team in setting the overall objectives and governance arrangements of the Firm. William is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment.
William Forsyth LL.B, FCSI
Executive Chairman & Investment Director
Robert has over 30 years of experience in leadership roles within financial services and has a long-standing reputation for building strong, capable and experienced teams that deliver. He is a member of the Executive Management Team responsible for strategy implementation and the overall quality of the business relationships. Robert is an active committee member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment.
Robert Darling MCSI
Chief Executive Officer
A law graduate from Edinburgh University, Linda’s career has spanned over 25 years in the legal and investment industries. She is the Compliance and Money Laundering Officer at CS Investment Managers, with additional responsibilities for the policy formulation, strategy and management of the business in her capacity as an Executive Director. She is also Company Secretary.
Linda N Forsyth LL.B, MBA
Head of Compliance & Legal
Liam is an experienced member of the Investment Committee that formulates and implements the Firm’s investment strategy. As a manager under the Senior Management & Certification Regime, Liam manages client portfolios combined with research responsibilities, selecting the funds and stocks that make up our range of customised portfolio solutions. He is currently a CFA 3 candidate and graduated with an Honours degree in Actuarial Science from Heriot-Watt University.
Liam Goodbrand BSc (Hons)
Scott plays a key role within the investment management team in providing the investment managers with the financial analysis and performance metrics used in decision-making at internal Investment Committee and Asset Allocation Meetings, of which he is also a member. Scott has passed all 3 levels of the CFA Program and graduated from the University of Edinburgh with Distinction in MSc Finance, and the University of Glasgow with First Class Honours in Economics and Business Management.
Scott Henderson MSc, MA (Hons)
Trehan is the newest member of the Investment Management Team, joining us in 2023. He is involved in the financial resource gathering and analysis of both current and potential assets for the Investment Managers while assisting with the monitoring of client portfolio performances. Trehan has passed 2 levels of the CFA Program and graduated from Loughborough University with a Merit in MSc Investment and Finance, and Middlesex University with a First-Class Honours in Business Management and Finance.
Trehan Fernando MSc, BA (Hons)
Gillian leads the team responsible for the delivery of client services and brings to the role more than 25 years of experience in financial services. She has extensive knowledge of all administrative, operational and regulatory requirements, and is integral to efficient service delivery at every stage of the relationships with our clients and their professional advisors.
Investment Operations Supervisor
Shannon is one of the main points of contact for clients and their professional advisers. With over 8 years of experience within the financial sector, Shannon has a strong knowledge of operational and administrative procedures. She plays an important role in ensuring our client’s journey is as efficient as possible.
Senior Investment Operations Assistant
Sarah plays a key role across all business functions. She assists management with the quality control of business development initiatives, the training & competence of all personnel, the monitoring and record keeping of compliance standards, and the issue of a range of management and compliance reporting.
Sarah Crabtree BA (Hons)
Business Support Executive
Anna is often the first point of contact for clients and other visitors to CS Investment Managers. As a member of the Business Support team, she provides high-quality administrative and organisational support to management and other team members and is essential to the efficient running of the office. She is actively involved in the marketing activities of the Firm and is a member of the business development and regular review committees.
Millie is a 4th year Graphic Design student at Edinburgh Napier University, who joined us in Summer 2023 as an intern. Now working with us as a Consultant, Millie creates and designs content for our social media and marketing initiatives. She works closely with the Business Support team providing support with marketing and business development.
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Our lead consultant is Jon Wilson, who co-founded Ellis Wilson Ltd in 2018, having worked for 12 years as Director of Project Consulting at one of the UK’s largest regulatory consultancies, and previously at UBS, S.G. Warburg & Co and the regulator. He is a Chartered Accountant.
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