ANNABEL WATSON, C. Hoare & Co. - "Managing Money 101"

Annabel is a Portfolio Manager at C Hoare & Co.

Annabel won the gold award earlier this year for the Citywealth ‘Woman of the Year Rising Stars’ category for Wealth Management, was included in the 2016 Citywealth Leaders List and has been nominated for ‘Investment Manager of the Year‘ in the upcoming Future Leaders Awards. With the recent sale of the C. Hoare & Co. Wealth Management business to Cazenove Capital Management (Schroders group), Annabel will be working there from February 2017.

Annabel has a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Oxford and a First Class Economics degree from the University of Nottingham. She also holds the CISI level 7 Diploma in Wealth Management. Annabel worked as an analyst in the UK research team at Mirabaud Asset Management covering various sectors and later as an Investment Manager in the private wealth division of the company managing direct equity and fund based portfolios for both onshore and offshore clients.

Annabel currently manages around 70 relationships primarily on a funds based approach and has been particularly involved with entrepreneurs and landed estates clients. She leads the strategy for the bank with respect to female entrepreneurs and  for financial & professional services entrepreneurs.

Annabel is also currently a non-executive Director at the Queen’s Club. Her interests include tennis (she is a member of the International Club of Great Britain), skiing, swimming, shooting and she speaks French.